Scoop: Food News Round-Up

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

Local meat lovers rejoice. Red Apron
and the Neighborhood Restaurant Group have huge plans in store for a
facility that will process local meats to distribute to NRG spots,
followed by 10 butcher shops around the area. Washingtonian's Best Bites Blog has the scoop.

Medium Rare, the new bare bones steak joint from Mark Bucher, owner of BGR The Burger Joint, opens today at 3500 Connecticut Ave. NW. Citronelle's
Michel Richard consulted on the Cleveland Park restaurant, which serves
only a prix-fixe menu of steak frites, bread and salad for $19.50. Sure
makes deciding what to order easy. Desserts like apple pie and
six-layer carrot cake are extra. Eater has photos.

As part of the ongoing DC Helps Japan Now auctions on eBay, chef José Andrés is offering all six coveted seats for dinner at minibar for a starting bid of $6,000. Click here for auction details. Who's in?

The third location of Pete's New Haven Style Apizza opened this weekend at 3017 Clarendon Blvd. in Arlington.

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