The battle to be the first sit-down eatery in Bloomingdale, a Korean burger joint plans to populate in the D.C. metro region, a clothing store gets a liquor license to open a Mediterranean-style restaurant, and more food truck news...
Happy Wednesday. Here’s your food news round-up to get you over the mid-week hump...
The Georgetown Dish reported yesterday that Hu’s Wear LLC will receive a liquor license to open up a Mediterranean-style restaurant. The owners already have a chef lined up, but the location has not been determined yet. The menu will include “homemade pastas, sauces, wood-grilled seafood and meats.”
Missy Frederick reports that Kraze Burger, a Korean burger joint, is planning to open several locations in the region. The plan is to open the first, largest location in D.C, with smaller restaurants following in the District and Arlington. The menu will features burgers, pastas, salads, and fries. (via WBJ)
Maybe it's not time to read this: 40 Unhealthiest Burgers.
Top Chef star Timothy Dean is facing the foreclosure of his Baltimore steakhouse Prime. There are conflicting reports as to whether the restaurant will be sold at auction. According to Jonathan Melnick Auctioners, Dean’s restaurant is scheduled to be sold at a bank foreclosure auction in September. However, Dean says his bankruptcy filing last spring will prevent his restaurant from going under. (via Washingtonian)
PHOTOS: Food celebrities Carla Hall, Gail Simmons, and Bryan Voltaggio were some of the peeps hanging out at the Ritz Carlton Monday night to celebrate Top Chef’s recent filming in D.C. (via WBJ)
- Rustik opening to the corner of 1st and T St., NW
- Red Rocks may be opening in Old Town this Friday, Aug. 13
Food Truck News
- EmpanadaTruckDC shares the details on their menu...
- Clarendon Culture compares empandas
- TaKorean - A local entrepenuer brings global flavors to go (via Washington Post)
- Hungry for street food? Check out Food Truck Fiesta’s Food Truck Tracker to see where the trucks are parked right now.
Write-ups and reviews from the food bloggers
- The Bitches Who Brunch dine at Darlington House
- Foodie Tots heads to Hollin Farm in Fauquier County
- We Love DC visits 2 Amys
- Capitol Bites heads to Carmine’s in Penn Quarter
- Rockville Central checks out Againn’s location in Rockville
Plan Ahead - Weeks of eating
- DC Restaurant Week is August 16-22. Make reservations here...
- List of restaurants extending DC Restaurant Week
- Summer 2010 Menus for DC Restaurant Week
- Discount Parking for DC Restaurant Week
- H Street Eats is also August 16-22
- Alexandria Restaurant Week is August 20-29
Have a great Wednesday.