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What 'Greatness' Means In The Restaurant World

In the restaurant world, greatness is an elusive concept. Star chefs and quirky menus may generate hype, but they don't guarantee the consistent delivery of unique and memorable culinary experiences. Washingtonian food and wine editor Todd Kliman joins Kojo to explore what makes a restaurant great, how the experience of great food compares to art or music and who can provide it all at affordable prices.

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A viral video shows people lauding fare billed as an "organic" fast-food option that was actually McDonald's. It wasn't just pranksters playing tricks on these poor folks, but maybe their brains, too.
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The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.
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