Food News Review: Citronelle Closes, Oprah Eats at District Commons, Local Toques (Maybe) on “Top Chef”
Plus: Tasting Subway’s vegan sandwiches and a LivingSocial speakeasy.
Red State Steaks: Eater DC has a photo tour of the new DC steakhouse from Dallas chain Del Frisco’s. [Eater DC]
Lunch With the Commoners: Oprah Winfrey, BFF Gayle King, and some other people dined at District Commons on Thursday—the restaurant wouldn’t share menu details, but King was more forthcoming, tweeting: “@DistrictCommons it was DELICIOUS too! Chicken for me … @Oprah recommends the tilipia [sic] and salad.” [Twitter]
Top Chef Gossip: Are DC chefs Bart Vandaele and Jeffrey Jew among the cheftestants currently shooting in Seattle? [WCP]
So You Don’t Have To: A writer at the Washington Post returns to the sandwich chain that turned her off fish forever to try its new vegan sandwiches. [WP]
Then There Is This: LivingSocial is debuting a password-protected speakeasy. [WCP]