FDC #49: You’ll Never Believe What Restaurant We Went To This Month! (It’s JUN)

Wow, you clicked! And because you’re a ✨SPECIAL✨ visitor, we’ve got a special review for you this month! A 2-for-1! That’s right, this month we had two meals: JUN and… JUN! What?! OMG! Yes, that’s right, on a fateful Tuesday in October, two of us — Matt and myself —...

Dr. Pepper: A Challenge in Pairing

In light of recent Dr. Pepper/Zodiac Killer-related events, we asked noted author and local food eater, Richard McLarn, to share what pairs best with this buzzworthy drink. Below is his sound advice. Any idiot can pair their food with a wine just like any stripper can dance to the song...

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...

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