Washingtonian reports that the developers behind bustling dining hub Union Market are now making to bid to land online juggernaut Amazon’s new HQ. One option: adding on to a food-filled facility that currently houses popular eateries ranging from homegrown bar/bagelry Buffalo & Bergen to two-time Michelin Bib Gourmand pick, Bidwell. [Washingtonian]
The Georgetown Dish reports that Glover Park residents are pushing back against adding “another pizza place” — which in this case happens to be delivery giant Domino’s — to the neighborhood. The major sticking points: concerns that “a fast-food restaurant would attract rubbish, rodents and late-night noise to the area.” [GD]
Northern Virginia Magazine reports on a mini restaurant boom on the way in neighboring Loudoun County. Restaurateur Nils Schnibbe and his expectant wife, Olivia, are working on opening: an all-day cafe/cocktail spot (Sidebar); a brewery/beer garden (More Better Restaurant & Beer Garden); and a poultry-centric food truck (Sunday Chicken). [NVM]
Nearly four dozen restaurants and bars are mixing up food and drink for the fifth annual D.C. Cocktail Week. Score everything from rye drinks coupled with Kung Pao chicken dumplings (Farmers & Distillers) to chile-lime spiked mezcal cocktails paired with octopus-filled tacos (Occidental Grill & Seafood). The deals are scheduled to run Monday, November 13 through Sunday, November 19.