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  • Head Down to the Harbor, Part I: Prince George’s County often is derided by particular local foodies for not having a robust restaurant scene, at least in comparison to the District and Montgomery County. National Harbor, the mega-development on the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, has added a cluster of dining establishments in recent years. if you’re curious about what the county has to offer restaurant wise, check out National Harbor’s own restaurant week. [The Feast]
  • Head Down to the Harbor, Part II: Washington City Paper‘s Best of 2011 kick-off party is Wednesday evening at Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place in Georgetown Harbour. Free food! More info here. Be sure to RSVP. [WCP]
  • Head Up the Pike: If you feel that D.C.’s Chinablock doesn’t really offer much authenticity in the Chinese food department, Rockville should make up for it with plenty of places serving “plump dumplings, hand-pulled noodles, northern-Chinese dim sum, and other regional dishes.” [Washingtonian]
  • Head Over to Clarendon: The Mad Rose Tavern in Clarendon is just about ready for prime time. It’ll be open to the public on Wednesday. [ARLNow]