CHEF 5 BITES } Harper McClure

When chef de cuisine Harper McClure isn’t creating dishes inspired by 18th century Mid-Atlantic cuisine at The Federalist in The Madison, here’s where he’s eating:

1. Blowout omakase meal at Makoto

2. Meatballs and pizza at 2 Amys

3. Karen Nicolas’ tasting menu at Equinox

4. Rabbit liver at Chez Billy (as well as an affordable bottle of Chateauneuf-du-Pape!)

5. Dim sum and crispy pig ear salad at A&J Restaurant in Rockville