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A Longtime Sports Bar Shutters, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

The shutter

Merrifield is losing its longtime sports bar. Grevey’s is closing after more than 35 years of business. [WBJ]

Eater tracking

There’s an opening date for Tredici over at the St. Gregory hotel: Dec. 12. Here’s Eater’s tour of the new space.


Here’s a surprise menu item popping up at more restaurants than one would think: meatless meatballs. Find them at places like Casolare and Centrolina. [WaPo Mag]


Bacaro Wine Bar, a project planned for City Market at O from chef Robert Gadsby, is no longer happening. There’s a lawsuit over unpaid rent for the property, too. [Washingtonian]

Never mind?

The restaurateur opening a sushi restaurant at The Trump Hotel apologized for insulting D.C.’s restaurant scene. Grub Street had published a rather derisive interview with the chef earlier this week. Now he says his words got “twisted and turned.” [WaPo]

Eater tracking

Good news for the Bardo beer garden coming to the area near the baseball stadium. Regulators have backed off their requirement that it close by 10 p.m., granting it hours until midnight. [BiDC]