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Try Not to Panic About Chao Ku, and More Intel

Plus, playing with fire (safely)

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R. Lopez

Playing With Fire

DCist has the scoop on how to bring the wonder, the thrill of a flaming alcoholic drinks home. As with most things, it makes sense to start small — setting alight an orange rind garnish — before graduating to a full-flame volcano bowl. Or, ya know, you could leave it to the experts. Up to you. [DCist]

Chicken for All

Nando’s Peri-Peri Chicken has launched a campaign at all six of its D.C.-area stores — a hashtag meant to promote inclusivity from now until the inauguration. “#Everyone Is Welcome” is intended to shine a light on the values that the restaurant says it values: “inclusion, diversity and mutual respect.”

Don’t Panic Yet

Washington City Paper advises those worried about the for-sale status of the townhouse that holds Chao Ku. The restaurant’s owner tells the paper that there aren’t actually any plans to close just yet — the sale is a precautionary measure. Here’s hoping. [WCP]

Georgetown Hosts a VIP

Hillary Clinton was spotted dining out at Cafe Milano in Georgetown. She was dining in a private room at the joint, with friends former Rep Ellen Tausher and Capricia Marshall. [WaPo]

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