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

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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3 stars | Tae Strain’s changes elevate the David Chang restaurant at CityCenter.

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THE $20 DINER | The Silver Spring bar, which survived a 2015 fire, has reopened with its vintage jukebox and burgers and tots.

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