We Are So Sorry to Tell You That the US Senate Cafeteria Is Holding a Mushroom Festival

It’s been a bad week for mushrooms—but not in the Dirksen Cafe.

Photograph courtesy of Nintendo.

Thanks to Stormy Daniels‘s way with a simile, not too many folks have an appetite for fungi this week. Nonetheless, the Restaurant Associates-run cafe inside the Dirksen Senate Office Building is keeping its September “mushroom festival” going tomorrow.

Your move, White House Mess.

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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 Logan Circle.