This week's top dish from Eater DC, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...
HOT HOT HEAT— Check out the coolest new brunch options in town, from Daikaya to Pizzeria Orso.
BALLSTON— The latest incarnation of Robert Wiedmaier's Mussel Bar has opened in Ballston. Take a look inside.
NORTHEAST— Atlas Brew Works is getting closer. Sept 2. is the launch date for D.C.'s newest brewery.
EATER GUIDES— D.C. isn't exactly the BYOB capital of the country, but there are places to find free corkage.
FARRAGUT— Grilled cheese and tater tots — need they say more? GCDC is the latest initials-happy place to set its sights on D.C.
EATER MAPS— Breakfast tacos are everywhere lately. Here's where to get a morning Mexican fix.
14TH STREET— Ted's Bulletin is inching closer to opening. Take a construction tour.
U STREET— It was only open for two weeks, and now Mexican restaurant Diego is closing to retool the menu. They're in talks with a new chef, too.
EATER MAPS— Chefs around town have favorite dishes that aren't necessarily best sellers. Here's a roundup of hidden gems.