There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
WaPo checks in with chef Jeff Tunks about his new side-by-side eateries, Burger Tap & Shake and District Commons, in the West End. Both venues are tentatively scheduled to open this week. Some highlights: the burger meat at BTS is “a mix of organic, wet-aged whole chuck roasts and briskets, ground in-house (a 3:1 ratio)” and “the amount of butterfat in the ice cream that they’re using for milkshakes: 14 percent.” Meanwhile, Urban Daddy offers a sneak peek at the decor and the menu at adjacent District Commons. Some highlights of that preview: “giant light fixtures and even giant-er windows on every side,” as well as lamb sausage flatbreads and Texas-style chili con carne with no beans.
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