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Food Around Kansas City

Fiola DC

Though Fiola is new to the DC dining scene, its chef/owner Fabio Trabocchi is not. The James Beard award winner is back after leaving the area to run Fiamma in New York’s SoHo.  Before that, he ran the kitchen at Maestro in Tyson’s Corner. It’s safe to say DC diners are happy that he has […]

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Proof–Washington, DC

There’s a very good reason why Proof is considered one of Washington, DC’s hot spots of the moment, in the hopping Penn Quarter. Although I’ve only been there once, I can’t express my enthusiasm enough. Incredible food, exhaustive wine list, attractive decor and a fun vibe all combine to make the experience a special one. […]

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Oyamel–Washington, DC

Put Oyamel on your list the next time you visit our nation’s capitol. This attractive restaurant features small plates and authentic Mexican flavors, best enjoyed family style to experience the entire array of offerings on the menu. Mole is an intense sauce, made with a variety of chile pods, fruit and nuts. Oyamel makes several […]

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