The owners of Chiko, a popular, Washington, D.C. Chinese-Korean eatery influenced by the creations of chef Danny Lee and support of co-owners Scott Drewno and also Drew Kim, from Matchbox pedigree, will open a West Coast location in the Greater San Diego Area, Calif. The tweet today confirmed that the new restaurant will open November 14 in Encinitas, a beach-centric town 25 miles north of San Diego on the eve of a new Chiko restaurant opening in Dupont Circle.
The DMV area is known for its vast variety of restaurants, from lavish brunch getups to cafes and fast casual eateries. With business partner Jerry Hollinger, Zena Polin is the co-owner of Maryland restaurants The Daily Dish, in Silver Spring, and Kensington’s Dish and Dram. For brunch, Maryland Soft Shell BLT and Benedict in summer and Watermelon Strawberry Gazpacho when the fruit is at its juiciest… Huevos Rancheros.
Swizzle Chill TV is honored to be part of the RAMMYS coverage this year thanks to RAMW and Events DC. Swizzle Chill TV Anchor Bryce Shemer is at the RAMMYS, interviewing top, local restaurateurs with RAMMY Awards still in hand. DC is producing culinary stars, and acclaimed restaurants and restaurateurs, nearly by the week, and our team was there to capture the excitement. Thanks to Chiko, The Daily Dish and Clarity for these wonderful interviews and memories that the team and our followers will cherish.
The 2018 RAMMYS produced exceptional winners plucked from an impressive list of the local industry’s elite. ..Gathered together at the Walter E. Convention Center, the 2018 RAMMYS winners. Also check out our Swizzle Chill RAMMYS 2018 page for new updates. Restaurateur of the Year,
Ari Gejdenson, Mindful Restaurants; Casual Restaurant of the Year;
Ivy City Smokehouse Tavern; Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year, Clarity; Chiko NEW Restaurant of the Year.