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7 Exciting New DC Bars and Restaurants to Try This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chloe 1331 4th St., SE We’ve missed Haidar Karoum’s cooking since the chef departed his post at Proof/Estadio/Doi Moi nearly two years ago. Now he’s back with his own Navy Yard restaurant and a menu that reflects his career and travels. “At the end of the day, it’s all the stuff I think about when […]

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What To Expect From Woodberry Kitchen Chef Spike Gjerde’s DC Restaurant

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef Spike Gjerde has long lured Washingtonians to Baltimore for the Mid-Atlantic cooking at Woodberry Kitchen. Come spring, he’s making that trek a lot shorter with a restaurant, bar, and coffee shop opening in Adams Morgan’s The Line Hotel. (Maketto chef Erik Bruner-Yang is also opening restaurants in the hotel.)

The restaurant, named A Rake’s Progress, will have the DNA of Woodberry in terms of its diehard devotion to local farmers, watermen, and artisans, but with “a little more polish to the experience,” says Gjerde. Part of the appeal in coming to DC was that the city shares a lot of the same ...

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