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Busboys & Poets Opening in Takoma; McClure to Marcel's

TAKOMABusboys & Poets has signed a lease to open a restaurant at Takoma Central, a mixed-use development located at the corner of Carroll and Maple Streets. Capital Business follows up with owner Andy Shallal, who says they'd also like to be in Anacostia. [EaterWire, CapBiz]

MARYLANDNational Harbor's Restaurant Week kicks off March 4. A whole list of participating restaurants is online, and diners can also make a reservation through the site. [EaterWire]

FOGGY BOTTOM— The Federalist's chef, Harper McClure, is headed to Robert Wiedmaier's Marcel's to take an executive sous chef position. The hotel housing The Federalist was recently sold. In other Wiedmaier-related news, the address for the Ballston location of Mussel Bar has been finalized: 800 N. Glebe. [WCP]

DOWNTOWN— The second collaboration between Roberto Donna and Hakan Ilhan has a name: Alba Osteria. [Washingtonian]

Marcel's

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 202 296 1166 Visit Website

The Federalist

1177 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 202 587 2629

Mussel Bar by RW

7262 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20815 301 215 7817 Visit Website

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