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Matchbox Gets New Investors; BLT's Recess Menu

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

GEORGETOWNRi-Ra in Georgetown is now serving lunch. Expect dishes like a cider braised pork sandwich and a bacon and bleu cheese burger. [EaterWire]

FARRAGUT SQUARE— When Congress leaves town, BLT Steak gets cheaper. The restaurant will offer a special Recess menu in honor of the Congressional recess March 17-21. That means 10 items will be $10 at the bar until 10 p.m. Dishes include a play on corned beef and cabbage with brussels sprouts, and sweet and sour sweetbreads. [EaterWire]

EXPANSION WIRE— Could Matchbox eventually go national? They're not saying for sure, but the company has brought on some new high profile investors to help them grow. They include Bill Allen (O.S.I. Restaurants) and Chris Sullivan (founder of Outback), as well as Win Sheridan (Apex Systems). All will serve on the company's advisory board, and the company expects to announce more growth plans soon. [EaterWire]

FALLS CHURCH— Essential to every neighborhood: a bookstore, a coffeeshop and...a micro-juicery? Here's yours, East Falls Church. [ARLNOW]


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