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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Today in Food: Ginger and hot dogs

It’s a trendy taste, but growing baby ginger is no snap. (By Norm Shafer/For The Washington Post)
Did you know that growing period of baby ginger is almost as long as the gestation period for a human newborn? That is just one of many fascinating facts about the immature rhizome in Tim Carman’s cover story in this week’s Food section.

Inside the section, Tom Sietsema checks out Marrakech Lounge, where the drinks shine but the service disappoints.

Bold Bite in Bethesda, the subject of a Good to Go column by Catherine Zuckerman, is a suburban destination for hot dog and sausage fans.

In his Beer column, Greg Kitsock examines the trend of brew pubs moving more and more to off-site brewing to supplement in-restaurant demand.

And Dave McIntyre’s profile of Cameron Hughes explores how a bad economy opened the door for the wine broker to sell his own brand of upscale resale vino.

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