Gerrard Street Kitchen at The Darcy Hotel has relaunched its brunch with a new chef and menu

Logan Circle’s Gerrard Street Kitchen relaunches brunch

New chef, menu provide a twist to the recently-resumed brunch service

Gerrard Street Kitchen at The Darcy Hotel has relaunched its brunch with a new chef and menu. Bader Ali, the recently-appointed executive chef for the restaurant, will bring a diverse set of flavors from Japan, India and South Asia. Reflective of these cuisines, Gerrard’s Benedict is made with egg white masala, scrambled; and Shrimp Tempura, a starter, is elevated with tiger aioli. There’s also a Steak & Egg Frites.

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Jeanine Prime’s St. James, a Caribbean restaurant crafted by the team behind award-winning Cane, opens today

Caribbean restaurant St. James opens on 14th Street

Team behind Cane creates new Caribbean dining experience in Washington, DC

Jeanine Prime’s St. James, a Caribbean restaurant crafted by the team behind award-winning Cane, opens today, Tuesday, May 17, with dinner service starting at 5:30 p.m. Diners will find the restaurant at 2017 14th Street, Northwest. Inside, a 67-seat dining room and diverse menu of Caribbean cuisine, plus creative cocktails from the bar, and a “thoughtful” wine list await. A true melting pot of flavors, the cuisine at St. James draws from various cultures: African, East Indian, Chinese, Portuguese, and French influences.

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A new pizza truck by Neil Dundee, For the Love of Pizza, Eternal Love & Pizza, opened at the Windridge Vineyards in Darnestown, Maryland

Eternal Love & Pizza opens at Windridge in Darnestown

New, elevated food truck option to complement Windridge Vineyards’ wines

A new pizza truck by Neil Dundee, Eternal Love & Pizza, opened at the Windridge Vineyards in Darnestown, Maryland. Dundee cut his teeth working for top chefs around the country. He is also the husband of Gina Chersevani, a cocktail wizardess who operates restaurant-bars in the DC area and rarely needs an introduction.

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Thrasher’s Rum Royale on the rooftop of Tiki TNT is fast approaching, coming in June

Thrasher’s Rum Royale finalists to compete in June

Thrasher’s Rum Royale on the rooftop of Tiki TNT, a Polynesian-style waterfront watering hole, is fast approaching. For two decades, Todd Thrasher has been ingrained in the cocktail movement of Washington, DC. Supporting local bartenders, his search for the most creative cocktail talents has led to the upcoming Thrasher’s Rum Royale competition slated for Monday, June 6.

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Jack Rose Dining Saloon brings its 10th Annual Derby Day Celebration + Viewing Party this Saturday, May 7

Jack Rose prepares 10th Annual Derby Day Party + Viewing

Milestone celebration for 148th Kentucky Derby, which airs May 7, is nearly here

Jack Rose Dining Saloon brings its 10th Annual Derby Day Celebration + Viewing Party this Saturday, May 7. The location is an ideal spot to watch the Kentucky Derby. Guests will seek out the Adams Morgan destination to catch the 148th Kentucky Derby, with two ways to enjoy it—on site or to go.

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Pop Up Grocer is coming to Washington, DC’s NoMa district at Union Market May 6

Pop Up Grocer comes to NoMa’s Union Market in May

‘Discovery’ grocery store to showcase curated collection of better-made brands

Pop Up Grocer is coming to Washington, DC’s NoMa district at Union Market May 6. The grocery store venture, founded in 2019 as a place for discovery, will land at 1262 5th Street, Northeast. Its month-long operation in NoMa will bring a set of “emerging better-made brands and their founders,” announced the company.

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Capitol Hill's Santa Rosa Taqueria, by Sunnyside Restaurant Group, will reopen Saturday, April 23 in a new space at 301 Pennsylvania Ave SE

Santa Rosa Taqueria reopening in Capitol Hill slated for April 23

Partnership with Buffalo & Bergen’s Gina Chersevani brings creative, refreshing margarita list

Capitol Hill’s Santa Rosa Taqueria, by Sunnyside Restaurant Group, will reopen Saturday, April 23 in a new space at 301 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast. The Mexican-style restaurant was to reopen April 16 but encountered some technical difficulties. The restaurant plans to donate proceeds from food and drink sales during opening weekend to World Central Kitchen to support Ukraine relief efforts.

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