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Mama Knows Bites: Critic Todd Kliman‘s mom awards Kushi four stars: “This is good—this is really good.”[Washingtonian]

New Kitchen Cabinet: Cleveland Park’s Medium Rare has a new chef: “JaiJuan Sheffield, who comes to the single-dish concept from stints at Ray’s the Steaks (both locations) and Clyde’s at Gallery Place.” [WaPo]

Bubbling Over: Chinatown’s forthcoming Graffiato will have prosecco on tap. [The Feast]

Salty Situation: Patrons at Oyamel wait-out a suspicious package scare over margaritas. [Eater DC]

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