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Restaurant Spotlight: Hunan Lion

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From the red-and-gold glowing tent over the entrance to the two life-sized lion statues guarding the doors, or the more than 300-year-old tapestry hanging in the entrance way, your first steps into Hunan Lion are accompanied with quite an impression to say the least.

The Peak Oil Crisis: America’s Electricity

Earlier this week, the National Conference of State Legislators held an energy policy forum entitled “The Future of State Electricity Policy” for the benefit of legislators from all over the U.S. who were attending the annual conference. At the outset, the organizers announced they had been considering a transportation fuels forum, but had finally deemed […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Cafe Deluxe

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With its red sign gleaming from the side of Chain Bridge Road, Cafe Deluxe is nearly tucked away under a building. However, its location is the only thing that’s partially hidden. Cafe Deluxe provides big meals with big flavor by adding its own twists on classic meals, and the restaurant combines hearty, traditional dishes with […]

Restaurant Spotlight: The Mexicali Blues

Chipotle is okay I guess. They are spacious and well air conditioned. The bathrooms are usually clean, the music is awful but at least you can ignore it, the prices aren't completely outrageous. The burritos are pretty big, and you can customize them to your liking. They have orange soda about 80% of the time.

Restaurant Spotlight: King Street Blues

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King Street Blues touts itself as “comfort food with a southern accent.” This is not entirely accurate, but definitely more catchy than “above average diner kinda dressed up like a blues bar.”

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Restaurant Spotlight: Aladdin’s Eatery

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Looking for a meal that’s light-yet-satisfying with an exotic twist? Aladdin’s Eatery is your place to try Lebanese cuisine with flavorful and well-spiced dishes at a good price. The restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine, from grilled kabobs to rolled pitas, with ample fresh vegetables making their way into every dish.

Restaurant Review: La Madeleine

La Madeleine, the French bistro and cafe with eight different locations in D.C., is a total oxymoron. While most chain restaurants are built on convenience and strive to feed the masses with food that is both quick and cheap, the ever-growing bistro has found success using a more laissez faire approach.

Restaurant Review: Dr Dremo

Those familiar with the area along Wilson Boulevard have surely noticed a change within the past few years. The once charming neighborhood of small shops and boutiques is slowly being overwhelmed by chain stores like Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, Cheesecake Factory and Bertucci’s. There are, however, small pockets of familiarity located within the pre-fabricated “urban […]