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The Top Stories on Eater D.C. This Week

Relive the week in Eater

The Roker Burger at Shake Shack
The Roker Burger at Shake Shack
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1.Ten New Restaurants in Town, from a New Matchbox to A Tiki Bar

Matchbox's meatball grinder [Photo: Facebook]

Matchbox's meatball grinder [Photo: Facebook]

It's been a very busy week for restaurant openings — especially for traditionally-slow August. From expansions to new tiki bars to Vietnamese restaurants, the city has gained ten new places this week, and expect this list to be updated with additional openings today.

2. Where to Go for Seafood in Washington, D.C.

Whaley's [Photo: R. Lopez]

Whaley's [Photo: R. Lopez]

D.C. is a major seafood town, so it was about time that Eater published a guide to 13 of the city's most essential seafood destinations. Most have stood the test of time, like Hank's Oyster Bar and BlackSalt. But there are a few relative newcomers featured as well, including Brine and Whaley's.

3. Where to Go for Addictive Pork Buns

Pork Buns at Masa 14 [Photo: Facebook]

Pork Buns at Masa 14 [Photo: Facebook]

The popularity of pork buns showed with how much readers enjoyed this map. The Asian dish is becoming rather ubiquitous on D.C. menus ranging from Momofuku CCDC to Masa 14.

4. A Roker Burger at Shake Shack, Plus More Intel

The Roker Burger [Photo: Official]

The Roker Burger [Photo: Official]

New menu items at Shake Shack always tend to draw a lot of attention, and this limited-time Roker Burger was no exception. This news brief also includes updates on The Halal Guys' expansion and the ownership of Mia's Pizza.

5. The Shaw Bijou Will Open November 1 with a $185 Tasting Menu

The Shaw Bijou [Photo: Kevin Carroll/Official]

The Shaw Bijou [Photo: Kevin Carroll/Official]

The wait for 'Top Chef' alumn Kwame Onwuachi's Shaw restaurant is coming to a close. But visiting it won't come cheap, as the restaurant plans to charge $185 per person before tax, tip, or beverages.

Also popular this week:

*Colada Shop is Here: Go for a Cuban, Stay for the Cocktails
*Where to Drink Coffee Around D.C.
*Check Out D.C.'s New Patios and Roofdecks (Updated)
*Five Restaurants to Try
*The Early Word on Bindaas

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