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  • Red Carpet Roll-Out: If you’re looking for a place to watch the Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, The Heights in Columbia Heights will have “happy hour all night, popcorn on tables, and specialty crafted cocktails inspired by all the nominated films. They will also have everything Oscars from the red carpet to the main event on all TVs.” [Y&H Tip Box]
  • Jumping on the Food Truck Bandwagon: Austin Grill has come a long way since the days it was just a restaurant in Glover Park. The restaurant multiplied, its original location has long-since closed, and now, it’s getting ready to start a food truck next month. [TBD]
  • Online Domination Continues: Google’s recipe search is still a work in progress. [WaPo]
  • Road to New Restaurants: Over at the Washingtonian Center lifestyle center out at the junction of I-270 and the newly opened Intercounty Connector in Montgomery County, a Café Deluxe and a Nando’s Peri Peri are moving on in. [Bethesda magazine]
  • Sneak Peek: Bacon salad, skillet bubble and squeak, and daily specials involving deviled kidneys and beef heart are some of the dishes you can expect at the soon-to-open Queen Vic, a gastropub on H Street NE. [PoP]
  • Photo of Austin Grill in Penn Quarter by Flickr user terren using an Attribution 2.0 Generic Creative Commons license