It’s here —Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of their 50 top restaurants in Virginia is now online. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm from chef Tarver King is #1, with new additions like Requin and Texas Jack’s making the list, while places like Liberty Tavern and Society Fair didn’t make the cut this time around. Here’s the top ten:
1. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm
2. Restaurant Eve
5. The Ashby Inn
7. Social Restaurant and Oyster Bar
8. Sense of Thai St.
Even Supreme Court justices like Rose’s Luxury. Justice Sonia Sotomayor was spotted there with talk show host Bill Press and his wife. They even lucked out on a night without a line. [RS]
It’s all happening. Diners can now make reservations for the restaurants coming to the MGM Casino National Harbor in early December. That includes Fish by José Andrés, Marcus by Marcus Samuelsson, the Voltaggio brothers’ steakhouse, and more.
Bartender Trevor Frye’s new bar is going to be called Five To One. It’s also going to be a love letter to the 9:30 Club when it opens next year. [WCP]
And finally, here’s Chef Geoff Tracy with a turkey hat on his head. Because...Thanksgiving?