This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
EVERYWHERE—What the 25 douchiest bars in Washington, DC? Here's one magazine's take on that, which (spoiler alert!) begins with McFadden's.
DUPONT CIRCLE—The owners of Scion opened Crios Modern Mexican next door on Monday and, wouldn't you know it, Yelpers weighed in without ever having actually eaten at the new restaurant — including one Yelper who slammed it for being denied entrance when it wasn't even open.
FOOD MEDIA—Washingtonian critic Todd Kliman has a long-read profile about Geoff Tracy and his Chef Geoff's empire that relies upon insane standards and evaluations to monitor for consistency. These are the 10 most insane lines.
EVERYWHERE—It's that time to update the Eater DC Heatmap, chronicling all the restaurants to which the foodie crowds are flocking at the moment.
CAPITOL HILL—Now that Hank's Oyster Bar has opened its Capitol Hill location, it's time to look at what the early diners are saying about the food, the ambiance and Gina Chersevani's cocktail list.
OPENING REPORT—Not only did Roti open in Union Station, but Tacos El Chilango has also soft-opened near U Street for its first brick-and-mortar location.
METRO CENTER—Earlier this week, Eater took a look at what the early diners have been saying about Dallas-import Del Frisco's Grille. Then Washington Post critic Tom Sietsema filed a First Bite column pretty much slamming the newcomber.
GEORGETOWN—What's the next move for Luke's Lobster? Well after conquering Penn Quarter and Bethesda, they've announced a move into Georgetown.
LOGAN CIRCLE—It was a big week for ChurchKey, which unleashed some weekly fried chicken dinners upon the people of Washington, as well as five beers from the restaurant group's forthcoming brewery Bluejacket.