This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
DOWNTOWN—If you would like to eat your feelings regarding the Occupy DC protests, venture over to BLT Steak, which now features two very interesting burgers: the 99% burger on Wonder Bread and the 1% burger made with foie gras and gold leaf.
FREDERICK—Bryan Voltaggio announced this week that he'll be opening up Lunchbox, a casual lunch spot just blocks from Volt that will essentially take over lunch service from the popular restaurant.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Eater caught up with Yann de Rochefort, owner of the next New York restaurant that's gunning for DC, Boqueria. Originally slated to open in the Dupont Circle area this fall, Boqueria has now been pushed back to January.
EATER AWARDS—On Monday afternoon, Eater announced the winners of its 2011 Eater Awards. Birch & Barley took the title of restaurant of the year, while everyone's favorite chef José Andrés was named chef of the year both in DC and nationwide. Eater has the full list of winners.
U STREET—Michelle Obama had dinner at Eatonville last night for the second time in six months. Could she be becoming a regular?
CLARENDON—In the latest edition of Eater's Shit People Steal feature, Lyon Hall executive chef Andy Bennett shares the tale of a thief who had the balls to hide beer glasses in his pants.