DC Restaurant Openings

Pizzeria Paradiso opens 5th restaurant in Spring Valley, Washington, D.C.

Pizzeria Paradiso will open its fifth location in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Spring Valley Monday, December 3…. Ruth Gresser’s latest pizza venue. Beverage Director Drew McCormick brings a beer program that will be front and center at the new Spring Valley Pizzeria Paradiso… 4850 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C.

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Julii, from Cava founders, to open during final week of November in North Bethesda, Md.

Many eyes in the Montgomery County, Md. area are on the opening of Julii, a French-Mediterranean restaurant from the founders of Cava, opening at the Pike & Rose lifestyle development in North Bethesda, Md. Bethesda Magazine is reporting that Julii should open on either November 28 or 29, 2018 in line with previous reports from other news outlets… Julii, 11915 Grand Park Avenue, North Bethesda…

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Via Umbria charity event, tastings and December Stilton Cheese of the Month class

Via Umbria, an Italian cafe, market and special events kitchen in Washington, D.C. will be hosting an event in honor of the Hope Connections for Cancer organization… The special cheese and wine pairing event scheduled for November 27, and priced at $25, will treat guests to a three-cheese tasting, a glass of prosecco, in addition to tasting notes, and a 10-percent discount on wine and cheese purchased in-store. December 5, Via Umbria, will host a its December Cheese of the Month Class, focusing on superb Stilton cheeses.

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New restaurant openings at Pike and Rose to bring new flavors to North Bethesda

North Bethesda’s vibrant new community development, Pike & Rose, features an array of new and exciting restaurants. The development is an immaculately planned “mini-city,” existing separately… This “lifestyle” community aimss to supplement its residential buildings by providing an adjacent walkable commercial area… Julii is slated to open in late November…. Nada, a Mexican restaurant and bar, will open November 19.

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Chiko opens West Coast location November 14 in Encinitas, California

The owners of Chiko, a popular, Washington, D.C. Chinese-Korean eatery influenced by the creations of chef Danny Lee and support of co-owners Scott Drewno and also Drew Kim, from Matchbox pedigree, will open a West Coast location in the Greater San Diego Area, Calif. The tweet today confirmed that the new restaurant will open November 14 in Encinitas, a beach-centric town 25 miles north of San Diego on the eve of a new Chiko restaurant opening in Dupont Circle.

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Taberna del Alabardero in D.C. celebrates homeland’s dish with Paella Festival

Taberna del Alabardero in Washington, D.C. is honoring its homeland’s dish with a celebration, holding a Paella Festival in November. During the festival, guests can pick from some tasty Paella dishes during lunch and dinner for $28. Additionally, each Tuesday in November, there is a Paella buffet for $30 with hefty servings of three choices of Paellas and a choice of one tapas appetizer.

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Metro Washington D.C. restaurants serve up polished takes on Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 22, 2018: Mi Vida at the District Wharf in Washington, D.C., Rockwood Sports Bar at Virginia Gateway and Blackwall Hitch, with a few locations around the District, will be taking the cooking and dishwashing off the hands of guests in grand style… At Mi Vida, Thanksgiving Dinner is served superfood- and Mexican-style with a mushroom soup appetizer (Sopa de Hongos), stuffing (Pavo Relleno) with kale & ricotta… At Rockwood Sports Bar, the buffet-style offering will serve up local, farm-raised turkeys and prime rib, green bean and mushroom casserole.

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D.C. Cocktail Week and its heavy hitters bring on libations November 12-18

D.C. Cocktail week 2018 by RAMW brings plenty of food-drink pairing experiences to imbibers and foodies across the Washington, D.C. area with several high-profile restaurants participating during the week-long event November 12-18. Delicious bites will abound as talented bartenders, mixologists and chefs team up to use the event to welcome the autumn season. At Indique, the Gin and Tonic will be paired with Bhel Puri Chaat….At Royal in Shaw, there’s a tribute to autumn and Columbia with The Decadence Club.

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D.C. food entrepreneurs are juicing success

Thus, it’s not surprising that in the D.C. area, a place that is filled with health-conscious consumers, it isn’t hard to find cute juice and smoothie bars, filled with kale and bananas, for the on-the-go professional or the thirsty athlete straight out of the gym. A must-stop juice shop is South Block Juice, located in Georgetown, with several other locations across the city. In the spring, new stores will be opening in the high-traffic neighborhoods of Ballston Quarter and Downtown Rosslyn in Virginia. The Founder and CEO, Amir Mostafavi, thought that healthy food and drink options were lacking in D.C… In line with sustainability and the rise in sustainable eating and living is MISFIT Juicery.

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