Cafe Milano in Georgetown is the place to see and be seen. According to the Washington Post’s gossip column “Reliable Source,” it’s also the location for a foiled terror plot against the Saudi Ambassador to the United States:

I mention this because the Saudi ambassador’s purported fondness for the place is merely the latest instance confirming that Cafe Milano has become the most fashionable restaurant in Washington, DC., without ever entering the usual intermediate stage of becoming one of the best.”

-Timothy Noah, “The Mystery of Cafe Milano.”

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