Friday, April 9, 2010

Weekly Round Up

Eater, a New York based website, confirmed rumors of the TLC reality show featuring Georgetown Cupcake. From the press release:

The six-part series follows sisters and business partners Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis as they run Georgetown Cupcake in Washington, DC - a small cupcake shop that they have transformed into a sweet success. The Sisters gave up their corporate jobs and risked their life savings to follow their hearts into the kitchen, armed only with their Grandmother's recipes and their sisterly bond. Each episode will go beyond the frosting to uncover the secret of Sophie and Katherine's success and follow the challenges they face as the business rapidly expands and is poised to explode on the national scene."

Bonnie Benwick of The Washington Post got a sneak peek of the soon to reopen Georgetown Safeway. After being closed for a year, the new Safeway will open on May 6, it is the first LEED certified grocery store.

Northside Social
from the owners of Liberty Tavern opened in Clarendon this week.

Michael Landrum of Ray's Hell Burger, Ray's the Steaks, Ray's the Classics is opening his newest restaurant, Ray's the Steaks at East River in DC's Ward 7.

Food and Wine announced its list of best new chefs. Clayton Miller of Clifton, Virginia is on the list for his restaurant Trummer's on Main.

Top Chef: DC began filming this week. Check out The Washingtonian's map of Top Chef sightings. For more information on Top Chef: DC follow topchefdcnews on Twitter.

Michelle Obama named Good Stuff Eatery as one of her favorite places to get a burger. The First Lady also named Oyamel as one of her favorite places to get a margarita.

Don't forget to watch Food Wars: Jumbo Slice next Thursday on Travel Channel. The popular show takes to the streets of Adams Morgan and recruits jumbo slice lovers, as well as Carla Hall, to determine the best jumbo slice in DC.

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