Happy Chinese New Year! Some tasty places to celebrate: Zentan, Toki Underground and The Source by Wolfgang Puck. [We Love DC]

Hungry for Chinese peasant food the way they used to make it? You know, during the rule of Mao Zedong? There’s a book for that. [NPR]

Iconoclastic Alamo Drafthouse aims to open in the District. [Arts Desk]

The Monocle isn’t usually open on Saturday or Sunday. But, for Restaurant Week, the closest restaurant to the Capitol building made an exception. Maybe it shouldn’t have. [The Root DC]

The Inn at Little Washington in Virginia earns its 24th straight five-diamond rating from AAA, a record stint for non-suckitude. [Eater DC]

D.C.’s Bier Baron and ChurchKey retain standing among Draft magazine’s 100 best beer bars. Notable local omissions: Meridian Pint, Brasserie Beck, Pizzeria Paradiso and Black Squirrel. [DCist]

Making its debut at Smoke & Barrel, DC Brau’s newest draft “Thyme After Thyme” pleases one critic much more than the food. [DC Dining]

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