Fantastic Pork and Bourbon at The Pig

I have eaten at The Pig in Washington, D.C. three times now. The most recent of these was on October 31- Monday of this week. That meal was with a work colleague, the one before that was by myself at the bar, and the one before that was a social occasion with a friend. All three meals have been fantastic. There is really only one problem: You pretty much have to be willing to eat pork to dine there. Happily, this wasn’t Lent and thus no obstacle for me. Continue reading “Fantastic Pork and Bourbon at The Pig”

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC

I stayed at the Mandarin Oriental in DC from October 31 to November 2. It is a fantastic hotel, although it struck me as more of a place to have a nice vacation rather than a work conference (which was the purpose of the trip). Some of the nice things about this place: Continue reading “Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC”