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Restaurant Eve‘s Cathal Armstrong and Bayou Bakery‘s David Guas recreate George Washington’s beloved hoecakes. [Eatocracy]

BGR‘s Mark Bucher and Good Stuff Eatery‘s Spike Mendelsohn compete in Miami’s 2012 SoBe Burger Bash. [Burger Days]

Ris Lacoste searches for local scallops that don’t suck. [Flavor]

Here’s what guest chef John Currence had cooking last week at Rogue 24. [City Eats]

Jaleo closes for renovations on Feb. 26 [Eater DC]

New resto Carving Room is coming to 300 Massachusetts Ave. NW [Prince of Petworth]

Dessert may be the best option at Sixth Engine. [We Love DC]

Eight great power-breakfast spots in D.C. [Zagat]

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