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Carla Hall Eyes Historic School: What’s up next for the beloved Top Chef star? “I am hoping to be able to open up a place in the old Steven’s School at 21st & L. I’m waiting for the city to get the right developer in there. There is a new developer and we’ll see if I become part of that team. It’s a really good idea. It will have a market and cafe, cooking classes and chef’s dinner.” [Endless Simmer]
More Mid-Range, Please: 701 chef Ed Witt, in a Q&A with We Love D.C., hits on something about the D.C. dining scene that has frustrated Young & Hungry, and certainly others, for years now: “DC’s a nice up and coming city,” Witt says. “There needs to be more development in the middle. There are great meals at high-end restaurants, but the middle range is not as developed.” [We Love D.C.]
Tantalizer: In some “freaking awesome” news, NoMa’s soon-to-open Watershed has released its menu. [PoP]
New Around Town: A new sports bar, Lou’s City Bar, opened up in Columbia Heights, and New York’s Hill Country barbecue restaurant is getting ready to open its doors this weekend in Penn Quarter. [TBD]
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