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QA Chef Mike Cordero: More on the tasty, blue corn tortillas of Taco Rock

In Rosslyn, Taco Rock delivers on taste, creativity, affordability Taco Rock is a recently-opened fast-casual concept from Mike Cordero, it’s chef and president. He is also president of MacNac Hospitality, a restaurant group operating the likes of Bronson Bier Hall and Barley Mac in Arlington, Va. The look and feel of Taco Rock in Rosslyn […]

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Oyster Oyster pop-up by Max Kuller arrives Black Friday

Sustainable, plant-forward restaurant concept previewed at pop-up Estadio hosts a Black Friday Oyster Oyster pop-up from restaurateur Max Kuller, Chef Rob Rubba and barman Adam Bernbach Friday, November 29. The Black Friday pop-up previews the seasonal and sustainable Oyster Oyster Restaurant, a plant-forward concept that is on track to open later this year.

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RAMW announces RAMMYS 2020, award nominations

Awards honor excellence in Washington, D.C.’s restaurant industry The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), the leading advocacy group for restaurants in the nation’s capital, will host the 2020 RAMMY Awards July 26. In partnership with Events DC, RAMW hosts a party like no other, and an Awards Gala that is dedicated to the best […]

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Gerrard Street Kitchen debuts at Darcy Hotel in D.C.

Menu reflects eclectic, global flavors, underpinned by British- Indian inspiration Gerrard Street Kitchen opens today, November 18, at the Darcy Hotel. The restaurant replaces Siren by RW, which occupied the same space, and closed January with plans for a relocation. Gerrard Street Executive Chef Jaime Velasquez helms the kitchen with an eclectic mix of international […]

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A glimpse of what is to come at Emilie’s from Kevin Tien

Modern space, open design creates new canvas for Tien’s talents Emilie’s, from Chef Kevin Tien, opens to the public October 10. Tien has been busy this year. He also launched Hot Lola’s at the Ballston Quarter Market in March and left Himitsu as plans for Emlie’s opening were announced. This new showcase of his talent […]

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Jose Andres, Carla Hall, Andrew Zimmern headline Capital Food Fight 2019

Maneet Chauhan, Spike Mendelson, Ryan Zimmerman also on tap for event The Capital Food Fight returns November 6. Chef José Andrés, founder & chair, Carla Hall, celebrity chef and author, and Spike Mendelsohn, a celebrity chef and restaurateur, will host some of the restaurant industry’s most competitive culinary warriors. What’s more, some of the most […]

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Chef Kevin Tien leaves Himitsu for Emilie’s

Soon-to-open Capitol Hill restaurant is chef’s new passion Chef Kevin Tien is leaving Himitsu for a new passion, Emilie’s. His much-anticipated, new, Washington, D.C. restaurant is now slated for a September opening. The 100-seat Capitol Hill eatery’s menu features seasonally-inspired family-style dinners, as well as small plates that are rolled out on carts, Dim-Sum style. […]

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Chef Eric Bruner-Yang joins rising D.C.-based pizza chain

Coming off RAMMY Award, talented chef tapped to revamp &pizza menu Eric Bruner-Yang has joined the &pizza chain as the fast-casual chain’s new executive chef. He’ll help &pizza revamp the menu for the first time since its inception. The Washington, D.C.-based chain has stepped into its next phase of growth with a promotion, new executive […]

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