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

Resurrected version of 1930s-era resort includes Keller & Co.’s ode to Continental cuisine

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THE $20 DINER | Despite its uneven food, the place knows how to take care of its neighbors.

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

2 stars | Neighbors are eating up the Italian American newcomer, for good reason

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THE $20 DINER | From Peruvian chicken to Philly cheesesteaks, you can find a wealth of prepared meals among the organic groceries.

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FIRST BITE | Is the long wait for charred cucumbers, a burger and txuleta for two worth it?

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

ASK TOM | Also needed: Quiet, please, plus a strategy for waiters who handle glasses by the rims.

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THE $20 DINER | Archipelago showcases the flavors that first captivated the founder of the Polynesian-themed chain.

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FIRST BITE | The flagship of the Eaton hotel in downtown D.C. comes with novel twists.

2 stars | Boston import Keith Bombaugh shows he can cook, but many of the dishes need editing.

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THE $20 DINER | Even with less-than-perfect noodles, the Columbia Heights restaurant is still an absorbing experience.

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FIRST BITE | The Patio and the Cafe offer just enough to keep you moving around the grounds.

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

The menu at this gay gathering spot in Dupont Circle is basic — and its icon status secure

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FIRST BITE | Following a string of pop-ups, the Japanese retreat is betting on sushi and small plates.

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

He serves a rare and vivid taste of Africa and the Caribbean at his Wharf restaurant.

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The $20 Diner: Chef Nathan Breedlove has tinkered with the chain’s recipes just enough to upgrade the cuisine without obliterating it.

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