Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

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2 stars | French fare with clever flair makes this neighborhood spot stand out.

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FIRST BITE | Tiny, carefully crafted surprises abound behind the Trump International Hotel.

Don't mope because the U.S. didn't make the World Cup. Take the opportunity to explore international soccer culture at local restaurants and bars.

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

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ASK TOM | Plus, a tour of the city’s increasingly diverse cuisine and a few tips for restaurateurs.

Their Singapore meal featured octopus and beef, ice cream and stuffed cucumbers.

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$20 DINER | If you believe in a business and its employees, support them with tips.

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FIRST BITE | GDL Italian by Giada at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore displays the Food Network star’s thoughtful touch.

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

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3 stars | The import from Philadelphia is nuanced, complex and already a hit in the Atlas District.

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THE $20 DINER | At Siroo and Juk Story, your dining options are almost endless.

Get a preview of José Andrés' forthcoming tacos-and-torta concept, or head to Rockville for delicious Filipino cuisine.

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FIRST BITE | Tacos, Tortas & Tequila and tapas-focused Buena Vida are the latest from Ambar owner Ivan Iricanin.

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

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2 stars | Ashok Bajaj’s latest features a menu rich with vegetables and a room designed to transport

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From chef-driven pizza to smoky jerk chicken, these are the $20 Diner’s favorites.

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The $20 Diner picks his favorites, from barbecue to Nepali curry.

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FIRST BITE | Filipino staples — including the lechon belly and sisig — are worth the wait.

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

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