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

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$20 DINER | These destinations span the spectrum from traditional to modern fusion.

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FIRST BITE | But the season’s vegetarian four-course menu could use more finesse.

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

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2.5 stars | After stints working with and for others, Jason Maddens opens his own place in Loudoun County

The champion snowboarder could really go for some ice cream, right now.

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Restaurant staff and/or experienced diners should stop mocking people who go out for the Hallmark holiday.

The Florida story revived a debate about tipping and whether staff deserve them for takeout orders

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FIRST BITE | With dazzling decor and a wood-fired menu, there’s a new reason to visit Adams Morgan’s Line hotel.

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

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3 stars | Only 3 months old, Fabio Trabocchi’s Spanish seafood restaurant at the Wharf proves the city’s scene is as vibrant as ever

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THE $20 DINER | The Landover Hills taqueria makes almost everything in-house, from tortillas to mole poblano.

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It's so embarrassing to be a woman who eats chips. Doritos to the rescue!

Plus: a roundup of the notable closures, such as Drift, French Quarter Brasserie and more.

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FIRST BITE | Bethesda’s TapaBar may have struggled to lure weeknight diners, but its replacement is a disappointment.

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

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2.5 stars | Sons of restaurateurs turn out vibrant flavors in a colorful fast-casual spot

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THE $20 DINER | Alatri Bros. takes over a beloved institution.

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FIRST BITE | Swiss-born Italian Loris Navone’s pasta, and more, reinvigorate this downtown destination.

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

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