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January 2001 – Here Comes George W

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Capital Comment What's in, what's out . . . Stupid pundit predictions . . . What will Bill do next? . . . Mark Russell's very good year.

Where & When Striking photos of India at the Sackler . . . Gypsy at Signature . . . Barber of Seville at the KenCen . . . Washington Antiques Show.

Balancing Act A disability need not define you. By Ken Adelman.

In Search of White Diamonds On the truffle trail with top chefs. By Thomas Head.

Still My Best Girl Alzheimer's disease slowly took his wife away, but her light shines on. By Tom Foley.

16 Local Heroes Washingtonians of the year 2000. By Leslie Milk and Ellen Ryan.

Rising Star Envying Melissa Sagemiller. By Shana Liebman.

A Daughter's Journey A trip to China with her parents was the key to understanding who they really are. By Sharon Liao.

No More Tater Tots Gourmet fare at private schools. By Brooke Lea Foster.

House Sales of the Year Buyers still bid for high-priced properties. By Deborah Hearns.

Here Comes George W.! A special section on how the new President will change Washington, plus winners and losers, ten power restaurants, secrets of the White House, the new "A" list, where to find real Texas here, and more.

75 People Who Will Do Anything for You They'll make your life easier by fixing things, running errands, doing your wash, cooking meals, and other chores. By Ellen Ryan.

Perfect Wedding Guide For any celebration, here are Washington's top caterers, florists, musicians, photographers, and more. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse.

Benefits Dutch and Russian balls, plus antiques-show weekend.

Dining Out Reviews of Roberto Donna's Vivo! and Mimi's American Bistro in DC, Kingfish in Alexandria, Betawi Grill in Bethesda, Tiffin in Langley Park, and Thanh Thahn in Wheaton.

Wine Finding New Year cheer. By Ann Berta.

Best Bites Inauguration menus, bubbly for New Year's, a new steakhouse and wine bar in Tysons, Chinese New Year at Yanÿu.

First Person Chaos with ketchup. By Jonathan Kronstadt.