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Tale of Two (Food) Cities - The Washington Flyer

September 28, 2009
Featured in The Washington Flyer
Monday, September 28, 2009
BY: David Hagedorn

What happens when a famished food critic dives into Paris and D.C., intent on making culinary comparisons?

Conventional wisdom has it that the Parisian culinary scene stands alone, and other international heavyweights (think New York, Barcelona, Tokyo) linger proudly in its shadow. Same thing applies to Washington, a town on every foodie’s hot list. Which prompted me to do a little comparison during a recent trip to Paris. I intentionally scouted restaurants that match the ambitions of specific D.C. dining spots and came away with a list of delicious stops in both cities—a dual-city throwdown—that will leave all visitors smiling. Read the full story