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bearnaise-spike-mendehlson-washington-dc.jpgWaPo critic Tom Sietsema files a first look at Béarnaise, the recently opened steak-frites restaurant from former cheftestapant Spike Mendelsohn in DC. The food has some flaws despite a "menu this brief," but the service was overly attentive: "Every few minutes, someone was interrupting our conversation ... 'Bon appetit!' one eager puppy had a habit of saying every time he dropped off a dish." [WaPo]
[Photo: R. Lopez]

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