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The Wrap-Up: The Week in Food
Every Friday, we fill you in on what’s been happening in the local restaurant world.
• Yesterday, the Washington Post’s Going Out Gurus announced that New York-based restaurateur Shelly Fireman will open an outpost of Bond 45 in National Harbor. The Italian steakhouse, scheduled to open in ten days, will have 275 seats and house-aged beef.
• Big Chair Coffee n’ Grill—the first stand-alone coffee shop in Anacostia—opened this week in DC’s River East neighborhood. According to DCist, the owners won Murky Coffee’s La Marzocco espresso machine at a tax auction. Coffee beans will come from Ethiopia, and eventually there’ll be eggs and sausage at breakfast and burgers, wings, and chicken fingers at lunch.
• Washington’s winter restaurant week officially wraps up Sunday, but a number of places are extending the deal—three-course lunch for $20.10 and dinner for $35.10—for another couple of weeks. Here’s our guide to where you can still get the bargain prices if you missed this week.
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