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Kaliwa is the Name of Cathal Armstrong's Asian Restaurant, Plus More Intel

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Not really spiny lobster

Eater takes a deep dive into menu fraud, which is a problem plaguing restaurants across the country, particularly those serving sushi. But laws trying to prevent the practice haven’t proven to be very effective, and are not well-enforced. [E]

Checkin’ out six in the morning

There was...an after party? For the state dinner with Singapore? At D.C. burlesque club SAX? [RS]

Eater Tracking

Washington City Paper has some more details on the Southeast Asian restaurant that Restaurant Eve’s Cathal Armstrong is planning for the Wharf development in Southwest D.C. It will be called Kaliwa, and serve Filipino, Thai, and Korean dishes. A fall 2017 opening is planned (Armstrong’s restaurant group is also at work on a rum distillery and tiki bar at the development from mixologist Todd Thrasher). [WCP]

Rose (not frose)

Founding Farmers is collaborating on its own Virginia rose wine. The restaurant group partnered with the state’s Early Mountain Vineyards on the project.

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