Friday, April 30, 2010

The Weekly Round Up

The DC Zoning Commission met Monday night and voted to increase the percentage of restaurants and bars in the 14th and U St. area from 25% to 30%. This will allow new projects to be completed. It is believed the commission will eventually increase the percentage to 50%.

The James Beard award winners will be announced Monday, May 3rd. If you are interested in following the event as it happens, check out Apron Anxiety or Alinea at Home. To see a list of local nominees, click here.

José Andrés will be featured on 60 Minutes Sunday at 7 p.m. Click here to view the trailer.

Capital City Cheesecake (7071 Carroll Ave.) will be opening on Saturday in Takoma Park. Free samples of muffins, chocolate, and cheesecake are sure to draw crowds. Find a full schedule of events here.

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