Latest from Tom Sietsema

Dining during the pandemic

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Jul 28, 2021

La Bise adds a fun French touch to downtown Washington

Ashok Bajaj replaces Oval Room with chef Tyler Stout’s French cooking
  • Jul 23, 2021

“Will old-style good service ever return?”

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Jul 21, 2021

Caruso’s Grocery is the old-school Italian restaurant of your dreams

Chef Matt Adler and the Neighborhood Restaurant Group have an Italian-American winner in Hill East.
  • Jul 16, 2021

“Where on earth have all the restaurant workers gone?”

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Jul 14, 2021

The food critic gets critiqued: What Tom Sietsema learned in a year of pandemic home cooking

Tom Sietsema spent a year reviewing takeout and delivery -- and reacquainting himself with his home kitchen.
  • Jul 14, 2021

José Andrés brings Spanish comfort food — including a lot of eggs — to Bethesda

Spanish Diner replaces Jaleo in Bethesda and boasts the same exuberance.
  • Jul 9, 2021

Readers to restaurants: Please keep doing takeout

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Jul 7, 2021

A great new Korean restaurant sets itself apart from the pack

Incheon in Northern Virginia features a tasting menu by chef Justin Ahn.
  • Jul 2, 2021

Everyone wants to eat out on holidays. But should they?

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
  • Jun 30, 2021
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