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Eataly Might Not Come to D.C.; After Peacock Room Permanently Closes

Plus, what happens when a bartender can't drink

After Peacock Room
After Peacock Room

NORTHWEST— Washington Business Journal thinks Eataly might not be coming to D.C. after all. It was previously suspected the Italian food emporium by Mario Batali would moved into the Capital Crossing development. [WBJ]

THE SHUTTER— After a series of temporary closings, Georgetown Metropolitan reports After Peacock Room has closed for good. [GM]

SANDWICHES— Taylor Gourmet has launched its spring menu with new sandwiches like citrus braised pork with salsa verde and chili roasted broccoli with cashew romesco. [EaterWire]

ADVENTURES IN (NOT) DRINKING— Bartender Gina Chersevani opens up to Washingtonian about working while not drinking for the past two years. [Washingtonian]