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Trump Grill’s Yelp Approval Rating Is Bad, Plus More Intel

Plus, Winter Restaurant Week includes brunch this year

American Ice Company, a good option for a no-frills NYE.
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Attack of the Yelpers

Eater national has an essential primer for some of the most important Trump-related news for this morning: how the Yelp ratings for Trump Grill are plummeting. But whether the reviews echo legitimate concerns with food quality, service issues, etc., or are a 21st-century protest of the President-elect, we may never know. [E]

Tin Talk

Washington Post tracked down the makers of everyone’s favorite last-second, food-related holiday gift. In this quirky celebration of the tri-flavor popcorn tin, we learn that tins with the likeness of puppies are the best sellers. [WaPo]

Ultimate Dining Deals

POPville has the low-down on Winter Restaurant Week. This year it’s happening Jan. 30 thru Feb. 5th, and will feature specially priced brunch ($22, same as lunch) for the first time ever. [POPville]

Low-Key NYE

If the idea of going all-out for New Year’s Eve — and spending a bundle for the privilege — has you down, Washingtonian’s latest listicle will have you up again. They’ve rounded up some of the best chill bars for spending a very low-key New Year’s Eve in the city. Think: no-frills sipping at Ivy and Coney, El Camino and American Ice Company. [Washingtonian]

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