Patrick O'Connell takes out a $17.5 million loan in order to buy out former partner Reinhardt Lynch's 50 percent interest in the Inn at Little Washington. But who gets the dalmatians?
-Sonya "the Black Widow" Thomas may not have won the 2007 Wing Bowl (she placed third), but that doesn't change the fact that the Alexandria-based competitive eater once ate 552 oysters in ten minutes. Damn.
-A new set of ethics rules may have been passed to curb the lavish wining and dining of congressmen, but lobbyists can use the powers of oysters, bagels, and risotto balls to sway lawmakers.