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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/17/2012

The state of the Georgetown dining scene

Tuesday, when writing about Mie n Yu closing, I was perhaps a bit harsh about the Georgetown restaurant scene. He wrote: “Only two noteworthy restaurants opened in Georgetown in ten years and now they’re both gone.”

Bandelero Restaurant in Georgetown. (Scott Suchman - For The Washington Post)
Some commenters pointed out that a few more well-regarded restaurants have opened over that time. Here are a few of them:

Bourbon Steak

Farmers Fishers & Bakers (nee Agraria)



Kafe Leopold

Cafe Bonaparte

That’s a pretty good collection. Hopefully we’ll add a few more soon, including Malmaison. So, considering we live under the double weights of high rents and the liquor license moratorium — plus the increased competition from U Street, 14th Street and downtown — we’re doing alright.

Or are we?

[Continue reading Topher Mathews’s post here at The Georgetown Metropolitan.]

Topher Mathews blogs at The Georgetown Metropolitan . The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

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