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Where D.C. bartenders drink [Eater]

A peek inside Hanoi House [Urban Daddy]

Local butcher Julien Shapiro is a finalist in the World Pate Croute Championship. [Post]

The violent history of nutmeg [NPR]

Sweet Mango reopens in Petworth. [PoP]

Five festive dining options [Zagat]

A foraged feast, holiday cocktail class, and other food events this week [Washingtonian]

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