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  1. the grub street diet
    G. Daniela Galarza Does Not Want to Skip Dessert“The sticky-bun pie lives up to expectations.”
  2. vaccinations
    Washington, D.C., Targets February 1 to Vaccinate Restaurant WorkersThroughout the coronavirus pandemic, food-industry workers have been among those who have borne the brunt of the pandemic.
  3. lawsuits
    DoorDash Will Pay $2.5 Million in Tip-Skimming SettlementThe online delivery platform was sued for using tips for delivery workers’ base pay.
  4. street vendors
    Street-Vendor Organizations Declare Support for Black Lives Matter“We condemn the violence and brutality police are using against those fighting for the right to exist.”
  5. george floyd
    As Protests Continue, Chefs Pledge Solidarity“Our window can be replaced. George Floyd can’t”
  6. the fall classic
    José Andrés Throwing Out the First Pitch at World Series Game 5 in D.C.The same game Trump is expected to attend, if the Astros make it that far.
  7. the other critics
    Is D.C.’s Sushi Nakazawa a Bust?A local critic says it’s crickets inside the lauded sushi destination’s Trump Hotel location.
  8. bankruptcy
    After Sexual-Assault Suit, Mike Isabella’s Restaurant Group to File BankruptcyHe says sales dropped significantly.
  9. protests
    Watch a Woman Confront EPA Chief Scott Pruitt at LunchKristin Mink held her 2-year-old son in her arms as she urged the politician to resign “before your scandals push you out.”
  10. lawsuits
    Chef Mike Isabella Settles Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment at His RestaurantsFinancial terms weren’t disclosed, but the chef promises “corrective measures” to ensure an abuse-free workplace.
  11. sexual harassment
    Former Employee of Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Files New LawsuitThe new complaint alleges that NDAs were used to hush accounts of sexual harassment.
  12. sexual harassment
    Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Sued for Sexual HarassmentA former employee is seeking $4 million in damages.
  13. everybody’s a critic
    Trump’s D.C. Hotel Has Taken Aim at the Local Food Critics“Another big miss not mentioning @TrumpDC Dessert Night happening every Friday.”
  14. food politics
    José Andrés Says He Begged Trump to Walk Back Anti-Mexico CommentsThe chef says he got nowhere — which is when he decided to pull the plug on a restaurant contract.
  15. restaurant reviews
    Here’s Another Look at How Far Restaurants Go to Trick Influential Food CriticsD.C.’s fine-dining world is full of “spies” and “dossiers.”
  16. trump
    Trump Announces He’s Ready to Eat Overcooked Steak in D.C.’s ‘Great Restaurants’Attention, chefs: It’s time to start working on recipes for overcooked steak.
  17. Critic Calls New D.C. Nobu ‘the Most Pretentious Restaurant in Washington’“The specialty of the house … is called obnoxious.”
  18. lawsuits
    Black Workers at Trump Hotel Steakhouse Allegedly Told It’s ‘White America Time’BLT Prime employees claim they got screwed on shifts and dealt with racist co-workers.
  19. stronger together
    Clinton Quietly Supported Comet Ping Pong After the ‘Pizzagate’ ShootingHillary and Bill bought “tons” of pizzas and donated them to a local after-school program.
  20. A Redskins-Themed Bar Racked Up $2.5 Million in Debt After 15 Months in BusinessThe owners opened and closed two other NFL-themed restaurants.
  21. lgbt rights
    Top D.C. Steakhouse Reportedly Tells Gay Couple They Clash with the ‘Ambience’They say the Prime Rib told them it “wouldn’t look right” if they shared dessert.
  22. crime scene
    ‘Pizzagate’ Shooter Is Sentenced to 4 Years in PrisonThe judge told him that she’s “never heard anything like the conduct that brings us here today.”
  23. news you can booze
    Comey’s Hearing Is Giving Day-Drinkers the Perfect Excuse to Start Early at BarsLines at some of America’s drinking establishments stretch for blocks today.
  24. drinking games
    A D.C. Bar Will Give Away Free Drinks Every Time Trump Tweets About ComeyYou have to cope somehow.
  25. pizza! pizza!
    Stranded Amtrak Passengers Waited So Long, They Ordered PizzaA “hangry” rider ordered the pie after being delayed for more than an hour.
