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Food News Review: Hate Chicken, Douchiest Bars, a Shuttering at the Guards

Plus: Luke’s Lobster continues its campaign to stuff every DC neighborhood with buttery sea meat.

Luke's Lobster rolls into Georgetown this month. Photograph by Joshua Yospyn.

D-Bag Bars: Complex rounds up the 25 douchiest bars in DC. Spoiler alert: “Awesomely bad” McFadden’s is number one. [Complex]

#HateChicken: Mayor Vincent Gray has a few professional-slash-legal woes to contend with, but when it comes to Twitter hashtags, the guy can’t be beat. [Twitter]

Transplant Chicken: Speaking of fried chicken and anger, our roundup of the fried-poultry-night trend sparked some unexpected indignation among commenters. [Washingtonian]

Closing of the Guards: Georgetown landlords: always tricky. The Guards closed this week amidst lease disputes, though an employee tells the Post’s Tim Carman it may reopen. [WP]

Fernet and Smoked Banana Peels: Gina Chersevani breaks down the Eddy Bar menu for the City Paper. [WCP]

Check, Please: The Restaurant Association’s president steps down. [WBJ]

On a Roll: Luke’s Lobster is opening a Georgetown restaurant. [WP]

That’s a Lot of Performance Standards: Eater DC pulls ten of the most fun facts from our own Todd Kliman’s long read on Chef Geoff’s. [Eater DC]

Heels Hero: Our fashionable friends over at the Shop Around blog feature the Source’s “power hostess”—who puts all sensible-flats-wearing desk jockeys to shame by rocking serious heels to a job that requires constant running around. [Washingtonian]

Another Mexican Restaurant: Crios opens in Dupont Circle with half-price margaritas through Saturday. WaPo’s Fritz Hahn says they’re pretty good. [WP]

Political Pig Out: Senators and their staff gorge on Hill Country to show their support for Big Ag. Or something. [BCC]

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  • EastGeorgetowner

    I like reading the Washingtonian blogs, but you didn't REALLY just use the word "douchiest" in an article, indeed in a headline, did you? Besides the fact that there are much more intelligent adjectives out there to convey your point, that's just gross. Is this the image you want for Washingtonian Magazine? And it's no answer that the article that you linked to uses the words -- you could still have come up with something more appropriate.

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