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Briefly noted…

  • The general manager and bar manager at Eventide have left the Clarendon restaurant citing differences in how the bar and rooftop have been “going in a different direction.” TBD notes how Eventide’s highly acclaimed restaurant has stood out from the rest of Clarendon where “the preference in the neighborhood seems to be for huge sports bars with deep discounts.” [DonRocks, TBD]
  • The Benethiopia food truck is going on hiatus until mid-February. [WaPo]
  • The former chef at Bezu in Potomac has bought out Rock Creek in Bethesda and wants to talk with the new owners of the Brickskeller who had wanted to name the reborn Brick as Rock Creek. [Potomac Patch, TBD]
  • Need an injection of Iron Chef chatter? Capitol Spice chats with three of the local competitors “vying for our slavish loyalty,” Spike Mendelsohn, Carla Hall, and Mike Isabella. [Capitol Spice]