2.21.2011

Scoop: Food News Round-Up




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



• Columbia Heights' CommonWealth
is being sold by chef Jamie Leeds and restaurant partner Sandy Lewis to
Terry Cullen, who is planning to change the name and tweak the concept, according to Missy Frederick. Cullen is also opening Lou's City Bar next month in the same building at 1400 Irving St. NW.


Sprinkles is bringing its first East Coast cupcake shop to Georgetown at 3015 M St. NW. Opening day is slated for March 3.


• The James Beard Foundation announced the semi-finalists for its 2011 chef and restaurant awards. The five finalists in each category will be announced March 21.


• Prince of Petworth dishes on a new project at 11th and Monroe from Tryst and The Diner owner Constantine Stavropoulos. The new space will house a coffeeshop, bar and diner.


• Wes Morton will now head the kitchen at celeb chef Art Smith's Capitol Hill restaurant Art and Soul. Morton had been the chef at the Brit-inspired Againn since it opened in 2009.


• Chef Bryan Moscatello has left Zola and Stir Food Group, reports Tom Sietsema.


• In case you missed it on Metrocurean: Richard Sandoval and Kaz Okochi's taqueria coming to 14th Street has been named El Centro D.F. ... Former Brasserie Beck exec chef David Ashwell and John Warner are opening Bistrot Le Zinc on across from 2 Amys. ... Have you voted for the People's Best New Chef?



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Check out SCOOP for more of the food news you need to know.
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1 comment:

Dave Roffman said...

Let's all get fat!

Stupid, stupid, stupid.