Kat Lucero

Business Journalist

Washington, D.C.

Kat Lucero


Hotels Mix It Up With New Culinary, Cocktail Offerings

In the past few months, new and revamped bars and restaurants inside the city’s top hotels have complemented D.C.’s ever-expanding dining scene.
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Wolfgang Puck On The Source, Politics, Future DC Plans

Wolfgang Puck enjoys noisy restaurants. So when he hears or reads complaints about the boisterous chatter at his venues, he doesn't mind. "When people have fun, they are noisy.
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Everyone Wants to Meet Carla Hall at Embassy Chef Event

The international culinary scene in Washington just went down under last night — in a tasty and monumental way. This year's Embassy...
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Mike Isabella on Graffiato's Busy First Year in Chinatown

Mike Isabella is everywhere these days. Wearing his signature gray gasoline station shirt with Graffiato's logo at the top right breast of the shirt, he goes in and out of his two restaurants that are located in the opposite side of town from each other.
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Lobbyists Dish on Where They Like to Woo Clients

When it comes to fine dining, Washington lobbyists know how to wine and dine. After all, taking care of clients and building relationships to sway policy are what these...
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Hearty Beginnings for Sausage Startup 13th St. Meats: DCist

Local sausage maker 13th St. Meats is all over D.C. these days. Within six months of being in business, this meat-producing newcomer has become the favorite cylindrical meat provider of several neighborhood watering holes and two of the city's popular music venues' kitchens. Most notable has been U Street Music Hall, where 13th St.

8 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Throughout the Day

With so many delicious temptations surrounding us daily, it's no wonder we have issues with overeating. To help save you from mindless overconsumption, here are a few simple tips.
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Kat Lucero

Kat Lucero's work as a tax and health care reporter appears in Bloomberg BNA, The Hill and Tax Notes Today. Lucero was a staff writer for the Current Newspapers and a follow-the-money reporting fellow for the Sunlight Foundation. She has also freelanced for Eater DC, The Washington Diplomat, The Washington Post Express, and the late-DCist (a Gothamist local news site). And yes, that's her in an early promo material for Cove, a coworking space.



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  • Health care
  • Congress
  • Tax Administration
  • Tax Policy
  • Web Production
  • Business Reporting
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Data Journalism
  • Photography
  • Reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Political Journalism
  • Food and Restaurant Reporting
  • Survey Research
  • Content Management Systems
  • FOIA
  • Video Editing
  • Social Media