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Dine Family-Style at Hank’s Pasta Bar

Plus, Chipotle is temporarily closed in Logan Circle

Hank's Pasta Bar [Photo: R. Lopez]
The dining room at Hank’s Pasta Bar.
Photo by Rey Lopez for Eater DC
Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

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ALEXANDRIA—Hank’s Pasta Bar is throwing a pasta party every Sunday designed for four ($60), six ($85), and eight ($100). Each three-course menu includes a family-style custom pasta dish for the table featuring choice of noodle, sauce, and two add-ins. Meanwhile, its Saturday Drag Queen brunch is back this weekend. 600 Montgomery Street, Alexandria, Va.

DOWNTOWN—As D.C. waits for its first Wawa — tentatively scheduled to arrive December 15 at 1111 19th Street NW December — Food & Wine feeds into the mouth-watering hype even more. A four-pronged fanout about the Philly-based brand calls out its “really good” food (i.e. a heavenly tuna hoagie on whole wheat); its “strangely addictive” breakfast; coffee that can be “spectacular” (go for the Cuban Roast); and its sweet and cheap junk food game.

LOGAN CIRCLE—Chipotle addicts on 14th Street NW are out out luck. A sign outside the temporarily shuttered eatery at 1508 14th Street NW cites ongoing “plumbing issues.” No word on when the quick-service chain plans to resume service; the sign says it should be “up and running soon.”

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS—D.C. just took home a don’t-tell-mom kind of title: the nation’s capital is home to the most heavy drinkers and binge drinkers in the U.S., according to a new study based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The collegiate-heavy DMV also houses the highest rate of young adult drinkers (age 18 to 24) and the highest rate of binge drinking among its wealthiest residents.

Hank's Pasta Bar

600 Montgomery Street, , VA 22314 (571) 312-4117 Visit Website