Friday, June 11, 2010

Food News Friday

With many openings and closings, the D.C. food scene has been buzzing this week.
  • From the owners of Russia House, Biergarten Haus opens its doors today. From their website, "The 7000 square foot area includes 2 spacious outdoor patios, 3 bars, and 2 special outdoor 100 inch projection screen televisions. The casual atmosphere is complimented by a style reminiscent of old world Germany. Specialty crafted and imported artisanal furnishings sit alongside hand laid cobblestones making one believe they may actually be in Munich or Frankfurt."
  • Pizzeria Orso of Falls Church, VA is now open for business. Featuring Neopolitan style pizza, the restaurant is a collaboration between 2 Amys' Edan MacQuaid and 2941.
  • The Wall Street Journal confirmed yesterday that Disney will be closing numerous ESPN Zones around the country. These include those in D.C. and Baltimore.
  • The Washingtonian provides a detailed account of the 2010 RAMMY awards. Co Co Sala took home favorite restaurant and Birch and Barley/ChurchKey took home best new restaurant and hottest bar scene.

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