Here are the top new features and news posts on the site this week:
Michelin came to D.C. for the first time this year, awarding stars to a dozen restaurants in D.C. None received the top honor of three stars, but two stars were given to Pineapple & Pearls, The Inn at Little Washington and Minibar. This map tells readers where to find the highly-rated restaurants; no one neighborhood has a high concentration, though most are in Northwest D.C.
It was a big week for Michelin news interest. This deep dive takes a look at which restaurants were the most dramatic omissions from the guide, and outlines some additional analysis about the D.C. picks.
Soup dumplings, or xiao long bao, have a cult following among those who love them. They’re not as common in D.C. as they are in some other cities, but they still can be found with a little digging. Eater updated this map from last year with even more options for finding the dish.
It was a pretty productive week for restaurant openings, which this week included such places as cocktail haunt Service Bar, Ethiopian restaurant Letena, and beer mecca Owen’s Ordinary.
In this week’s Eaterwire, a Japanese whiskey tasting, chef changes, collaboration dishes, and some restaurant opening dates for later this winter.
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