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Assaggi's Eater Week Burger's Hometown Inspiration

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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Here now is the third and final special Eater Week burger, courtesy of restaurants which normally don't serve burgers on their menu. This one's from Bethesda's Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, known more for its cheeses and pastas. Chef and owner Domenico Cornacchia has fashioned a half pound lamb burger, topped with a young pecorino cheese and mint mayo, on a grilled potato bun. Both the lamb and the cheese are from Abruzzi, Italy, where the chef is from.

"I decided to feature a burger that came from my hometown which showcases my style of cooking," he said. The burger is served with parmesan truffle house fries; try one for $14 this week. And don't forget to stop at H &pizza, as well as Zengo, to try their Eater Burgers, too.
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Assaggi Mozzarella Bar

4838 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 301 951 1988


781 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 202 393 2929 Visit Website