This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
DUPONT CIRCLE— Fried chicken. Beer. Doughnts. What else does one need in life? Neighborhood Restaurant Group has tapped into those cravings with the new GBD, opening today in Dupont Circle.
EATER MAPS— Here's where to find a wi-fi connection — and some decent food in the process — around town.
HOT HOT HEAT!— The Eater Heatmap has been updated with new, hot restaurants like Rye Bar and the refreshed Art & Soul.
EATER MAPS— It's crawfish season, and there are plenty of options for getting a crustacean fix.
ARLINGTON— So long, Rabbit — the Clarendon restaurant is now Fat Shorty's, serving up mussels and sausages.
ALEXANDRIA— Virtue Feed & Grain is no longer part of Cathal Armstrong's restaurant empire, but it's still unclear exactly what that means for the gastropub.
NORTHEAST— Dolcezza has plans to open up an impressive gelato factory and tasting center right near Union Market.
NORTHEAST— Speaking of Union Market, Co Co. Sala will be serving hot chocolate there soon.
LIFERS— Old Ebbitt Grill maitre'd Tony Aleman has plenty of stories, given the fact he's had the gig since 1992.
DUPONT CIRCLE— Good News/Bad News has the early word on what people are saying about The Gryphon.