Chef & GM Update: Michelle Gueydan is the new GM at 1310 Kitchen & Bar by Jenn Crovato. She was previously GM and sommelier at Bywater American Bistro in New Orleans. Before she took off for New Orleans, Gueydan
C-C-Changes: There’s a new restaurant in Georgetown where Daily Grill used to be, in the Georgetown Inn, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. It’s 1310 Kitchen and Bar by Jenn Crovato. Crovato, who has partnered with hotel owner Nayan …
Legendary bartender Sambonn Lek, who reigned at the Mayflower Hotel’s Town & Country Bar for over 30 years, has returned to D.C. from his native Cambodia. He’s now at the St. Regis Bar, still serving his “Sam I Am”cocktails.…
Chaia, Georgetown’s favorite vegetarian taco shop, will get a second home later this year. The local fast-casual restaurant plans to open a new location downtown at 615 I St. NW in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood.
José Andrés and his ThinkFoodGroup will set up an America Eats Tavern this summer in Georgetown, replacing the just shuttered Old Glory Bar-B-Que at 3139 M St. NW., the Andrés-led company announced today.
Ryan Seelbach and Jeff Sunderland, who brought you Takoda in Shaw, will turn the recently closed 1905 (on 9th Street NW) into Cortez, named after the Sea of Cortez on the Baja peninsula. Cortez will feature a year-round rooftop
Blue Bottle Coffee, based in Oakland, California, will open its fourth store (Georgetown, the Wharf, Union Market) at the Metropole condominium building at 1515 15th St. NW. Blue Bottle is slated to be acquired by Nestlé USA, which oversees
Rare Steak and Seafood opened at 1595 I St. NW, with a capacity of more than 300 people in the 10,000-square-foot, two-level space. And that doesn’t count the tented roof deck for private events overlooking the White House. Rare features
“Top Chef” alumnus Kwame Onwuachi will head the kitchen at Kith and Kin at the new Intercontinental hotel at the Wharf on the Southwest waterfront. The 3,500-square-foot restaurant will feature Caribbean flavors, Creole cuisine and African accents, taking advantage of