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Joseph Mattioli, the general manager of the St. Regis Washington, D.C., plans to launch a new French café concept (as he is French) in the historic 1926 hotel lobby, featuring French pastries and espresso (the real thing) to ring in the morning, and a champagne bar (perhaps with caviar?) to congratulate those who made it […]

A ‘RARE’ Sight Slated for I Street This Month

Openings: RARE Steak and Seafood, with a November 1 open at 1595 I Street, NW (at 16th Street), will seat over 300 people in the 10,000-square-foot, two-level space. And that doesn’t count the tented roof deck private event space overlooking the White House. It will serve Midwestern family hospitality from Wisconsin’s Sosnowski family — as […]

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Top Chef alumnus, Kwame Onwuachi, will head the kitchen at Kith and Kin at the Intercontinental Hotel at The Wharf in D.C. The 3,500-square-foot restaurant will feature Caribbean flavors, Creole cuisine, and African accents, taking advantage of Kwame’s travels and childhood. CCCChanges: Chef/owner Charlie Palmer is completely renovating his Charlie Palmer Steak on Capitol Hill, […]

Medals, medals, and more medals!

Bristow, Virginia-based MurLarkey Distilled Spirits was awarded five medals by the American Distilling Institute as part of its 2017 Judging of Craft Spirits. Divine Clarity Vodka won gold in the grain-to-glass vodka category. Brutality Limited Reserve Whiskey, Cincerity Whiskey, Justice White Whiskey, and Imagination Gin were awarded bronze medals. This was the most medals won […]


What’s Happening! Chef Ryan Ratino, formerly of Ripple is opening his own shop — Bresca (honeycomb in Spanish, and yes, there are bee hives in his future), slated to open by October on 14th Street, NW in the former first floor of Policy Restaurant & Lounge. Entrances are separate. Ryan coined the term, “bistronomy” to […]

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Top Stories The menu at Continental Modern Pool Lounge in Rosslyn (near the Continental) comes from the inspiration and talent of Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Smoked & Stacked. The connection for this project — a 180-seat indoor/outdoor beer garden near the Rosslyn Metro station — is Continental owner Curt Large, a partner at Roofers Union and […]

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