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Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal is officially running for mayor. [Loose Lips]

The top 47 places to eat and drink [Thrillist]

“I look at some of the prices at Fiola, and now [Casa Luca], and shake my head,” critic Todd Kliman says. [Washingtonian]

Hangover observations from DC Central Kitchen’s star-studded Capital Food Fight [Eater]

Ramen sliders are not so great in reality. [Post]

Some Columbia Heights residents aren’t too happy about having a TGI Friday’s in the neighborhood. [PoPville]

Mixologist Gina Chersevani offers holiday cocktail classes. [Zagat]

Photo by Will Sommer