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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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Former chef at The Source, Scott Drewno, Mandu owner/operator Danny Lee, and Drew Kim, one of the founders of matchboxfoodgroup, have formed Fried Rice Collective (get it?). They will open Chiko on Barracks Row at 423 8th Street, SE where DC-3 used to be. Half the menu will be Chinese (Chi) and half will be […]

Dinners and Movies and Bowling, Oh My!

Phoenix, Arizona-based True Food Kitchen is expanding across the bridge. Its first metro area location in Fairfax, Va. gets a sister operation in Bethesda this summer when it opens in the Solaire luxury apartment building at 7100 Wisconsin Ave. Randall Matthews will be executive chef, serving a rotating menu of healthy food items. The restaurant’s […]

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