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Chris Watson OUT, Harper McClure IN at Brabo

Harper McClure
Harper McClure
Photo: Chad Smith
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Chef de Cuisine Chris Watson is leaving Robert Wiedmaier's Brabo restaurant, and he's being replaced by Harper McClure, formerly of The Federalist. McClure is no stranger to Wiedmaier's style, having worked under the chef at Marcel's. The restaurant will continue to have a Belgian flair, according to a statement from Kimpton's Lorien Hotel.

Meanwhile, Tom Sietsema caught up with chef Watson, and found out that he's the talent behind Ovvio, that Italian restaurant headed to Dunn Loring.
· Chef Changes at Brabo in Alexandria [WaPo]
· All Previous Coverage of Brabo [-EDC-]

BRABO Restaurant by Robert Wiedmaier

1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 703 894 3440

The Federalist

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