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The Fancy Feast: Chef Geoff busted edition

January 26, 2012 - 06:00 AM
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Chef Geoff, up to some antics. Photo: USDA/flickr.

Poor Geoff Tracy. The proprietor of perennially popular happy hour destination Chef Geoff's and husband to Norah O'Donnell managed to get three speeding tickets in three days thanks to some recently installed speed cameras on Foxhall Road.

"I haven't gotten a speeding ticket in 21 years," Tracy tweeted. "With the new camera, I got 3 in 3 days. Ouch."

The down-on-his-luck chef was slapped with $425 in fines after his Lexus (fancy) was captured going 10-15 miles over the 25 mph limit. Tracy tells The Reliable Source that he's planning to hire someone to stand on Foxhall Road for a week with a sign drawing attention to the camera.

"It'll cost me about $1,200, but I figure it is worth it from a goodwill standpoint," he says. Goodwill toward whom, exactly, we don't know, but Chef Geoff has sure proved he knows a good cause when he sees one.


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