The Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern has selected Daniel Hoefler as its new chef de cuisine, according to a news release. Hoefler has worked for 16 years in restaurants throughout Berlin, Dubai and Chicago. At the Blue Duck Tavern, located in...
Various Northwest eateries recently won recognition in the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 35th annual RAMMY Awards. The recipients in 21 categories were chosen by public voting and an anonymous panel of volunteer judges, made up of food journalists, educators and...
Summer Restaurant Week will return Aug. 14 through 20, with 250 restaurants in the greater Washington area offering fixed-price, multi-course meals. Participating eateries will offer $35 dinner and $22 brunch and lunch menus. This year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, which...
Ingleside at Rock Creek, the senior-living retirement community in Chevy Chase, has hired former American University dining staffer Kyle Johnson as its new executive chef. Johnson brings 13 years of experience to his new position, mainly in menu development at...
More than 70 local restaurants will take part Thursday, April 6, in “Dining Out for Life,” an annual fundraiser that helps fight a range of life-challenging diseases. The effort, now in its 29th year, benefits the nonprofit Food & Friends,...
Custom journal maker Jenni Bick has returned to her hometown D.C. to open her first brick-and-mortar store in Dupont Circle. The new Jenni Bick Custom Journals shop celebrated its grand opening at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW last month, expanding an...
Bourbon Steak at Georgetown’s Four Seasons is bidding farewell to executive chef Joe Palma next month, and expects to announce a replacement “in the near future,” according to a news release. Palma helped earn the 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW restaurant...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
An application was withdrawn last month for the Five Guys restaurant expected open in early 2018 in an American University-owned shopfront at 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment rescinded the case on May 3, the same...
Stores and restaurants across D.C. are set to celebrate “Small Business Saturday” this week with discounts and giveaways, part of an annual event to encourage residents to shop locally. Held the first Saturday after Thanksgiving every year across the country,...

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