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EXPANSION WIRE— Bryan Voltaggio's Aggio opened in Chevy Chase Friday. The chef talked to Eater about his plans for both D.C. and Baltimore.
EXPANSION WIRE— New York cult favorite Xi'an Famous Foods has its sights on D.C., though there's no real timeline beyond sometime in the next few years.
ONE YEAR IN— Francesco Amodeo talks about his first year in the artisanal liqueur business.
EXPANSION WIRE— Here's another out of town restaurant looking at D.C. (this one looks like it'll happen sooner): Clover of Boston has investigated a site on H Street.
EATER GUIDES— Hitting the slopes this weekend? Here's where to dine.
AWARDS SEASON— Several D.C. names are on the long list of James Beard Awards semifinalists. The short list of finalists comes out next month.