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Albisu Pulls Out of Ballston; New Graffiato Chef

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

BALLSTON— And then there was one. Victor Albisu, who was aiming to open a Mexican restaurant in Ballston, has pulled out of the controversial Ballston BID restaurant competition. The move comes not long after Mike Isabella announced plans for a Mexican place in Ballston. That means Christina Campos, who was the other finalist and planning a Spanish restaurant, is the winner, Washington Business Journal reports. [WBJ]

PENN QUARTER Jose Adorno has been promoted to chef de cuisine at Graffiato. Adorno, who has worked for Isabella's restaurants since last June, is adding his own dishes to the menu, like sea bream with spaghetti squash. [EaterWire]

GEORGETOWNPier 2934, a new Cajun seafood restaurant, has opened in Georgetown. PoPville has a photo of the space at 2934 M St. NW. [PoP]


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