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Kevin Tien of Himitsu to open new Capitol Hill restaurant with Dim-Sum style

One of the biggest names in Washington, D.C. will be opening a new restaurant in Capitol Hill. Kevin Tien, executive chef and co-owner of Himitsu, a James Beard finalist chef and Food and Wine’s Best New Chef in 2018, will help open Emilie’s, a new restaurant with 3,313 square-feet of space at the Penn Eleven condominium building… Sam Shoja and partner Arris Noble, will help spearhead the venture. Tien’s role in bringing unique, Japanese-inspired cuisine to Himitsu.

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QA: Zena Polin, The Daily Dish, Silver Spring, Md.

The DMV area is known for its vast variety of restaurants, from lavish brunch getups to cafes and fast casual eateries. With business partner Jerry Hollinger, Zena Polin is the co-owner of Maryland restaurants The Daily Dish, in Silver Spring, and Kensington’s Dish and Dram. For brunch, Maryland Soft Shell BLT and Benedict in summer and Watermelon Strawberry Gazpacho when the fruit is at its juiciest… Huevos Rancheros.

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Brazilian Amazon Culinary Week arrives at Siren by RW

Siren will be hosting an award-winning chef for 10 days starting August 31 during Brazilian Amazon Culinary Week. In partnership with the Brazilian Embassy, it will host a five-course, prix-fixe menu with Chef Felipe Schaedler, of the Banzerio Restaurant, located in Mnaus, Brazil. First course: Dadinho de Tapioca [ Dadinho means little dice], Cupuaçu jelly. Second course: Crispy Tambuchi Ribs (a native fish of the Amazon River),.

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Swizzle Chill TV: RAMMYS 2018 Episode

Swizzle Chill TV is honored to be part of the RAMMYS coverage this year thanks to RAMW and Events DC. Swizzle Chill TV Anchor Bryce Shemer is at the RAMMYS, interviewing top, local restaurateurs with RAMMY Awards still in hand. DC is producing culinary stars, and acclaimed restaurants and restaurateurs, nearly by the week, and our team was there to capture the excitement. Thanks to Chiko, The Daily Dish and Clarity for these wonderful interviews and memories that the team and our followers will cherish.

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Carriage House Gallery Art of Beer Panel Discussion: D.C. Beer Week

D.C. Beer Week has added a panel discussion on The Art of Beer, an exhibit at the Heurich House’s Carriage House Gallery. The D.C. Beer Week Educational Series event will be hosted by Phil Runco of Brightest Young Things on August 21. The Art of Beer artists include Mike Van Hall, Kendra Kuliga, Andy Sides, David Kammerdeiner, and Graham Jackson… these artists who design labels, posters and logos for Aslin, 3 Stars, DC Brau, Stillwater, Ocelot, and Right Proper.

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Astro Doughnuts releases tasty, colorful treats for August

Astro Doughnuts has released its August seasonal selections. The August flavors are an explosion of color, with the addition of the Sangria doughnut, Banana Guava Smoothie, Chocolate Mochachino, and Key Lime Pie. The Sangria doughnut is topped with a fruity red wine sangria glaze that has a touch of orange and brandy… Key Lime Pie doughnut for $3.50. This creative endeavour has key lime curd filling and is topped with a lime cream cheese glaze.

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Culinary star and D.C. favorite: Carla Hall

Carla Hall, who has co-hosted the ABC network show “The Chew,” now in its final season, and a headliner in D.C.’s Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show the past two years has deep D.C. roots and an impressive career. Take a look at some of her career highlights and close ties to the nation’s capital: Hosted the James Beard Foundation Awards in 2018 at the Lyric Opera in Chicago.

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Brewers on the Block returns August 2018: D.C. Beer Week

Washington, D.C. Beer Week is just around the corner and a popular event, the Annual Brewers on the Block, is returning for its fifth season. The coveted beer event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. August 25 at Suburbia in Union Market. Twenty of the region’s top brewers, cideries and meaderies will […]

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Diner en Blanc returns to Washington, D.C., marking fifth year anniversary

Le Dîner en Blanc is returning to Washington, D.C. August 25. This year’s event celebrates the fifth anniversary in D.C. The Davis Group, LLC, which also hosts the events in Boston, New York and in Charleston, S.C., is a full-service event and design company, and has increased the guest count this year to 5,000, from the 4,500 it had last year. Typically, Dîner en Blanc D.C. is a sold-out affair and by invitation only or selection from the waiting list.

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JINYA Ramen Bar opening at Pike and Rose

JINYA Ramen Bar is opening at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Md., August 7, the company has reported. The much-anticipated debut will be August 7; the store will be its third in the Washington, D.C. area. JINYA already operates locations on 14th Street in D.C. and at the Mosaic Development in Fairfax County. The ramen chain is known for specializing in Tonkotsu ramen.

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