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By the Numbers

Restaurant stats that might surprise you.

5,700 steamed crabs are eaten on the Fourth of July at Cantler’s in Annapolis

4,032 crabs are eaten on an average summer day at Cantler’s

2,500 pounds of flour get used each day at Hyattsville’s Upper Crust Bakery

2,100 avocados are turned into tableside guacamole each week at Rosa Mexicano

500 oysters are slurped every night at Oceanaire Seafood Room

175 orders of California rolls are slung each week at Sushi-Ko

125 doughnuts are served at a Sunday brunch at Colorado Kitchen

100 pounds of Vidalia onions get used in a day at Vidalia

5 varieties of olive oil are in the kitchen at Komi

Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Petworth.