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    By Alexandra Greeley

    Restaurant Review ~ Char Bar / 2142 L St., NW

    Not Just BBQ. Although the name does suggest that this Washington Circle / West End neighborhood eatery is a barbecue joint, that does not tell the tale of the kitchen’s cuisine, nor even about the type of food served here. According to the restaurant’s website, Char Bar is a totally ...

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    Alexandra Greeley is a food writer, editor, and restaurant reviewer. She has authored books on Asian and Mexican cuisines published by Simon & Schuster, Doubleday, and Macmillan. Other credits include restaurant reviews and food articles for national and regional publications, as well as former editor of the Vegetarian Times and former food editor/writer for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Click here to visit her website.