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October 2000 Washingtonian Magazine Contents – Best & Worst

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Capital Comment Hungry for Tennessee ribs or Texas brisket? . . . Offensive pressies . . . Norton moving?

Where & When Art nouveau at the National Gallery, Emmylou Harris at the Warner, Evelyn Glennie with NSO.

Rooms at the Top A hotel architect describes luxury. By Ken Adelman.

Schoolhouse Stomp Bluegrass rules on Saturday night. By Jo Ann Simmons.

Getting There Training for a marathon means both joy and pain. Running one can change your life. By Courtney Rubin.

Business Hall of Fame Five who turned success into service. By Leslie Milk.

What Twins Can Tell Us About Ourselves Studying twins yields surprising insights into nature versus nurture–how much of who we are is genetic and how much the result of environment. By John Pekkanen.

Spin Doctor Scott Henry loves being behind a turntable. To his fans, he's as big a star as the artists whose records he plays. By Brooke Lea Foster.

Citizen Bradley David Bradley wanted to be a pol but got rich instead. Now he's on his way to being DC's next big media mogul. By Harry Jaffe.

Secret Gardens Photographer Sam Abell sees gardens where others might not.

Happy Feet With his daring choreography, Septime Webre is bringing joy and excitement to dancers and audiences. By Laura Elliott.

Best and Worst The top pizza, crabcakes, burgers, baguettes, fries, happy hours, ice cream, bargain getaways, and more. Plus a 35th-anniversary special: the best shows, restaurants, Redskins, and movies since 1965.Then and Now: A lot has changed since The Washingtonian's debut.

Dining Out A guide to good restaurants in Columbia, plus reviews of TenPenh and West 24 in DC, Rico y Rico and Monte Carlo in Maryland, J. Gilbert's, Crystal Pallas, Palladio, and Prince Michel in Virginia.

Wine, Best Bites

How to Cook Up a Great Kitchen Three high-style kitchens, by Ellen Upton Schofield. Plus–how to buy appliances, where to find cabinets, sinks, fixtures, and more.

Real Estate Assisted living that feels like home. By Yvonne Kalawur.

Luxury Homes Fahrenkopfs buy for $2,500,000. By Deborah Hearns.

First Person A true hat fits both head and soul. By Charlie Clark.