Best of the Best
Eater critic Bill Addison looks back on his best experiences of 2015. Among them: checking out Washington's burgeoning Southeast Asian dining scene. [E]
Soup Up in Bethesda is shifting its business model slightly. They're becoming more of a fast-casual restaurant and also adding some menu items. [BM]
Report card time
Zagat gets the job of grading the D.C. dining scene of the year. They're giving out high marks for homegrown talent and low marks for barbecue. [Zagat]
Diners don't have to show up on New Year's to try a traditional Korean meal for the holiday. Mandu is serving up Dduk Guk, a meal of rice cakes, ground beef, brisket and egg in a clear beef broth, during dinner through New Year's. They also have half-priced soju, both during dinner at the 18th Street location.