*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
63% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track while 28% say it is headed in the right direction. The wrong track number has grown by 7% since December when 56% said it was on the wrong track. [NBC/WSJ 1/23/19]
26% of Americans are satisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time. The dissatisfied rate is 72%. This is the lowest satisfaction rate and the highest dissatisfaction rate since November 2017. [Gallup] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
“Always remember to smell the flowers as you proceed along your life’s path.”
-Justice Jaynee LeVecchia, Supreme Court of New Jersey Continue reading “Quotes”
The 59th presidential election will take place on November 3, 2020.
The list of potential candidates from both parties will be sorted into three categories: “Announced/Running/Formed Committee”, “Testing the Waters” and “Mentioned”. Continue reading “2020”
[Khaetlyn Grindell, candidate for an M.A. in Political Communications at American University School of Public Affairs, assisted with the research for the following section of the WW.]
Two Republican women and five Democratic women lead various party committees. Continue reading “Role of Women in Politics and Government”
[I should note that I have previously written about restaurants that are owned and operated by women:
- I Ricchi – Christine Ricchi, owner/chef – This is the restaurant at which I have the most meals in any given year
- ris – Ris Lacoste, owner/chef]
1310 Kitchen & Bar and DeCarlo’s represent the new and the not so new with both comfort and good food in common.
Remember the Daily Grill? (WW Aug 2005) Its Georgetown location closed sometime last year and 1310 Kitchen & Bar opened in its space on the main floor of the Georgetown Inn.
The executive chef and operator is Jenn Crovato. Crovato has a long successful culinary career in D.C., including time at Galileo, Susan Gage Catering, as a personal chef and doing independent catering. She also trained in Italy. Continue reading “Restaurant: 1310 Kitchen & Bar”
WW has eaten at DeCarlo’s for dinner and sometimes for lunch for more years than I can recount. Yet for reasons I cannot explain, WW has never written about this restaurant. Continue reading “Restaurant: DeCarlo’s”