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October 2015 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

David Chang has finally opened his Momofuku CCDC Northern Virginia-native David Chang has finally opened his Momofuku CCDC (CityCenterDC). Although management takes reservations, most of the seating in the main dining area is for walk-ins who have managed to wait in line for hours. Some of the dishes from Momofuku in NYC may emerge from the DC kitchen, but perhaps not Chang’s famous ramen noodles. We will just have to wait and see. Meanwhile, the affiliated Milk Bar is offering many of the group’s faves, and is open early morning onwards. Dinner nightly. Momofuku CCDC, CityCenterDC, 1091 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, no phone.
 
One of America’s oldest restaurants, Tadich Grill, from San Francisco, has opened its first location on the East Coast in Washington DC. Situated near the White House, this seafood-based establishment is larger than its SF cousin, and has a bar and a lounge area, plus an outdoor patio for alfresco dining. Tadich Grill offers dishes created by executive chef Wil Going. It is expected to be a power-broker destination. Tadich Grill, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004, 202-638-1849.
 
American Tandoor serves an eclectic menu that highlights India’s culinary heritage but with dishes bearing an American influence. Samosas filled with sweet potatoes and marshmallows or breakfast dishes such as buttermilk-and-chocolate waffles with tandoor bacon point to interesting Western influences. Indian-inspired drinks feature a Bloody Mary with Indian chili-infused vodka and a spiced tomato blend. American Tandoor, 7943B Tysons Corner Center, Tysons Corner, VA 22102, 571-633-1820.
 

News Bytes

Morini Mondays for DC
Chef Michael White’s Osteria Morini is offering a special rotating menu of executive chef Matt Adler’s homemade pastas for only $10 an order. Patrons can expect to sample three classic pasta dishes from the Emilia-Romagna area of Italy, such as tagliatelle with antica ragù and gramigna with pork sausage ragù. Patrons will also enjoy several pasta inventions of the restaurant’s kitchen. This Monday pasta special lasts until the end of March 2016. Osteria Morini, 301 Water St. SE, Washington, DC 20003, 202-484-0660.
 
Bourbon Steak has revamped the bar and lounge area Revamped Bar and Lounge at Bourbon Steak
Bourbon Steak has revamped the bar and lounge area. It features refinished floors with stone mosaic inlays, new artwork, additional booth seating and new leather bar stools. Head bartender Torrence Swain is also introducing new cocktails inspired by seasonal ingredients. One of his creations is the M St. Apple Old Fashioned, featuring cardamom bitters and apple brandy. Bourbon Steak, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007, 202-944-2026.
 

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Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
Take your taste buds on a walk down memory lane! Check out our exclusive closed restaurant database for Washington D.C. to virtually visit your favorite dining spots from the past. La Colline, R.I.P.

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