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Mess Hall Ramen World 2020 coming in February

Up-and-coming chefs, acclaimed ‘grand masters’ on display Mess Hall is returning Ramen World to Washington, D.C. in February. A number of restaurants and chefs will present creative ramen-forward dishes in the exhibit space of Mess Hall and also its kitchens. The event typically sells out, according to the organizers. A repeat player, Chef Erik Bruner-Yang […]

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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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Chinese New Year in D.C.: Restaurants to check out

Chefs go all out to ring in the Year of the Pig Restaurants around the Washington, D.C. region are ringing in the Chinese New Year in style. The Source by Wolfgang Puck will usher in the lunar new year with a feast on Tuesday, February 5. The upstairs at The Source will be transformed and feature a bar pouring Rhône wines, live chef action stations with […]

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Julii, from Cava founders, opens at Pike and Rose, North Bethesda

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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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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MetroCooking D.C. adds Jacques Pepin, Bethenny Frankel to all-star lineup

MetroCooking D.C. has added additional household names to the show’s all-star llineup Dece,ber 1-2. Chef Jacques Pépin will make his appearance at the December event. Bethenny Frankel will also join MetroCooking D.C.. She is a lifestyle maven and entrepreneur. Pépin is a French-born chef, author and TV personality. A new Holiday Gingerbread House Competition will be featured.

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