Soundtrack: Soundgarden's "Burden In My Hand." Because grunge rock is always better with a little dose of ragtime. The reunited Soundgarden performs at a sold-out D.A.R. Constitution Hall tonight.
Here's what you might have missed yesterday while studying up for Lance Armstrong's two-part Oprah confessional:
Bethesda's the Box Bar & Grill, whose pseudo-Hooters aesthetic always made for a difficult recommendation, is on its way out; it will be replaced by the Dry Fried Wing Company. (Anyone up for some dry wings?) [BethesdaNow]
While we're talking about Bethesda: Smoke BBQ is now open, at last. Stopped in for dinner last night; order the ribs. [Bethesda Magazine]
Bar hopping this inauguration weekend? City Paper has a handy map of the establishments that can stay open 24/7 through Monday. [WCP]
A car ended up in the C&O Canal in Georgetown. [We Love DC]
The president and first lady dined at Cafe Milano last night in honor of FLOTUS's 49th birthday. To wit:
O's taste in restaurants going downhill in 2nd term. MT @markknoller: Obama has taken the First Lady out to birthday dinner at Cafe Milano.
— Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) January 18, 2013