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In tomorrow’s City Paper, you’ll find:

  • A story about the Lai family, proprietors of Huong Que (or Four Sisters), the area’s best-known Vietnamese restaurant. Tim Carman profiles LoAnn Lai, the only one of six siblings to make a clean break from the family business.
  • In Loose Lips: James Jones on how Linda Cropp has taken all sorts of heat for associating with old Marion Barry cronies—and now stands to get nothing in return.
  • Ryan Grim on how he got his stolen car back thanks to a device that the D.C. police has been trying to keep under wraps
  • In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna on one of the biggest chess scandals in years—and the local fellers who helped expose it.
  • A last-chance guide to summer reading: Which wonky political book should you read before vacation’s over? We let the books battle it out.
  • In Young & Hungry: Carman on the best and worst of Restaurant Week
  • Plus film reviews from Mark Jenkins and Tricia Olszewski, music, books, theater, and more