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Around the MCI Center

By Fritz Hahn Staff Writer
Friday, April 29, 2005;

With the Washington Wizards in the NBA playoffs, thousands of basketball fans will descend on the already crowded streets of Penn Quarter and Chinatown, looking for a place to grab something to eat before tipoff or a bar to celebrate -- or drown their sorrows -- after the game. With that in mind, here is a selection of our favorite restaurants, watering holes and clubs near the MCI Center. (You can find longer lists of restaurants and bars in our Entertainment Guide.)

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