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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. Manhattan Restaurateur Exports Latest Ethiopian Restaurant to AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Eater

    Local investor Daniel Solomon and New York chef Philipos Mengistu are putting their stamp on Ethiopian cuisine with Makeda, the new restaurant the dining duo unveiled Monday, October 2 in the shadow of Landmark Mall. Mengistu, the driving force behind Manhattan mainstay Queen of Sheba, has installed chef Senait "Mimi" Tedla as chef of the new 95-seat space , which replaces El Paraiso Mexican restaurant.


  6. New Shaw Cocktail Den Focuses on Drink Flights and Boozy DoughnutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Eater

    Nocturne bartenders Julian Garcia , Chris Jakubowski and head bartender Young Yu at the forthcoming Shaw cocktail den. Now that the first Sugar Shack inside the District has taken hold, the chefs and bartenders at the budding restaurant group's original speakeasy are raring to unveil a companion cocktail haven specifically designed as a pre- and post-dinner destination for discerning drinkers.


  7. The Eater DC Guide to Eclipse Food and Drink SpecialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Eater

    At about 2:42pm on Monday, DC will have its best view of the solar eclipse. While we don't have the full coverage visible, there will be something to spot - and plenty of local restaurants rooftop bars are celebrating big-time.


  8. The Best Places to Eat Barbecue Across North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Eater

    While legit barbecue 's provenance is undeniably the American South, it's amazing how much smoked meat culture has grown up and spread out across the continent in recent years. Of course, it's easy to stumble into to-die-for pulled pork, flame-licked chicken, and willowy brisket when wandering around places like Texas, Kansas City, and the Carolinas .


  9. Breakfast Icon Bob and Edith's Arrives in Alexandria, Plus More IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Eater

    The family of diners that sprung from a single greasy spoon in Arlington just added its fourth location in the area, exporting Bob and Edith's iconic breakfast platters, burgers, subs, and desserts within walking distance of the Huntington Metro station. Status : Certified open.


  10. Where to Eat and Drink in Old Town AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Eater

    This Colonial-era neighborhood has been a stalwart when it comes to eating out. There are long-time favorites, such as Restaurant Eve , Vermilion, and Taverna Cretekou , as well as newcomer Hummingbird , which is already garnering attention .


  11. The Bird Alum Michael Bonk Shelves Plans to Fly Solo, Joins BLT Steak InsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Eater

    After briefly flirting with the idea of starting an independent restaurant , The Bird co-founder Michael Bonk has abruptly changed course and signed on as chef de cuisine at corporate chain BLT Steak . "BLT is kind of a major cornerstone in the D.C. market," Bonk says of the new career track.


  12. Holley Simmons Finds Value in Santa Rosa TaqueriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Eater

    Washington Post contributor Holley Simmons visits Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn's new Capitol Hill taco spot , the playful and festive restaurant that replaced steak frites purveyor Bearnaise. The menu mainly features tacos, and she suggests dressing them the "Mexican way" - adding radish, onion and cilantro.


  13. The Early Word on Two Bros. Soulfood Kitchen & LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Eater

    The spacious suburban restaurant features multiple bars, a DJ booth, as well as a covered outdoor patio. Culinary Institute of America alum and U.S. Army vet Andre Rush is spearheading the culinary side of the operation, which focuses on traditional comfort foods like buttermilk-brined chicken, pulled pork, fried fish, and mac and cheese.


  14. Tom Siestsema Shreds Hen Quarter in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Eater

    The Washington Post 's Tom SIetsema isn't a fan of the "fledgling" Southern eatery Hen Quarter in Penn Quarter. He welcomes the decor, praising the reclaimed barrels, bright lights, and abundance of wood.


  15. D.C. Bars Opening Early for James Comey Hearings, Plus More IntelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Eater

    Some D.C. bars plan to capitalize on former FBI director James Comey's highly anticipated appearance before Congress on Thursday, June 8 by opening early, tuning their TVs to live coverage of the Senate hearings on Russian interference in the most recent presidential election , and offering political junkies food and drink specials. Shaw's Tavern got the ball rolling by posting it's " Comey Hearing Covfefe " event on social media; the neighborhood bar is opening at 9:30 a.m., and is serving flavored vodka drinks and an "FBI breakfast" featuring French toast, bacon, and ice cream.


  16. Team Restaurant Eve Dreams of Connecting Alexandria's Hummingbird to D.C's WharfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Eater

    Although she's currently juggling four new hospitality projects - including riverfront restaurant Hummingbird , which is scheduled to debut in Old Town Alexandria next month - Eat Good Food Group co-founder Meshelle Armstrong is making more work for herself by brainstorming ways to loop them all together. Armstrong, her husband/ Restaurant Eve chef Cathal Armstrong, and Eat Good Food beverage director Todd Thrasher are installing a trio of properties at D.C.'s evolving The Wharf complex, including Asian-themed Kaliwa , Potomac Distilling Company , Thrasher's rum distillery, and TNT Tiki , Potomac's companion watering hole.


  17. Southern Charmer Honeysuckle Rolls Out Lunch ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Eater

    Starting Thursday, May 18, months-old Honeysuckle will be debut lunch, offering the midday meal on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Appetizers include beet salad with tangerine yogurt, and citrus-cured trout with horseradish cream, while entrees tilt toward duck leg confit with hominy, and a Carolina Cuban featuring smoked ham, Swiss cheese, salami, and house-made pickles.


  18. Take a Construction Tour of Takoma Beverage Co., the Coffee Bar/Cocktail Den Still Taking ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Eater

    After spending nearly a decade making money for others in the gourmet coffee and craft cocktail space, cousins Chris Brown and Seth Cook are ready to strike out on their own. "We knew we wanted to do this," Cook told Eater of the decision to develop Takoma Beverage Co.


  19. WETA Spotlights Neighborhood Restaurants, Hunts for Guest ReviewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Eater

    WETA is doubling up on dining coverage in the coming months, expanding on one program that looks into local restaurants from a historical perspective, and readying another based around deploying guest critics to judge each other's go-to eateries. Kevin Harris, vice president and station manager at WETA, told Eater that Neighborhood Eats , which is scheduled to premiere, Friday, May 5 at 8:30 p.m., is the food-focused companion to an earlier project, WETA Neighborhoods .


  20. Sloppy Mama's Sets Up Shop in Union MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Eater

    Founded by Joe and Mandy Neuman, the homegrown restaurant specializes in all things barbecue. Think: pork and brisket sandwiches, smoked meat platters and traditional sides like coleslaw, baked beans, potato salad, corn bread, and hot sweet pickles.


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