Author Archives: Tim Carman

Little Pearl will be a coffee shop and wine bar like no other in Washington

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Little Pearl chef B.J. Lieberman has created a gravlax sandwich that’s an homage to the Swan Oyster Depot, the historic seafood counter in San Francisco where the kitchen layers cured salmon on a slice of sourdough. It’s a lovely nod to the city’s famous bread. “It plays to my Jewish sensibilities,” says Lieberman, who will […]

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The Spot food hall will be Rockville’s answer to the Block in Annandale

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

At 6,200 square feet, the Spot food hall in Rockville will be larger than the Block in Annandale, but it will share a similar vibe and feature vendors with similar foods. “It’s a similar concept,” says Edward Wong, a partner in the Spot. “But it’s not really based on [the Block]. Asian food courts have […]

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