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How to Eat and Drink Like Summer Is Eternal in Philly

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

The weather is going to be beautiful this weekend. As a matter of fact, it might not get this beautiful again for a long time. There’ll be sun. It’ll be hot. It will almost feel like a couple extra perfect days of summer. So you should get out there and take advantage of it while…

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7 Pretty Patios for Brunch Around DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Patio dining can be overrated when it comes to tables near a noisy, busy street. Try one of these restaurants instead, which offer brunch in pretty (and quiet!) al fresco oases. Beuchert’s Saloon 623 Pennsylvania Ave., SE The pretty back patio of this Capitol Hill eatery is just as atmospheric as the inside (granted, its […]

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Hip Dumpling Pop-Up Lands Its First Shop In Foggy Bottom

Source: Washingtonian Food

After a string of popular pop-ups at Compass Rose, the Passenger, On Rye, and elsewhere, Laoban Dumplings will open its first storefront in Foggy Bottom in the next few weeks. Patrick Coyne started the dumpling company earlier this year after a career in tech and energy consulting and venture capital. He became particularly enamored with […]

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Here’s the Real Reason Why We Get Hungry Watching Football

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

We didn’t have this problem during the preseason, but during the Eagles regular-season opener, we got hungry. Last Sunday, too. Specifically, we got hungry for Thai food. More specifically, curry. Especially when the Eagles’ defense was on the field. We finally figured out: Defensive end Vinny Curry was signaling our taste buds to crave chicken bathed in…

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11 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Combine your love for cocktails and the classroom this Thursday with the Willard InterContinental’s History Happy Hour. The event will be held at the Round Robin Bar from 6 to 8 PM, and guests will learn how to create three cocktails from Jim Hewes, the Willard’s veteran bartender. The menu will feature drinks honoring Charles Dickens, Walt […]

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Adele’s Piano Player Is Playing a Brunch Show at Walnut Street Café

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Walnut Street Cafe has been doing weekend brunches since it opened. And they’re nice long ones, too — 10am to 4pm, Saturdays and Sundays. It’s the perfect place for pastry chef (and Per Se alum) Melissa Weller to show off her fantastic pastries, and the only time she serves her khachapuri — which is kind of like…

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Taste One of the World’s Rarest Beers in DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Not all beers are created equal, and an event at The Sovereign in Georgetown this Saturday is a testament to just that. Zwanze Day is like the Super Bowl for craft beer aficionados—an annual opportunity to gather with other fanatics and taste one of the rarest beers in the world. The Sovereign is a repeat host for Zwanze […]

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James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” Tour Is Hitting Philly and the Menu Is Insane

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

We told you about this event back in July — pretty much as soon as we heard about it. After five years of taking their culinary show on the road and touring some of the best food cities in America, the James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America Culinary Tour” is coming to Philly. The event (which is…

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You’ll Want to Move Into the Bright, Quirky Dining Room of This New 14th Street Restaurant

Source: Washingtonian Food

Remember what the first floor of Policy Restaurant & Lounge on 14th Street looked like? Yeah, neither do we. That’s because Bresca, opening Friday, September 22, has totally transformed the space into something that looks straight off a Pinterest board. Chef-owner Ryan Ratino, formerly of Ripple, calls the look part Scandinavian (clean lines, earth tones) and part Parisian (brass fixtures, big […]

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Mike Isabella Opens a Greek Island-Inspired Restaurant in College Park on Monday

Source: Washingtonian Food

Many big-name chefs and restaurateurs eschew the suburbs for the city, especially for their more “ambitious” ventures. Mike Isabella has made a point of doing the opposite. The DC-based restaurateur has branched out to Arlington and Bethesda with Kapnos Taverna and Kouzina, respectively, plus a massive Tysons Corner food hall slated for November (among other outposts). […]

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DC Health Department Cracks Down on Dogs on Bar and Restaurant Patios

Source: Washingtonian Food

Andy Pants has been evicted from his beer garden dog house. Peyton Sherwood, owner of the Midlands in Park View, says a DC Department of Health inspector paid him a visit yesterday and told him that his bar dog, and all other dogs, would no longer be allowed at the outdoor drinking spot. And it’s not just […]

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Founding Farmers Sets an Opening Date at King of Prussia

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Back in May, we told you about Founding Farmers, the restaurant group owned and operated by the North Dakota Farmers Union, opening a huge, 14,000 square foot restaurant at the King of Prussia Town Center. We knew a lot about the group behind the concept: that it was owned by the 40,000 member strong NDFU…

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The New Two-Story Sweetgreen in Georgetown Is The Biggest Yet

Source: Washingtonian Food

Ten years ago, the first Sweetgreen opened in Georgetown. Now that the local salad chain has locations all over the DC-area and the country, founders Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru have returned to the neighborhood where they got their start to debut their flagship store, the biggest yet. The two-story Wisconsin Avenue shop is more than […]

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Jinya Is Opening a Huge Ramen Restaurant on 14th Street Next Week

Source: Washingtonian Food

Jinya Ramen Bar, the Los Angeles-based franchise known for its Japanese noodle soups, is opening a massive location on 14th Street next Monday—the first in DC following an East Coast flagship in Fairfax’s Mosaic District, which debuted last year. With it comes a menu far more extensive than what a ramen shop might call to mind: […]

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Game of Thrones Bar Will Become a Horrifying Halloween Pop-Up in October

Source: Washingtonian Food

The two-to three-hour lines at the Game of Thrones pop-up bar were pretty scary. But Drink Company is going for something a little more overtly frightening for its next venture in Shaw: PUB Dread, a horror-themed pop-up leading up to Halloween. There’s even a trailer for it, and we’re legit terrified: Bar owner Derek Brown says they’ve […]

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