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Chinese celery adds oomph to walnut and cheese salad

Posted: July 9, 2014 at 2:09 a.m.

If the writers of the TV satire Portlandia had come to Washington and eaten at Etto while working on Season 4, they might have rethought the sketch featuring a marketer trying (and failing) to make celery the hip new vegetable. Because all it takes is one forkful of "Celery, Celery, Celery and Walnut" to realize that co-owner Peter Pastan has met the challenge.

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