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  • Archive for August 29th, 2007

    Met with my factchecker today

    Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

    We’re almost at the finish line! The drop-dead deadline is September 5th, according to the letter I just got.  Today I met with my fantastic and sweet factchecker, Jennifer Stahl, who works at The New Yorker, for Cuban food at Havana Central on West 46th. Highly recommended (both the factchecker and the restaurant).

    The house were Lincoln’s assassination was planned? Now a Chinese restaurant named Wok n’ Roll

    Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

    Here is a bit of Chinese restaurant trivia: The Washington boarding house on H Street belonging to Mary Surratt, where the assassination of President Lincoln was planned is now a Chinese restaurant called Wok n Roll. (They serve sushi too.) These photos are courtesy of food blogger Erin Zimmer.