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Adams Morgan Newcomer Rosario Adds Very Italian Brunch, Plus More Intel

Celebrity hangout Cafe Milano covers up a bit

Eggplant parm Benedict at Rosario in Adams Morgan.

Mangia at chef Logan McGear’s weekend table

Recent arrival Rosario has added weekend brunch to the rotation, serving up select Italian dishes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Featured items include house-made cacio e pepe biscuits with creamed chipped bresaola, black truffle frittata with oyster mushrooms and pancetta, as well as a house Benedict layering poached eggs atop eggplant Parmesan.

Chase it all down with spicy bloody Marys, Campari cocktails, or prosecco-fueled spritzers.

No more peeking into Cafe Milano

Is Georgetown power dining spot Cafe Milano suddenly shying away from publicity? The Washington Post reports that the site of countless gossip-y encounters between politicos, entertainers, and influence peddlers recently installed frosted glass inside the tony restaurant to ward off prying eyes. [WaPo]

Cafe Milano in Georgetown.
[Cafe Milano]

Getting the gang back together

Passion Food Hospitality vet and TenPenh D.C. alum Cliff Wharton has returned to the fold to serve as chef de cuisine at TenPehn Tysons. The award-winning chef and native Filipino has been tasked with weaving traditional lumpia, chicken adobo, pancit, and longaniza sausage dishes into the menu this summer.

Summer drinks already bubbling up at ENO

ENO Wine Bar is already looking ahead to summer, readying a prosecco cooler flavored with elderflower syrup, mint, and lime to kick off the next season. The Hugo is priced at $12 a pop and is scheduled to debut on Wednesday, June 21.

ENO Wine Bar

2810 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, , DC 20007 (202) 295-2826 Visit Website

Cafe Milano

3251 Prospect Street Northwest, , DC 20007 (202) 333-6183 Visit Website