Washington DC Food News

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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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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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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Hi-Lawn, above Union Market, is readying “Cinco de Derby,” a combo of the Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby spring celebrations

Hi-Lawn readies Cinco de Derby 2022

Spring mashup of Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby celebrations arrives May 5

Hi-Lawn, the expansive rooftop above Union Market, is readying “Cinco de Derby,” a combo of the Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby spring celebrations. The Hi-Lawn Cinco de Derby will take place May 5 to May 8.

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Hotel Madera remodels, Firefly ups its game

Neighborhood gem in DC shines after renovations

Hotel Madera, nestled in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC, recently underwent extensive renovation and modernization that was completed in February 2021. The hotel building, at 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, was originally an apartment complex before it was transformed in the 1990’s. Then, five years after its debut, the beloved neighborhood restaurant Firefly opened its doors inside the hotel.

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