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DOWNTOWN— The Occidental is ready for its closeup. Chef Rodney Scruggs talks about what it was like to have the Captain America sequel filming on his restaurant's patio.
LOGAN CIRCLE— Today in 14th Street openings, part one: Etto, the new pizza and anchovies spot from the 2Amys and Standard teams.
LOGAN CIRCLE— Today in 14th Street openings part two: the new home of Taqueria Nacional.
LOGAN CIRCLE— Today in 14th Street openings part three: BakeHouse, a bakery serving up cupcakes, sticky bunt cakes and more.
TREND WATCH— Retro is in: pricy seafood towers and platters are finding their way onto such menus as Le Diplomate, Azur and The Grill Room.
THE GATEKEEPERS— Hear how to get a table at destination restaurant The Inn at Little Washington.
MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE— It's back. Sixth Engine's cult sandwich, The MacRib, has found its way back on the menu.
PENN QUARTER— Daikaya's Japanese noodle supplier talks to Eater about everything Sapporo ramen.
NAVY YARD— Michael White's divisive New York pizza restaurant, Nicoletta, will open up within two kiosk spaces at The Yards development (the same development where the chef's Osteria Morini is headed).
HANGOVER OBSERVATIONS— All the news, fun and gossip from this year's Sweetlife festival.