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BBQ Bus Comes to DC; Chefs Help Save Coral Reefs

EVERYWHERE—Food Truck Fiesta reports that a new truck by the name of BBQ Bus will be roaming the streets of DC starting April 8. There are no other details to be had at the moment, but it's not to hard to imagine what a barbecue menu might entail. [Food Truck Fiesta]

DOWNTOWN—Pitch in to save the coral reef ecosystems by making reservations for the National Aquarium's sustainable seafood dinner series. Xavier Deshayes, executive chef of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, will serve the invasive species lionfish at a March 3 dinner. Tickets ($79 for members; $89 for non-members) include a cocktail reception, three-course dinner, wine pairings and a tour of the aquarium. [WCP]

BETHESDAFood Wine & Co. owner Francis Namin has named a new chef — the third in six months — at his Bethesda restaurant. Michael Harr is taking over the kitchen after stints at the Old Hickory Steakhouse and Moon Bay Coastal Cuisine over at the National Harbor's Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. [Bethesda Magazine]

Lionfish [Photo: Kevin Saff/Flickr]

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