City Paper is not for tourists
* Burning question! Why employ a “guest blogger”? Get your own blog! It’s easy! Still, yesterday, Prince of Petworth debuted “The Restaurant,” a new series by a guest-blogger called Julian: a writer, waiter, and master of the simile. Writes “Julian”: “The staff, from what I noticed up front, was attractive and friendly, yet tightly knit–like a potato sack I desperately wanted to cut into with my personality and strong work ethic.” Never have I more appreciated the subtle artistry of the “Door of the Day.”
* Speaking of the Olympics: Despite my policy to ignore them at all costs, gymnastics events are better now, Slate says.
* Meanwhile, says WaPo, ping-pong gets the shaft!
* Tonight: If you don’t wear shorts, they’ll cut your pants off. Is that a promise?
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