The 10 best bars to remind you of summer [DCist]

Tom Sietsema gives Marcel’s 3.5 stars. [Post]

Todd Kliman defends Inn at Little Washington‘s drop in best restaurants ranking. [Washingtonian]

Grand Trunk, “serving South Asian American fast food,” opens Jan. 15 in Penn Quarter. [PoPville]

Chef Tim Ma shares more details about Chase the Submarine sandwich shop. [Eater]

Cuban sandwiches get a makeover at Duke’s Grocery. [Express]

Photo of El Rey by Jessica Sidman