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New Somm at The Grill Room; Scotch Event at Compass Rose

Plus, Truckeroo is coming and why hasn't Ethiopian food gone upscale?

Compass Rose.
Compass Rose.
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Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

FOOD TRUCKS— Sounds like Truckeroo is going to kick off in April. Plus, the Food Truck Association has a new "Friends" funding program in the works. [Twitter, EaterWire]

TREND WATCH— Why hasn't Ethiopian gone upscale like so many other cuisines? Todd Kliman travels to Ethiopia to find out. [Washingtonian]

U STREET—Compass Rose is hosting a Scotch tasting tonight with the Scotch Broad. Tickets are $49. More info here. [EaterWire]

GEORGETOWN—Master sommelier Keith Goldston is now overseeing the wine program at The Grill Room and The Rye Bar. He comes from Aggio and Range. [EaterWire]