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'Chef' Debuts Friday; Wilson Tavern's Last Night

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

ARLINGTON— Remember, it's closing night for Wilson Tavern, which is closing to make way for redevelopment. The festivities start at 4 p.m. tonight. [EaterWire]

EATER AT THE MOVIES— Jon Favreau's Chef film debuts this Friday in Washington. It is playing at four area theaters: Gallery Place, Shirlington, the Angelika at Mosaic and Landmark Bethesda. Here's Eater's review of the film and interview with Favreau. [EaterWire]

THE CRITICSTodd Kliman's chat this week finds many readers finding fault with tasting menus. Kliman says the omakase menu is an exception. "A great omakase is a wonderful, wonderful thing. Not just because the food is good, but because it seems such a civilized thing. Eating slowly. No cutting and spearing. Small, jewel-like bites. The colors. The delicate artistry." [Washingtonian]

Wilson Tavern [Photo: Facebook]