Food News Review: Hate Chicken, Douchiest Bars, a Shuttering at the Guards

Plus: Luke’s Lobster continues its campaign to stuff every DC neighborhood with buttery sea meat.
Luke's Lobster rolls into Georgetown this month. Photograph by Joshua Yospyn.

D-Bag Bars: Complex rounds up the 25 douchiest bars in DC. Spoiler alert: “Awesomely bad” McFadden’s is number one. [Complex]

#HateChicken: Mayor Vincent Gray has a few professional-slash-legal woes to contend with, but when it comes to Twitter hashtags, the guy can’t be beat. [Twitter]

Transplant Chicken: Speaking of fried chicken and anger, our roundup of the fried-poultry-night trend sparked some unexpected indignation among commenters. [Washingtonian]

Closing of the Guards: Georgetown landlords: always tricky. The Guards closed this
week amidst lease disputes, though an employee tells the Post’s Tim Carman it may reopen.
[WP]

Fernet and Smoked Banana Peels: Gina Chersevani breaks down the Eddy Bar menu for the City Paper. [WCP]

Check, Please: The
Restaurant Association’s president steps down.
[WBJ]

On a Roll: Luke’s
Lobster
is opening a Georgetown restaurant.
[WP]

That’s a Lot of Performance Standards: Eater DC pulls ten of the most fun facts from our own Todd Kliman’s long read on Chef Geoff’s.
[Eater
DC
]

Heels Hero: Our
fashionable friends over at the Shop Around blog feature the Source’s
“power hostess”—who puts all sensible-flats-wearing desk jockeys to
shame by rocking serious heels to a job that requires constant running
around. [Washingtonian]

Another Mexican Restaurant: Crios opens in Dupont Circle with half-price margaritas through Saturday. WaPo’s Fritz Hahn says
they’re pretty good.
[WP]

Political Pig Out: Senators
and their staff gorge on Hill Country to show their support for Big Ag.
Or something. [BCC]

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