“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons is bringing (more) national attention to a D.C. fine dining stalwart, reports Washington Blade. Parsons will serve as executive producer for “The Inn Crowd,” which chronicles the inside story of Inn at Little Washington — run by gay couple Patrick O’Connell and Reinhardt Lynch. While the show is based on a 1999 New Yorker article, this is a restaurant that certainly stays relevant — The Inn at Little Washington just jumped from two Michelin stars to three. [Washington Blade]
Nando’s in Dupont is just giving it away today. Today, Tuesday September 18, the shop is giving out free entrees — a free quarter chicken, or a chicken sandwich, wrap, or pita — from 4p.m. until 6p.m. Both eat-in and take-out are OK for this deal.
Washingtonian grilled Sweetgreen co-founder Nicholas Jammet about the brand’s humble 2007 beginnings. Jammet discussed his chain’s start in Georgetown — and where he and co-founders hung out as students. [Washingtonian]
The Washington Post has christened 14th St. NW on the border of Petworth and Columbia Heights as the city’s best spot for cheap eats and drinks. The Post called out the tasty — and reasonably priced — offerings from Little Havana, Taqueria Habanero, Lyman’s Tavern, Red Derby, and Mezcalero Cocina Mexicana. [WaPo]
A Moroccan restaurant called Marrakech is coming to the space previously occupied by Walters in Petworth, reports POPVille. The liquor license placard notes that the spot is requesting the ability to offer live entertainment, dancing and to charge a cover. [POPVille]