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Restaurant Review: Buca di Beppo

March 6, 2015 Are you familiar with Buca di Beppo, an Italian family-style restaurant? No? Let me give you a clue, then…. This past Wednesday night, my boyfriend and I went to Buca di Beppo for dinner…because I was STARVING. When I’m that hungry, I MUST go somewhere where I KNOW the food is always going to be delicious. I mean, who wants to try a new place when they’re really hungry, only to not like the food??? So, this restaurant chain, which has locations from California to NY, serves food in large quantities. For instance, a small serving is enough to feed TWO people! A large can feed FOUR people. Let me tell you, you definitely get your money’s worth! Restaurants are in business to serve customers and make a profit, right? You seriously do not need a degree to understand this concept. Totally not rocket science. How do they make money? By providing good food and great service! It’s a shame when it’s a hit and miss, which is what we have experienced …

The 100 Very Best Restaurants for 2014

November 1, 2014 A $250-per-person modernist joy ride with José Andrés at the wheel. A $12.50 takeout box of the crispiest fried chicken we’ve ever tasted. Those are two ends of the wild and colorful spectrum of our critics’ favorite places to eat this year. In between, there are some terrific newcomers (a couple of which landed in our ranked list of the top 25 restaurants), fabulous splurges and affordable gems, and plenty of other reasons to get excited about going out to dinner. The list is obviously VERY long. Too long to put in a blog. I mean, really. We’re just thinking of YOU, our beloved readers! So, if ya got a minute to spare (and we hope you do!), check the list out at this link right here (but be sure to come back!): http://www.washingtonian.com/projects/dining/100Best2014/index.html See any favorites on the list? Know of a restaurant that SHOULD have made the list? Well, don’t just sulk about it…tell us! I think you know what to do: leave a comment, share, like. We’re all ears! …