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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
DC
Food
Feel
Price
5.9
5.7
$20
Brotherly love all wrapped up in a tortilla

It’s hard to expect much from a place called Burrito Brothers, and if you’ve lived any length of time in DC and have any appetite for Mexican food, you’ve probably learned to set your expectations low regardless. But Burrito Brothers packs a small surprise. While it still falls short of spectacular, the restaurant offers decent Cal-Mex fare at reasonable prices.

Burrito Brothers has two outposts—one on Pennsylvania Avenue and one on Eye Street—both of which are, without a doubt, unspectacular.… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
DC
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
7.0
$15
If you’re here for an ice-cream sundae, you’re pretty far off

If you’re not Korean, here’s a good game to play: tell one of your Korean friends that you love soondae. She probably won’t believe you at first, but once you convince her that you’re for real, you’ll probably be greeted by a combination of incredulity, newfound respect, and the sense that you’re a slight freak—but in the best possible sense of the word “freak.”

That might be what happens, too, with the staff at this simple, pleasant, gently upmarket restaurant.… [More]