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May 2009 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Bayou Bakery opened in June 2009. Pastry chef David Guas has joined in partnership with Stephen Fedorchak and Brian Normile, and their team at The Liberty Tavern. Guas produces all the Southern sweets and balances the menu with a selection of savory casual fare. Guas is initially serving pressed-to-order hot sandwiches along with a simplified dessert menu featuring cupcakes and heavenly hash through the summer. Also look for Guas' soft serve ice cream, in flavors with a distinctly Southern twist, such as with chunks of praline. Bayou Bakery, 3211 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201, no phone available yet.
 
Located in the W Washington D.C., J&G Steakhouse (to open mid-summer), the signature restaurant by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, will be the chef's first foray into the Washington cuisine scene. J&G Steakhouse will offer sophisticated steakhouse classics with a worldly twist. Hotel guests and locals will be able to enjoy Vongerichten's cuisine whether relaxing in-room, dining among other patrons, or attending an event held at the hotel. J&G Steakhouse, W Washington D.C., 515 15th St. NW, Washington, DC, DC 20004, no phone available yet.
 

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