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Suna Closes; Saint Patrick's Day Options for All Types

This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...

CAPITOL HILL— Ambitious restaurant Suna has closed after just four months of business. The shutter came just before Tom Sietsema's harsh review of the place published.

VARIOUS NEIGHBORHOODSGreen beer. Fans of the stuff should go to these places this weekend.

VARIOUS NEIGHBORHOODS— And those who want nothing whatsoever to do with green beer should go to these Irish haunts for St. Patrick's Day purists.

CAPITOL HILL— Speaking of Saint Patrick's Day, here's all that goes into the huge party at the Dubliner, including more than 500 jello shots.

DUPONT CIRCLE— Upscale sports bar The Gryphon, decorated with such touches as a chandelier made of antlers, has opened in Dupont.

PENN QUARTER— Here are all the details on the expansion of Oyamel; expect a bigger bar and lots of butterflies.

EXPANSION WIRE— Art Smith's healthy Lyfe Kitchen concept is looking for locations in Washington.

H STREETThe Elroy will be a Jetsons-inspired bar with lots of cool glassware coming to the H Street corridor.

CAPITOL RIVERFRONT— A huge beer festival is coming to Nationals Park later this month.

SHAWEat the Rich is Derek Brown's next project, an oyster bar next door to his upcoming sherry and ham bar, Mockingbird Hill.

AWARDS SEASONToki Underground's Erik Bruner-Yang and Mintwood Place's Cedric Maupillier are up for Food & Wine's Best New Chef. Fans can vote for them here.

EATER MAPSShad and shad roe are popular delicacies around these parts this season. Here's where to find dishes featuring the fish.

The Gryphon

1337 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20036 703-509-4444