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Individual cities are profiled often for food culture and yet, for all the lists of the nation’s “top food cities,” the debate over cuisine from city to city lacks the kind of hard-nosed, shoeshine reporting devoted to other topics deemed more serious. Enter Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema, who took to the road to thoroughly investigate the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s top ten “food cities.” We’ll find out what he learned –and why D.C. made the list on Food Wednesday.
- Tom Sietsema Food Critic, Washington Post; author of "The Washington Post Dining Guide" (2003)
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