Hospitality pros Neville Nugent and Ed Reynoso are joining forces to open meat-focused Mad Cow Grill in Laurel, Maryland, this fall. Alums of the kitchens at the Willard Intercontinental hotel in D.C., and Ray’s the Steaks in Arlington, Virginia, respectively, the two chefs plan to cook burgers, steaks, and more at their new neighborhood eatery (310 Domer Avenue).
Washington City Paper reports on the fundraising campaign that’s sprung up to assist local bartender Fabian Malone with hospital bills incurred while he recovers from being shot. The Alfie’s and Nam Viet alum was shot twice in over the weekend in Shaw by suspected robbers. [WCP]
ARLnow reports that local chain Dave’s Seafood & Subs has closed its location on Columbia Pike. Another outpost of the grab-and-go sandwich shop remains in Chantilly, Virginia.[ARLnow]
PoPville reports that Penn Quarter sports bar 10 Tavern plans to double in size by moving into the ground floor space beneath it. “The expansion will create 155 new seats, increasing the seating capacity from 130 to 285. The new Total Occupancy Load of the restaurant will be 325,” reads the request for an updated liquor license. [PoPville]