  26. lawsuits
    Association for Restaurant Workers Joins Lawsuit Against TrumpThe suit alleges that the president is violating a constitutional clause meant to prevent foreign influence buying.
  27. lawsuits
    The Trump Organization Settled Its Lawsuit With Geoffrey Zakarian, TooNo details were given, outside of both sides saying they’re glad to “amicably resolve our differences.”
  28. crime scene
    Comet Ping Pong Gunman Pleads Guilty to Weapons PossessionHis attempt to “self-investigate” #PizzaGate could put him away for 20 years.
  29. news you can booze
    Female-Run D.C. Distillery Releases Rye Inspired by Hillary ClintonRodham Rye is a blend of “whiskies that are stronger together than apart.”
  30. lawsuits
    A D.C. Restaurant Is Suing Trump Over Unfair CompetitionOne of its attorneys tells the Washingtonian that he’s clearly using the office to gain an advantage over local businesses.
  31. expansions
    Union Square Cafe Will Expand to Washington, D.C., Next YearTuna burgers for the politicos.
  32. unpresidential
    Trump’s Steak Order Is Even Worse Than You ThoughtHe slathered a $54 New York strip in ketchup.
  33. protests
    José Andrés Is Closing His Restaurants Tomorrow to Protest Immigration Policies“A Day Without Immigrants” could have a big impact.
  34. How Does a Neighborhood Restaurant Keep Locals Happy After National Acclaim?The chef-owners of Rose’s Luxury and Olmsted — who are cooking together at the latter tonight — discuss.
  35. interviews
    Chef José Andrés on Trump, the American Dream, and Uniting People With Free Food“We are in a moment when we don’t need enemies — we need bridges.”
  36. seriously?
    Anti-Gay Protesters Are Picketing Outside Comet Ping Pong in Washington D.C.It was at the center of the bizarre Pizzagate hoax.
  37. the future
    Robot Food Deliveries Arrive in D.C. and Silicon ValleyA new start-up wants to truly eliminate all human interaction from food delivery.
  38. golden opportunity
    D.C. Restaurant Honors Trump With a ‘Golden Showers’ BurgerIt’s “drenched with self-tanning cheddar” and “topped with a very small pickle.”
  39. Trump’s Lawsuit Against Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Is Headed to TrialLawyers say settlement talks are at an “impasse.”
  40. trump protests
    Over a Dozen DC Restaurants Will Donate Inauguration Sales to Anti-Trump CausesFifteen spots promise a portion of sales to Planned Parenthood and other aid groups.
  41. masterpieces
    D.C. Restaurant Won’t Add Trump to Its World-Famous Presidential MuralMama Ayesha’s painting features every POTUS since Eisenhower.
  42. lawsuits
    José Andrés Is a Celebrity Chef Willing to Fight Back Against Donald TrumpThe Spanish-born D.C. chef is locked in a legal battle with the president-elect, and he isn’t backing down.
  43. harassment
    Nightclub Recieves Threats After Refusing to Host Alt-Right Inauguration PartyThe venue turned them away after finding out the nature of the party.
  44. food fight
    Donald Trump Could Be Deposed for 7 Hours in the José Andrés Lawsuit in JanuaryHis lawyers’ request to limit the questioning to a couple hours was denied.
  45. pizzagate
    Comet Ping Pong’s Neighbors Want a Pizzeria Date With Mike PenceThey think it will put “an end to this madness.”
  46. crowdfunding
    Comet Ping Pong’s Owners Have Started a GoFundMe to Pay for Restaurant SecurityThey’re asking for $28,000.
  47. insane
    D.C. Pizzeria at Center of Fake Pizzagate Conspiracy Will Reopen TomorrowComet Ping Pong is the focal point of a fake, and now dangerous, conspiracy theory.
  48. interviews
    Why NYC’s Most Acclaimed Sushi Bar Is Opening in Trump’s D.C. Hotel“Whatever’s going on with the White House or whatever’s going on with Donald Trump is not my focus.”
  49. expansions
    The Acclaimed Sushi Nakazawa Will Expand to Donald Trump’s D.C. HotelThe owner says it’s not about politics.
  50. world’s worst customers
    After Hosting White Nationalists, Maggiano’s Will Donate $10K to the ADL“We want to sincerely apologize to the community of Friendship Heights …”
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