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The Majestic Cafe Closes to Revamp, Plus More Intel

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The Majestic
The Majestic

Third act

Majestic Cafe in Old Town Alexandria is closing to make way for (another) revamp. It will reopen May 15 as just The Majestic, and get an interior design update and menu change. Alexandria Restaurant Partners (Palette 22, Lena's) are behind the changes, and chef Gaby Hakman will redesign the menu with more Mediterranean touches and a new rotisserie. David Chennault will handle the redesign.

Shake Shack, going strong

Here are some tidbits from Shake Shack's latest earnings call: wages are up, and the jury's still out on the success of the Chicken Shack. [E]

Coffee closure

PoPville notes the NoMa location of Tynan Coffee shuttered. Looks like it happened a few months ago, though. [PoP]

Where to eat alligator NOW

Rocklands Barbecue's annual wild menu kicks off today, with meats like alligator, camel and wild boar. More menu details here.

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