Food News Round-Up

Keeping you updated on the city's top food news...

• Fans of the now-closed Farrah Olivia restaurant have another chance at the African-inspired contemporary cuisine. Chef Morou Ouattara (at right) tweets that he will reopen Farrah Olivia in the private room of his Italian-flavored Kora four nights a week, starting Jan. 5.

• With that wind chill, we could use a little heat. The Eater Heat Map weighs in on what restaurants are hot right now.

• New York export Hill Country Barbcue proclaims a winter 2011 opening, reports PG Living.

• Get ready to tear off some little crawfish heads. Hot n Juicy Crawfish is set to open in Woodley Park, according to a photo snapped by a Prince of Petworth reader.

• I took Think Local First's Shop Local challenge. Will you be shopping local this holiday season? Check out the video from my stop into Cork Market here.

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