City Paper is not for tourists
So, you may have heard that our Best of D.C. issue is out. If you haven’t heard: Are you living out of a box in Rock Creek Park or something? Go get one! Even though the issue is the largest in memory for the City Paper, there were some items that just wouldn’t fit. To wit: the classic D.C. Go-Go Band, Mambo Sauce. All of Mambo Sauce (of “Welcome to D.C.” fame and the stars of local label Red C Records) were included in our Classic D.C. Archetypes feature, but didn’t make it to the print issue. For this, we are sorry, because these people are pretty, they’re talented, and they love them some D.C., so here they are, along with their answers to the burning question: What is the Best of D.C.?
Andy White: Ben’s Chili Bowl
Black Boo: We’ve got our own swagger. We march to the beat of our own drum.
Keyboard Chris: We have our own form of music native to our area (until Mambo Sauce spreads it to the rest of the world)!
Yendy: The city’s rich African-American history.