The years-long trend of New York chefs and restaurateurs opening up projects in D.C. continues with the upcoming, high-profile additions of restaurants from Daniel Boulud and David Chang at CityCenter. Eater National further explores the phenomenon in a report.
They find that many New York restaurant owners decide to go bigger in D.C., with multiple locations or large real estate footprints. Though New York is notoriously expensive, D.C. is a costly place to operate as well, and comes with its own risks and rewards. Restaurants ranging from Hill Country Barbecue Market to Osteria Morini have found success here.
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