FDCDC #14: Rose’s Luxury, drunk

It all started with a rain storm. There are a few restaurants in DC that are able to keep the hype machine active while enacting a no reservations, waiting-in-line-forever policy. They rely on buzz and damn good food to keep the lines going strong. One is Bad Saint, which I...

FDC #48 Gray Duck Tavern

Four years of Fancy Dinner Club has all led to this — Gray Duck Tavern. Is this a proudly defiant nod to Minnesota’s status as the only state that plays the beloved children’s game, Duck Duck Gray Duck, correctly? Or is it a cynical ploy aiming to appeal to the...

FDCDC #13: Etete

Back in December 2015, I flew out to DC to search for apartments in advance of the big move from Minneapolis. I still distinctly remember having a really nice conversation with my Uber driver from the airport, whose name was G.G. He talked about how he had moved to DC...

FDC #47: The Grand Cafe

Our latest culinary adventure took us to the Grand Café in South Minneapolis, a small French-inspired café helmed by local all-star team Jaime Malone and Erik Anderson. It was such a fantastic meal all around that I’m actually at a loss for words on how to describe it… The meal...

FDCDC #12: Tail Up Goat

Adams Morgan is not known for fanciness. It’s known for bars where you drink to get drunk, various jumbo slices, and hookah bars. What Becky, Jane, and I learned one sweltering Sunday evening is that AdMo can be fancy if you know where to look. And I’m serious when I...

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