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5 New Brunches to Try This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Alta Strada Mosaic District 2911 District Ave., Fairfax Restauratuer Michael Schlow’s new Italian restaurant launches brunch this weekend. If you’re in the mood for an over-the-top burger, chef Matt Adler’s creation is a must. The patty riffs on pasta amatriciana with creamy tomato sauce, pancetta, onions, and melted fontina cheese (optional: a fried egg). Another […]

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5 New Bars and Restaurants to Try This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Tiger Fork 922 N St., NW A taste of Hong Kong has arrived in Shaw’s Blagden Alley from the crew behind the Fainting Goat. The former Rogue 24 space has been transformed into a dynamic bar/restaurant specializing in modern Cantonese fare—though you’ll still find plenty of dumplings, noodles, and barbecue (and watch for specials like […]

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New York’s The Smith Opens in Downtown DC Today

Source: Washingtonian Food

Another New York transplant has landed in downtown DC. The Smith, opening today, has a lot of things we’ve come to expect from out-of-town restaurant groups: seafood towers, steaks, a big 200-person dining room. But you’ll also find some fun touches at the American brasserie like house-made ginger beer on tap and a photo booth […]

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Expansion Wire: Here’s another potential restaurant tenant for…

Source: Eater DC

thesmith.jpgHere’s another potential restaurant tenant for CityCenter. The Washington Business Journal says The Smith restaurant out of New York is in talks for the development — even if the deal doesn’t happen, the company says it still wants to be in D.C. [WBJ]

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BruniWire: Former Times critic Frank Bruni chronicles…

Source: Eater NY

thesmithbruni.jpgFormer Times critic Frank Bruni chronicles a whole host of his recent dining experiences, from Charlie Bird to The Butterfly in the space of a Facebook post. He also reveals he’s a regular at The Smith, which he likes because it “knows what it wants to be, and IS true to that, never overreaching, and btw the hot potato chips with blue cheese fondue are a calorie apocalypse that’s ALMOST worth it.” [Facebook]

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Do-Gooders: Five Crucial Facts About the TipsForJesus Mega-Tippers

Source: Eater NY

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[Photo: @tipsforjesus/Instagram]

On the condition of maintaining complete anonymity, Eater National interviewed the mysterious mega-tippers behind TipsForJesus. Over the past three months, they have been dropping tips in the hundreds of thousands of dollars at bars and restaurants across the country, and they’ve been documenting their gift-giving on Instagram. Just last week, they hit up The Smith, The Nomad, and Bo’s. The whole interview is an absolute-must read for anyone interested in this strange phenomenon. But here are five important facts, gleaned from the Q & A:

1) The TipsForJesus tippers have been doing ...

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EaterWire: Holidays at Northern Spy; TipsForJesus Hits Mexico

Source: Eater NY

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EAST VILLAGE — Northern Spy is now taking reservations for both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve dinners. For Christmas, the three-course, $60 prix fixe includes options like carrots with black barley, or chicken with buckwheat, quince, and pumpkin. The New Year’s meal is four courses for $75, with options like a rabbit and foie gras terrine, and scallop ceviche with uni and pomelo. The full menus and details on making reservations for each can be found online. [EaterWire]

WINEWIRE —L’Apicio is hosting wine writer Jon Bonne for a five-course wine dinner on Monday, December ...

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Receiptrocity: TipsForJesus Leaves $3,500 Tip at The Smith

Source: Eater NY

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[Photo: @tipsforjesus/Instagram]
The mysterious mega-tipper who goes only by the Instagram handle @TipsForJesus has touched down in NYC, leaving a $3,500 tip for a server at the Lincoln Center outpost of The Smith. This is the first time the anonymous do-gooder has struck anywhere on the East Coast, after leaving over $54,000 in tips that ranged from $500 to $10,000 across the Midwest and LA. The rumor going around now is that the man behind the money is Jack Selby, former Vice President of PayPal, but a manager at The Smith could only confirm that the ...

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Expansions: 5 Napkin Burger to Open Location Near Madison Sq. Park

Source: Eater NY

5napkinburger.jpgGrowing mini-chain 5 Napkin Burger is the latest addition to the hot area just north of Madison Square Park, which some people refer to as The Nomad. The Post reports that the owners of Nice Matin’s burger joint spinoff have just signed the lease on a big space on Broadway, just a couple of blocks south of the NoMad and Ace hotels. This will be the fifth 5 Napkin Burger in New York, and the company also has outposts in Boston and South Beach.

News of this expansion comes not too long after the owners of The Smith, another ...

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