This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
EVERYWHERE—Now that summer's winding down, it's time to look ahead to the busy fall openings season with a guide to the 12 most anticipated restaurants slated to hit DC this fall.
REALITY TV RESTAURANTS—Prepare yourselves because Bachelor Pad/Bachelorette star Chris Bukowski is apparently opening a "ladies style" sports bar in the DC area with Cava chef Dimitri Moshovitis consulting on the menu. What? Here are the details on the upcoming announcement/Bachelor Pad watching party and also illuminating menu details.
H STREET—Newcomer H &pizza is the new recipient of former Seventh Hill pizzaiolo Anthony Pilla's talents. Weeks after announcing he was leaving the Capitol Hill restaurant for Ari Gejdenson's upcoming Ghibellina, Pilla has switched streams to join up at H &pizza instead.
EVERYWHERE—With a few key new openings in August, here's an updated version of the Eater Heatmap: Where to eat right now.
GEORGETOWN—A year and a half after the Washington Harbour flooding, two Georgetown restaurants have finally reopened their totally revamped dining rooms. Eater has a look inside the redesigned Nick's Riverside Grille, plus details on what's new at Tony & Joe's Seafood Place.
DIPLOMACY WIRE—Tonight, the State Department unveils a new Diplomatic Culinary Partnership that aims to promote America with the help of its chefs. Among the chefs named to an American Chef Corps to serve as culinary ambassadors? Mike Isabella , José Andrés, Vikram Sunderam and Bryan Voltaggio.
WHITE HOUSE—Over Labor Day weekend, the White House finally released its coveted recipes for the White House Honey Ale, to the joy of homebrewers everywhere.
DUPONT CIRCLE—In what is perhaps now a trend of coffee shops popping up inside of other businesses, Vigilante Coffee debuted inside Mr. Yogato this week. They'll be there weekday mornings from now on to caffeinate Dupont Circle denizens.