This Adorable Taco and Coffee Counter Inside a Bike Shop Is the Most Brooklyn Thing to Happen in Brookland

Source: Washingtonian Food

Little Red Fox owners Matt and Jena Carr are kind of obsessed with tacos and burritos. Tortilla-wrapped foods are a regular part of their home diet, and breakfast burritos are a customer favorite at their Upper Northwest market and cafe. They also bottle and sell their own hot sauce. So when the manager of the […]

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7 Fun Food Events Around DC for Labor Day Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

This year’s second-to-last iteration of Truckeroo food truck fest happens this Friday at the Bullpen near Nationals Park. Enjoy grass-fed hot dogs from Swizzler, pork buns from People’s Bao, flavored ice and gelato from Carmen’s Italian Ice, and more. Also on tap: beers and cocktails, live music, and corn hole. Usher in autumn this weekend at DC Brau. […]

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Conosci Creator Michael Schlow Wants to Take the Experimental Eatery to the Next Level

Source: Eater DC

Pop-ups will cycle through the Mt. Vernon Triangle spot during the hunt for a new home

Hideaway restaurant Conosci, a logistical challenge that has since blossomed into a culinary force all its own, is going away on Saturday, September 9. But management vows it will return — once a more suitable environment becomes available.

According to restaurateur Michael Schlow, the original crudo bar was spawned out of necessity; he wasn’t able to install a hood system on the side of the building opposite companion restaurant Alta Strada, so room-temperature meals became the focal point next door. The exclusivity ...

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VOTE: What Should the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar Do With Its Iron Throne?

Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister aren’t the only ones vying for the Iron Throne. Around 47,000 people sat on the melded-sword seat at DC’s Game of Thrones pop-up bar, which came to an end with the season finale on Sunday. Drink Company commissioned the custom furniture from an artist in Atlanta, who built it out of foam, […]

José Andrés Is Recruiting Chefs To Feed Flood Victims In Houston

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef José Andrés has a grocery cart full of pasta and Prego sauce and is ready to feed Houstonians hit by Hurricane Harvey. DC’s most famous chef arrived in Texas yesterday. His non-profit World Central Kitchen is coordinating kitchen space with the Red Cross and food donations from various Texas food companies. Andrés is also calling […]

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Ana, the New Restaurant at Waterfront District Winery, Casts a Wide Net

Source: Eater DC

The cavernous wine complex debuts August 30

District Winery, Navy Yard’s new one-stop spot for wine appreciation, depends on grapes to lure in part of its clientele. But Ana, the 180-seat restaurant planted on the lower level of the massive newcomer to Navy Yard, freely plucks from land, sea, and sky to fill out its wide-reaching menu.

Chef Michael Gordon, an alum of recently shuttered Bouley in New York, and local hospitality vet Benjamin Lambert (701 Restaurant), lead the kitchen here. Their menu caters to carnivorous and vegetarian palates alike, offering up appetizers ($11-$19) ranging from lamb-laced ...

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Arroz Chef Michael Rafidi Will Lead the Kitchen at Requin at the Wharf

Arroz head chef Michael Rafidi has been making culinary waves in his native Washington since leaving RN74 in San Francisco for restaurateur Mike Isabella’s modern Spanish spot. His cooking helped land the eatery in Washingtonian’s top ten new restaurants of the year (on newsstands now), and gained high marks from critics around town. Now, Rafidi will […]

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Where to Eat Hot Dogs in D.C.

Source: Eater DC

From traditional dogs to upscale franks

First things first, this is not a half-smoke map (for that, click here.) This is not a brats guide. It’s not a sausage map, either. It’s where to go in the Washington area when a craving for a tried-and-true hot dog hits.

That’s not to say these hot dogs are boring, though. Rather, these are 12 spots where this American classic absolutely shines.

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Agua 301 Contributes to Hurricane Harvey Relief, Plus More Intel

Source: Eater DC

Details emerge about Lupo Verde spin-off heading to The Wharf

A helping hand

Homegrown Mexican restaurant Agua 301 is joining the fight to help rebuild flood-ravaged Houston, volunteering to donate 15 percent of total sales on Sunday, September 3 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The waterfront spot typically works with different charities as part of its “Give Back Sunday” program, electing this week to focus on the immediate threat facing those trapped in storm-battered Texas. Other local restaurants, bars, and beverage producers plan to collect funds on Saturday, September 2.

More Wharf happenings

The pizzeria local restaurateur Med Lahlou is ...

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This tiny ice cream shop is an Instagram-lover’s dream

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

The doughnut sandwich is one of the most popular offerings at Munch — and for good reason. The tiny ice-cream stand inside the Block, a must-visit food hall in Annandale, makes the gorgeous dessert by slicing pillowy doughnuts and loading them with Willy Wonka-worthy ice cream flavors like matcha Oreo, Vietnamese coffee and ube, a purple yam popular in Filipino […]

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Boss Shepherd’s Is Closing on August 31

Source: Eater DC

“Market forces” cited in the demise of the critically acclaimed restaurant

Green-and-yellow downstairs oasis Boss Shepherd’s, a Southern-style spot popular for happy hour and pre-theater fare, is inviting fans to come drink the place dry before officially closing on Thursday, August 31.

Its private ownership group informed the staff a few days ago about the decision to shutter. Management told Eater on Tuesday that “market forces” are to blame. Another big hit to business: a slump in the frequency of shows at the neighboring Warner Theatre and others.

It’s unclear what the future holds for the space, accented by ...

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