By Kelly DiNardo
Several years ago, Ms. Metrocurean, another food writer friend of ours and I enjoyed an offal meal at Babbo in Manhattan. In the background, Led Zeppelin strummed on. Chef Mario Batali likes to rock. Suddenly I was tuning in to the more unique sounds restaurants were playing and eventually I wrote about it for USA Weekend.
Inspired by the musical menus being dished up, here is Sound Bites, an occasional post featuring tasty mini-playlists from restaurants around DC.
"The Boys Are Back In Town," Sawyer Brown
"Imagine," John Lennon
"Paper Planes," M.I.A.
"Good Day Sunshine," Beatles
Zola Wine & Kitchen
"Under the Bridge," Red Hot Chili Peppers
"Come Together," Beatles
"Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand
"Mr. Brightside," The Killers
"Learn to Fly," Foo Fighters
Hard Rock Cafe
(while waiting for UrbanDaddy.com's Jeff Dufour and fellow Walk of Shame band mates to go on stage)
"Common People," William Shatner
"Business Time," Flight of the Conchords
"Everybody Wants To Rule the World," Tears for Fears
Kelly DiNardo is a freelance writer and the author of Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique.