2.07.2011

Scoop: Food News Round-Up


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


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DC's Meat-Free Week kicks off today, featuring veggie-friendly events at spots like Nage, Sunflower, Dangerously Delicious Pies, a handful of food trucks and more. Check out DCVegan.com for the full meat-free schedule.



Capitol Hill coffee haven Peregrine Espresso finally secured a building permit to get construction started on its new location at 1718 14th St. NW.



A new pop-up restaurant concept is launching in DC this month. The Number 68 Project will host its first dinner Feb. 20 with food by Graffiato/Top Chef All Star Mike Isabella and cocktails by Derek Brown of Columbia Room and The Passenger. Through April 17, Number 68 will host a weekly dinner with a rotating cast of chefs and mixologists.



Health-focused, New Orleans-based is headed to 2140 L St. NW. WBJ's BizBeat reports the company also has leases in Bethesda, Reston, McLean and Pentagon Row.

• Buddha-Bar has a new head chef: Simon Volante comes from Red in Vegas.
Years back he cooked in DC at the Willard, Aquarelle and the
Jefferson
.



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Photo: flickr user Kevin H.
Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.
Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.
Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.

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