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Resy At Home

At Thamee, Music Has Always Been an Essential Part of the Restaurant Magic

At Thamee, the D.C. restaurant that Simone Jacobson opened with her mother, executive chef Jocelyn Law-Yone, and Eric Wang, music…

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The founders of DMV Black Restaurant Week, from left: Furard Tate, Erinn Tucker, and Andra "A.J." Johnson. Black chefs and owners were all over the District, Tucker says, "but there wasn’t really a platform for them to really showcase their talent." // Photo courtesy of DMV Black Restaurant Week

Behind the Line

A Celebration of DC’s Black Restaurants Is Ready to Roll, In a Year Like No Other

It was at the historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington where Erinn Tucker met, and later joined forces…

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The Road Back

Pandemic Pop-Ups Are Changing How We Dine — For the Better

Like many of us, chef Amy Yi had big plans this year. She’d just left her job of the past…

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Behind the Line

The Value of Restaurants Goes Far Beyond the Dining Room, Even More So in a Pandemic Era

A day before thousands of restaurants and bars across America closed their dining rooms because of the coronavirus pandemic, Los…

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