State of the Nation

*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.

55% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track, including 51% of men and 59% of women. 33% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction. This includes 39% of men and 28% of women. [Econ/YouGov 9/10/19] Continue reading “State of the Nation”

President Trump

As of September 8th, the Politico/Morning Consult survey found that 43% of registered voters approve of the job that President Trump is doing as president while 54% disapprove. Those approving of the job he is doing include 40% of women, 46% of men, 33% of Hispanics, 15% of African Americans, 82% of Republicans and 10% of Democrats. Continue reading “President Trump”

Restaurant: CUT

In 2013, the Capella Hotel, opened on the C&O Canal. It had a restaurant called the Grill Room which was reviewed in the May 2013 Washington Watch. The Capella became the Rosewood Hotel in 2016. The hotel closed for renovations in October 2018 and reopened in early August of this year. Continue reading “Restaurant: CUT”

Restaurant: Queen’s English

Debbie and I, along with Amy and Peter, went to Queen’s English on a Saturday night.

The restaurant first opened on April 10, 2019 and is co-owned by Chef Henji Cheung and his spouse, Sarah Thompson, who told us that she was also a chef at an earlier time. During the day, Sarah helps with the food prep and then when the restaurant is open, she manages the dining room. Continue reading “Restaurant: Queen’s English”