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Little Serow: Minibites, January 1, 2012 – January 7, 2012

Minibites are delicious samplings of Don’s culinary adventures, condensed, distilled, and always meant to be savored with your Monday morning coffee. The DCDining.com Restaurant Guide, i.e., Le Grand Champ, is located exclusively on donrockwell.com. (For an extra shot, click on the link … Continue reading

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Comet Ping Pong, Chevy Chase

(See the May 6, 2011 Review here.) One of my favorite things about Comet Ping Pong is the quality of the wines available by the glass, half-carafe, and full carafe. A 2007 Chateau Jouclary Cabardès ($6) is a Grenache-driven blend that’s … Continue reading

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Blue 44, Chevy Chase

It was the day of the donrockwell.com picnic, and after spending an afternoon feasting on 18 different types of pork, I wanted a light dinner. Blue 44, with its strong influences from Pittsburgh, isn’t the type of restaurant that a … Continue reading

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Comet Ping Pong, Chevy Chase

(I feel funny pigeonholing Comet Ping Pong and Buck’s Fishing and Camping into a neighborhood.) A few years back, Jamie Liu and I partook in The Fab Forno, and it really became clear that Comet Ping Pong was putting out … Continue reading

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Don Pollo, Bethesda, MD

Don Pollo is nominally in Chevy Chase, but I can’t see anything north of Bradley being anything but Bethesda, borders be damned. If you’re heading north on Wisconsin from the District, you can sometimes get lucky and snare street parking … Continue reading

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Indique Heights, Chevy Chase, MD

At around 8 PM on a Friday, I was happy to see Indique Heights full of people — they were doing over 100 covers that night (and on a related note, Lia’s was even more packed). It was nice to … Continue reading

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Buck’s Fishing and Camping, Chevy Chase

I’ve been to Buck’s Fishing and Camping probably two dozen times since it opened in 2003, but never have I had a meal as poor as the one this past Saturday evening (*). At 9 PM, the restaurant was surprisingly … Continue reading

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