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NoMa Restaurants Evacuated; Rustico Celebrates Five Years

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NOMA—Hazmat teams have been investigating a suspicious package this afternoon, evacuating the Hilton Garden Inn (home to Watershed), Roti Mediterranean Grill and Potbelly as a precaution. [DCist]

ALEXANDRIARustico celebrates its fifth anniversary on Slaters Lane with tons of events planned for the rest of the week. Tonight, their original bartenders (including Greg Engert and Nahem Simon) are reuniting behind the bar with $5 drafts. Tomorrow night, local breweries DC Brau and Port City Brewing Company will be in the house giving away glassware for your collection. Then on Thursday they're hosting a barbecue bash featuring brisket, cole slaw, Buzz Bakery birthday cake and more for $15 a plate. And, finally, Friday features drink special all night long. [EaterWire]

MENUWATCHAdour at the St. Regis has launched a new five-course vegetarian tasting menu that includes dishes like rainbow beet salad with goat cheese cream and candied walnuts, cucumber gazpacho and a Morel risotto. The tasting menu will cost you $65, with wine pairings additional. [EaterWire]

Rustico [Photo: Louis P./Yelp]


923 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006 (202) 509-8000 Visit Website

Todd Gray's Watershed

1225 1st Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002


827 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA