For a Golf Writers Luncheon, the “Lovely” National Park Service Headquarters Will Be Your Eclectic Playing Field

From the Washington Post: [LIGHT] editors have a dream: a cover story on the wonders of attending a typical golfer’s luncheon. Could a columnist and photographer sit inside a handsome charity organization’s spacious, idiosyncratic…

For a Golf Writers Luncheon, the "Lovely" National Park Service Headquarters Will Be Your Eclectic Playing Field

From the Washington Post:

[LIGHT] editors have a dream: a cover story on the wonders of attending a typical golfer’s luncheon. Could a columnist and photographer sit inside a handsome charity organization’s spacious, idiosyncratic headquarters and scribble questions into a briefing notebook?

Could you image this match play setting—the brightly colored walls, gorgeous antique furniture and fountains, and umbrellas arranged on the bar so the grizzled old guys can pretend they’re lounge-sitting greats?

Well, you have your answer. Even as reporters like Joelle Tessler and Bob McManus descend on the Southwest office of Forest City Enterprises, the biggest of DC’s no-profit land-development firms, the lunch menu offers diners the humble option of plating chopped liver or chicken paprikash. On the pile of plates next to yours is the bubbling stew known as phyllo lime (barbecued chicken) and the darkly roasted grilled tri-tip (pumpkin glazed). Oohs and ahhs during the kielbasa are friendly echoes of whooping throat.

So here we sit, West Wing writers, as visual aids for the pilot episode of the great new D.C. show on CBS—Horse.

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