… A lot of the decor is Chinese in nature, including ba-gua feng shui items over the doors. Inside, one of the first things one see is a huge picture of the management with actress Angelina Jolie, who recently used Thai Kitchen to cater a fund raising dinner for one of her refugee charities….
Xbox Ode Lots of Monkeys A fruitless search for an Xbox 360 produces a very clever piece of writing. An excerpt: Also see: “We have NO Xbox 360s in stock!” From GigMatrix Mean Reds Lagniappe in DC A post that begins by questioning the reasons for blogging quickly develops into a rapid and engaging snapshot of a life assessed. An excerpt: … Like do people really want to hear how my parents divorced just before hurricane Katrina came and rocked our worlds, and how most of my father’s family lost thier homes in the aftermath, and how they are all struggling to maintian a sense of normalcy in their lives, and how my uncle passed away after the hurricane from a brain hemmorhage, and how this, combined with the hurricane has made my entire family depressed? … Thai Kitchen Le Cuvee Americain This blog describes itself as the “opinions and adventures of a Washington, D.C.-based epicure as he cooks and eats around town and around the country.” There are restaurant reviews from many cities but the more recent ones are about DC restaurants, where this writer is based. This excerpt is from a review about the Thai Kitchen on M Street in the West End.
Also Noted: What Western NY and U Street have in common. DC Urban Family. Escalators in Japan versus DC Metro escalators. From Across the Pacific. Plane adventures on the return to DC. … Another announcement in a different voice, “Ladies and gentlemen, I’m agent (forgot his name) and I’m with the FBI. We would like anyone that saw anything unusual outside the plane 10-15 minutes after takeoff to ring their call button and come talk to us.” WHAAAT?!?!? Is Osama on a hang glider outside LA? From Extreme Indifference to Human Life. A fab idea: Tab Returns! From The Long Way. The panda pens: It wasn’t my idea to only let the wealthy zoo donors get first dibs at visiting me, and while I appreciate their philanthropy, it’s kind of starting to creep me out. From The Butterstick Blog. DC’s First Outdoor Holiday Festival Market. From Authentic Art DC. New DC Book Store, Books for America, at at 1417 22nd Street, NW – near the corner of 22nd & P. The best way to describe our place is to say that it is a “community outreach center cleverly disguised as a used book store. From Biblovixen. Metro robbery postscript: Lower the crime rate a bit by giving to the poor. From Sarah’s Feuilletons.