This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
GEORGETOWN—Monday brought the news that a new Mexican restaurant named Bandolero is headed to Georgetown, helmed by Mike Isabella of Graffiato and Top Chef fame. He's taking over the fire-damaged Hook space and will open the small plates-focused Mexican restaurant.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Little Serow, the Thai restaurant from the folks behind Komi, opened in Dupont. The menu will rotate each week and the restaurant promises to text you when your table is ready if they have a wait.
PENN QUARTER—After a slight delay, Meatballs opened to the public this week. But while celebrated French chef Michel Richard has been the big name behind the operation, the extent of his involvement has been brought into question.
THANKGIVING—Turkey Day is coming up and Eater put together a map of some of DC's finest restaurants which are offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for those who prefer dining out.
HANGOVER OBSERVATIONS—Food celebrity Anthony Bourdain was in town this week to co-host the DC Central Kitchen's Capital Food Fight with José Andrés. Eater has your recap of all the breast, balls and Mario Batali references that went down at the $200-a-head event.