Category: The Latest Dish

Another Renowned Spanish Chef for DC

Frank Ruta will be cooking near his former place of employment when he opens Mirabelle at 16th & I Streets, NW, near the White House. This French-focused restaurant will open for lunch only for the first two weeks, with dinner service following. Pastry chef Aggie Chin, who worked with Frank at Palena and the Grill […]

Shoo Fly Tarts and Whoopie Pies

The 400-seat Mexican restaurant that will open in Q4 2017 at The Wharf in SW, DC will be called Mi Vida. It’s brought to you by Jason Berry and Michael Reginbogen of DC-based Knead Hospitality + Design and Roberto Santibañez, the chef/owner of Fonda and La Botaneria in New York. It has prime real estate […]

DC Celebrity Eateries Come Full Circle

Celebrity-owned restaurants are popular once again — with DC celebrities, that is. Tony Kornheiser, Maury Povich, Gary Williams and Alan Bubes are the new owners of Chad’s (formerly Chadwick’s) in Friendship Heights. Sports fans will have a lot to look forward to, as Tony plans to do his (sometimes) sports talk podcast from there. The […]

Granite City Ready to Open First East Coast Location in National Harbor

Minneapolis-based Granite City Food & Brewery plans to open its first East Coast location (33rd in the nation) at National Harbor at the end of April on the bottom level of The Esplanade Building. With 300+ seats, this casual restaurant features an on-site brewery, open kitchen, spacious patio, private dining. They expect to have more […]

The Italian Store Is Coming … On Steroids

The Italian Store owner, Bob Tramonte, is building a new store – which hasn’t been done in nearly 15 years. It will be twice the size of his store in Arlington’s Lyon Village, as he’s taking over a 75-year-old building in Westover that once housed a Safeway neighborhood store. He has nicknamed it The Italian […]

Logan Circle Welcomes Italian Warmth … Sette Osteria Opens Soon

Sette Osteria plans to open this March in the Logan Circle space formerly occupied by Mcafe bar at 1634 14th St, NW. Owner Iraklis Karabassis also has a Sette Osteria in Dupont Circle and Café Milano in Georgetown. Chef Nicola Sanna will feature house-made pastas and southern Italian pizzas. The dining room seats 72, with […]

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