Georgetown's Café Milano may have been the target of an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States. What? Well, according to the Washington Post, one of the suggested sites of the bombing was "
Meanwhile, a writer at The New Republic takes this as an opportunity to critique the Georgetown restaurant: "...the Saudi ambassador's purported fondness for the place is merely the latest instance confirming that Cafe Milano has become the most fashionable restaurant in Washington, DC., without ever entering the usual intermediate stage of becoming one of the best." The Yelp-ish review further observes that "Cafe Milano is just an okay restaurant, and it's way overpriced," but adds "there's nothing wrong with it or anything." Keeping it classy.
· Iranian plot may have involved ambassador’s favorite restaurant. Cafe Milano? [WaPo]
· Iran behind alleged terrorist plot, U.S. says [WaPo]
· The Mystery of Cafe Milano [TNR]