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Dining during the pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Oct 20, 2021

Something was fishy about this waiter’s sustainable-seafood claims

Readers ask critic Tom Sietsema about "farmed swordfish," bringing outside wine to a restaurant, and call buttons for waiters.
  • Oct 15, 2021

To star or not to star restaurant reviews?

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Oct 13, 2021

El Secreto de Rosita seasons its pan-Latin menu with charms galore

At El Secreto de Rosita, chef Cristian Granada’s cooking gets an eye-catching backdrop on U Street
  • Oct 8, 2021

Tips for finding good food in strange places

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Oct 6, 2021

2021 Fall Dining Guide

Post Food critic Tom Sietsema's 48 favorite restaurants of the year in the D.C. area.
  • Oct 6, 2021

Tom Sietsema’s 10 favorite restaurant dishes in the D.C. area

Tom Sietsema's favorite dishes include a pizza slice, a daiquiri, a stuffed pastry and more.
  • Oct 5, 2021

Quattro Osteria puts fun on the plate and in the room

The owners deliver on their promise of an ‘alternative’ Italian restaurant
  • Oct 1, 2021

The food critic invites Rep. Omari Hardy to dinner to prove the deliciousness of DC’s restaurant scene.

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Sep 29, 2021
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