So I had friends in town this weekend. I took them to see the sites, making sure they got the limited day Metro passes, and we had a really good time. I really wanted to take them down below the Lincoln Memorial to see the political cartoons from the 1930’s, but I couldn’t find a friendly enough Park Ranger. Anyway, we’d just had a great day and decided we should go out for a nice dinner. One of my friends said he would treat as payment for all my tour guide services. I’m Ms. Frugal, so of course I said yes. We find this nice little grille (note the ‘e’) and go inside. The hostess is shocked to see us. She shakes her head and says we are under-dressed. We were all wearing sweaters and hats. She said we needed ties and skirts. It is a grille for goodness sakes! Oh well, don’t waste your time at restaurants who don’t want your business. The food wouldn’t have been worth the cost anyway.