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  1. This Distillery's Coffee-Flavored Rum Is Back for a Victory LapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Eater

    Cotton & Reed Distillery is hosting a release party on Sunday for its latest limited release rum, dubbed Despaccino. This coffee-flavored rum was so popular when it was first released in 2017 that it's being rolled out again.


  2. Score Free Coffee at Blue Bottle's New Logan Circle ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Eater

    Java powerhouse Blue Bottle is giving away coffee from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 in Logan Circle as part of its "community day" festivities. The grand opening of the cult roaster's latest location, which is projected to operate from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, is scheduled for Sunday, July 1. Status : Scheduled to open at 7 a.m. on July 1. 1471 P Street NW; website .


  3. Look Inside San Lorenzo, Shaw's New Laid-Back Tuscan RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Eater

    Shaw's newest Italian restaurant , San Lorenzo , debuts Monday, June 25 with a lineup of seasonal pastas and specialty cocktails served in a cozy and chic setting. Massimo Fabbri, the seasoned chef turned restaurateur behind D.C. power dining spot Tosca , tapped design firm Swatchroom to transform the brick-lined space that formerly housed Thally into a rustic-meets-modern slice of Italy.


  4. Tuscan-Inspired San Lorenzo Opens Next Week in ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Eater

    San Lorenzo , the Tuscan-style restaurant Tosca chef Massimo Fabbri has been setting up in Shaw, is now scheduled to open next week. While San Lorenzo doesn't have a definite opening date, the neighborhood restaurant is planning to debut nightly dinner service on Tuesday, June 26 or Wednesday, June 27, pending final inspections, permits, and staff training.


  5. NoMa Newcomer the Eleanor Is Working on Hemp-Spiked DrinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Eater

    While they insist that serving pitchers of now-ubiquitous Narragansett Lager is inevitable because of all the mini-bowling that'll be happening at nearly ready entertainment zone the Eleanor , bar staff at the NoMa newcomer have much funkier beverages in mind. When he converted Atlas District watering hole Boundary Road into Bar Elena last year, chef turned restaurateur Adam Stein made an effort to honor the predecessor's commitment to fancy cocktails and local beers.


  6. Mia's Italian Kitchen to Serve Pizza and Pasta to the MassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Eater

    Time-crunched Alexandria Restaurant Partners is racing to put the finishing touches on new neighborhood eatery Mia's Italian Kitchen ahead of a planned opening on Tuesday, April 17. The latest addition to the ARP family of restaurants, which includes neighboring Vola's Dockside Grill and Virtue Feed & Grain , plans to serve pastas and pizzas to Old Town Alexandria diners in a rustic-meets-modern setting accented by thick marble wraparound bars, plush neon-colored couches, and gigantic European-style doors. Partner Dave Nicholas says he's kept an eye on the two-story space for a while now; he moved in quickly after U.K.-based chain Carluccio's closed last summer.


  7. Look Inside Smoking Kow BBQ's New Alexandria RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Eater

    Local food truck Smoking Kow BBQ's new brick-and-mortar restaurant is poised to welcome smoked meat lovers this weekend. First-time restaurateur Dylan Kough tells Eater that he and his general manager, Paul Tecchio, handled much of the remodeling work themselves.


  8. Charlie Palmer Alum Nadine Brown Joins Chef Husband at Alexandria Food HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Eater

    Charlie Palmer Steak alum Nadine Brown is back helping customers pick the very best wines possible. But this time, she's doing it alongside her chef husband Dan Fisher at Eat Good Food Group's suburban food hall, Society Fair .


  9. Alexandria Wine Bar Is Now Focused on Imported BubblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Eater

    Neighborhood wine shop Grape + Bean has reconfigured the downstairs of its flagship location in Old Town Alexandria into Brut , a Champagne-centric drinking den pouring over a half-dozen kinds of bubbly by the glass. Dustin Lara, a hospitality vet who's worked at neighboring Restaurant Eve and cocktail haven PX as well as for James Beard Foundation Award-winning restaurateurs Danny Meyer and Michelle Bernstein in New York City and Miami respectively, tells Eater that he has partnered with the owners of Grape + Bean on this latest venture.


  10. Ballston Gets Assorted Tibetan Dumplings at Urban TandoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Eater

    Urban Tandoor , the homegrown Indian restaurant that opened March 29 in Ballston , Virginia, has injected a variety of momos into the Arlington dining scene. The Tibetan dumplings have been available to Alexandrians for about a year now at fledgling Del Ray restaurant Royal Nepal .


  11. What to Order Tonight at Kaliwa's Highly Anticipated Grand OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Eater

    Highly anticipated Wharf eatery Kaliwa begins serving its version of Southeast Asian cooking March 28 and Eater has a few tips about where to start at the stylish waterfront restaurant. The are two dozen Filipino, Thai, and Korean dishes featured on the opening menu .


  12. Food Truck Smoking Kow's Debut Barbecue Restaurant Arrives This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Eater

    Smoking Kow BBQ, the local food truck that's fed D.C. diners smoked meat-topped mac and cheese for nearly three years, is opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant next month in neighboring Alexandria, Virginia . Founder Dylan Kough tells Eater he is looking forward to expanding his menu beyond the smoked pork, chicken, and brisket currently served on his roving food trucks once he settles into the fully renovated restaurant still taking shape at 3250 Duke Street.


  13. Budding Lat-Asian Chain Tandoori Nights Opens in Fairfax This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Eater

    Tandoori Nights, a new restaurant serving South Asian dishes such as vegetarian momos , butter chicken, and garlic naan alongside Latin American specialties including ceviche, tacos, and lomo saltado, is bringing its brand of cross-cultural dining to Courthouse Plaza in Fairfax, Virginia next month. Co-owner Raj Tamang tells Eater that the next Tandoori Nights - his company's flagship restaurant debuted last summer in neighboring Annandale - is expected to open in the space formerly occupied by Buffalo Wing University before the end of March.


  14. D.C.'s Essential Doughnut ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Eater

    With the expansion of North Carolina-based Duck Donuts, homegrown Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken , Richmond's own Sugar Shack Donuts all around the area - and, in some cases, across the country - D.C. has been turning into even more of a doughnut town. Perhaps the speediest expansion is B. Doughnut , the Leesburg, Virginia-based producer that has sprinkled pop-ups throughout the area.


  15. New Dupont Restaurant Promises 'Aggressive Happy Hour,' Plus More IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Eater

    Washington City Paper reports that Anthony Lupo, co-founder of Southern Hospitality in Adams Morgan and Scarlet Oak in Navy Yard, intends to open Magnolia Kitchen & Bar this spring in the Dupont Circle location formerly occupied by local chain, Circa . An alum of the Circa family of restaurants, Lupo plans to focus on American fare and wants to implement an "aggressive happy hour" focused on local beer, wine, and whiskey.


  16. The Best Meal(s) Local Dining Pros Ate in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Eater

    As per tradition, Eater asked a group of restaurant critics, journalists, bloggers, and friends of the site to weigh in on the year in food. Here are the most interesting things to pass through their lips.


  17. Alexandria Restaurant Unveils New Embedded Whiskey BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Eater

    Thirty-year-old neighborhood restaurant Union Street Public House recently transformed an interior bar into a drinking den dubbed 1986. The 1,200-square-foot space is named after the year the surrounding watering hole cropped up in historic Alexandria, Virginia.


  18. Dine Family-Style at Hank's Pasta BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Eater

    Feeling overwhelmed by all the local restaurant news? Here's a quick digest of tidbits you might otherwise have missed. Subscribe to our newsletter , which goes out every weekday afternoon and includes links to the day's top stories, and/or keep an eye on the Eater DC homepage to stay up to date.


  19. Chinatown's Fuddruckers Is ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Eater

    Popville posted a picture of a sign at the Chinatown restaurant urging customers to visit existing Fuddruckers outposts in Maryland and Northern Virginia. The family-friendly restaurant - which caters to burger enthusiasts by offering assorted proteins , myriad toppings , and numerous specialty offerings - used to dot the local dining landscape.


  20. Eat Baked Alaska in Clarendon's New Champagne Room, Plus More IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Eater

    ARLnow reports that G.O.A.T., a new sports bar boasting 60-some TVs, two levels, and a private "champagne room," has finally opened in Clarendon. Co-founder Mike Cordero has put together a menu featuring fusion tacos and baked Alaska.


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