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Bobby Flay Is Manning the Grills in D.C. Today

Plus, a decades-old Italian restaurant has closed

Courtesy Bobby’s Burger Palace

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Bobby Flay is in the neighborhood today — visiting his D.C. location of Bobby’s Burger Palace to celebrate the chain’s 10th anniversary. Flay will be manning the grill starting at 4p.m. Also, the first 100 folks through the door get a free burger and fries — after that, everyone gets free fries with burger purchase.

The shutter

31-year-old Georgetown Italian restaurant Paolo’s Ristorante has closed, reports Georgetowner. The blog notes that while the restaurant earned praise for its happy hour and pizza, the menu was considered out of date by many. [GEORGETOWNER]


Potbelly, the massive sandwich chain, is basically giving away its sandwiches. Until September 2, the chain — with plenty of D.C.-area locations — has a deal where buying one “A Wreck” sandwich (which includes basically every meat: salami, roast beef, ham, turkey) earns another.

Salad advice

Because it’s possible to go to Sweetgreen and leave with a (relatively) unhealthy meal, Washingtonian spoke to nutritionists to figure out the best bets at the homegrown salad chain. Hint: high sodium is no joke, even at a salad shop. [WASHINGTONIAN]

Let’s go shopping

Eater national has the essential roundup of the best wine glasses for every type of wine. It’s not even that expensive to grab glasses that will get maximum aromatics out of the wine. [EATER]