clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Year's Best Dishes, Airport DC-3 Details, More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning.

R. Lopez
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Bucket list dining

Washingtonian highlights their 20 best dishes of the year. They range from sashimi at Sushi Capitol to the fried chicken at Maketto. [Washingtonian]

Roadfood dinner

Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood are kicking off a national dinner series tonight at D.C.'s St. Francis Hall tonight. Here's Eater National with an interview. [E]

Imitation = flattery

1789's pastry chef Lauren Petri is working on a gingerbread house modeled after neighboring restaurants F. Scott's, The Tombs and (naturally) 1789. It's still in progress, but here's the design she's going for:

Gingerbread "house" plans by talented Pastry Chef Lauren Petri. #89fortheholidays

A photo posted by 1789 Restaurant (@1789restaurant) on

Half-smokes in the air

DC-3 has released a few more details about their plans for Dulles Airport. The plan is to open next March with hot dogs like a spicy D.C. half smoke, a Cincinnati Coney dog and more.


Jason Miskiri, who used to own The Society Restaurant and Lounge in Silver Spring, has been sentenced to two years in prison. He pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges last spring.