Weekly Food News Round-Up
September 26, 2012 | 12:33PM

ALL THE DC NEWS THAT IS FIT TO EAT (and drink). Have tips? Send them to info@brightestyoungthings.com


Drafting Table Gastropub opens its 14th Street doors.

Meat news: A new smokehouse which is Epic and a food truck which is carnivorous.

Patio pilates (to feel better after the meat) followed by Champagne (to feel better after the pilates) at Poste


Boqueria offers brunch – and those nutella-filled churros are involved.

  • The team behind Lincoln are now opening Teddy & the Bully Bar. “Paying homage to our first President of the 20th Century, the restaurant will feature a thoughtful design from local artist Maggie O’Neill and an outstanding small plate concept from a not yet named Executive Chef.”

  • Head to Ping Pong Dim Sum from now until September 30th and order some of their delicious moon cakes celebrating the Chinese Moon Festival. Calling Ping Pong to make a reservation for the week of September 24 and ask for the  secret phrase  (or finding it here) and be sure to whisper it to your server for a very special dessert!
  • And last but not least, a bit in advance but worth marking that calendar: From October 22nd until November 2nd, Oyamel will feature four new festive cocktails and a menu showcasing some of the most authentic ancient foods of Mexico during their 6th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration. Enjoy Mukbil Conejo (Mayan-style tamal of rabbit, duck, achiote and Habanero), Pescado Tikin Xik (grouper marinated in achiote, Mexican oregano and vinegar cooked a la plancha with fried plantains) and Taco de Camote con Mole de Cacahuates (sweet potatoes and hominy cooked in butter and achiote with a green mole). YUM.


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