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January 1999 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – 100 Very Best Restaurants

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Capital Comment What's in and out in 1999 . . . DC's new First Lady is a lot like Hillary . . . Posties protest $50,000 salaries.

Where & When King John at the Shakespeare Theatre . . . Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center . . . Winter art classes.

Terrible Secret Sexual abuse is rarely talked about. Iris Beckwith wants to break the silence. Edited by Ken Adelman.

Man, Could They Write Reporters who could really tell a story. By Richard Victory.

No Paper, No Ink Will electronic books replace the superstores? By Robyn Gearey.

Washingtonians of the Year Local heroes who make the city a better place. By Leslie Milk and Ellen Ryan.

Great Eyes Masters of American photography at the Phillips. By Courtney Rubin.

In Black and White Keith Plummer begged and borrowed to make his movie. Now it's ready for the big screen. By Cynthia Hacinli.

Getting a Gift of Life A transplant is a medical miracle that comes out of tragedy. Here are stories of lives lost and saved. By Diane Granat.

Teddy Sleeps Here Senator Kennedy's $2,775,000 Georgian Colonial in DC's Kalorama wasn't the priciest house purchased in 1998. By Deborah Hearns.

Duke Washington celebrates the 100th birthday of a great musician and a beloved son of the city. By Barbara Matusow.

100 Very Best Restaurants The finest dining in Virginia, Maryland, and DC–plus 20 to watch. By David Dorsen, Cynthia Hacinli, Thomas Head, and Robert Shoffner.

What's New, Wine Adviser

The Perfect Wedding Guide One couple's story of the joys and frustrations of planning a wedding. Plus, the best caterers, florists, musicians, photographers, bridal shops, reception sites, jewelers, and other experts for the big day. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.


Real Estate Luxury Rentals

The Dude Could Talk Memories of Monday nights with Joe Theismann. By Dan Lovett.

Singles How to Meet a Harvard Man. By Courtney Rubin.

First Person Bosom Buddies. By Jay Sumner.