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“The city water in D.C. is notoriously bad and in deference to our guests’ health we don’t want to offer ‘Chateau Potomac.’ If people insist, we will of course oblige them with tap water, but we feel that bottomless sparkling or still bottled water for .29[cents] is more than fair.”—-Justin Kraemer, general manager of Penn Quarter’s forthcoming eatery Elisir, dishing to DCist about the restaurant’s plan to charge customers 29 cents for filtered water

Photo by Jorge Barrios