Restaurant: Q

Rita, Bob and Debbie and I went to Q for dinner.

The reception desk is straight ahead as you walk in. To the far left there is a section of 4 person booths the length of the dining room. They are separated from the balance of the restaurant by a half wall. On the other side of that wall are 2 person booths also running the length of the restaurant.
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Restaurant: Amaranth Restaurant

I have eaten at this restaurant several times always with Jay and Rita and a couple of times including Debbie. It is one of Jay and Rita’s favorites. On my most recent visit it was just Rita, Jay and me for lunch on a Wednesday. Continue reading “Restaurant: Amaranth Restaurant”

Restaurant: True Food Kitchen

This is a relatively new restaurant in Bethesda. Locations can be found in twelve other states. One of the founders is the renowned physician Dr. Andrew Weil. Its menu is based on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet, described as a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their lifetime. Continue reading “Restaurant: True Food Kitchen”

The Congress

“As a country, we are becoming more partisan, with our last election the most parliamentary in our history. Every single Senate race was won by the same party as the presidential race in that state, and 400 out of 435 House districts voted the same way for House and president.” [Charlie Cook, 5/25/17]

There is one thing on which Democrats and Republicans agree; when asked whether local issues or national issues are most important when folks cast their votes for Congress, national issues wins, hands down.
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Restaurant: Le DeSales

Whitney, Lee, Debbie and I went to Le DeSales about two months after it opened.

The restaurant has two primary sections. As you enter the restaurant there is a greeter’s stand and a series of dining tables that seat up to 72 people. Just beyond the greeter’s station are two back-to-back booths each seating two. To the far left there is a leather banquette with seating for several 2s and 4s.
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Restaurant: The Grilled Oyster Co.

Sherry and Mike, Diane and John and Debbie and I had dinner on a Sunday night at “the grilled oyster”.

Once we sat down a couple of plates were placed in the center of the table, each containing several pieces of carrot, celery and a form of cracker and a sauce.
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