The D.C. spinoff of Brooklyn’s St. Anselm steakhouse has an opening date. The restaurant is slated to open on September 9, according to DCist. With “Top Chef” alum Marjorie Meek-Bradley at the helm as executive chef, St. Anselm near Union Market will include a 120-seat dining room, 13-seat chef’s counter, a 19-seat U-shaped bar, and an 18-seat patio.
Going Out Guide rounds up nine restaurants that don’t necessarily specialize in plant-based cuisine, but have great vegan-friendly menu items and dishes for carnivores too.
Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. in Hyattsville opened a month ago, and it’s the East Coast’s first fully deaf-owned and -operated brewery, according to DCist. “We want to be a brewery where the community all come together and interact,” co-founder Mark Burke told DCist, “whether they are deaf or hearing.”
Julia Child’s birthday was yesterday, and the National Museum of American History’s food history team is reflecting on her legacy while working on the design phase for a refresh of the exhibition, FOOD: Transforming the American Table, 1950–2000. Three newly-obtained hand-painted ceramic pâté weights from Child’s kitchen will soon be on display.
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The El Fuego food truck will build a permanent restaurant in Lyon Park, ARLnow reports, and the Peruvian-influenced spot is slated to open in the fall.
Washingtonian tried the fried delicacies at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair and picked out 10 of the most out-there, including unicorn milkshakes and a Krispy Kreme cheeseburger.
Bennett Haynes, chief of produce for ThinkFoodGroup restaurants, shares his food diary for a day with the Washingtonian, from a Beefsteak “faux Joe” sandwich to roasted Japanese red carrots from José Andrés’ garden.
The Source by Wolfgang Puck’s chef won this year’s K-Food Chef Contest, according to RAMW.
Correction: This article has been amended to update the number of seats at St. Anselm’s tasting room table.