Daily Digestif: Is David Chang of Momofuku Fame Eyeing a DC Spot?

April 8, 2014
by Rina Rapuano

Your daily feed of DC food tidbits

- Washington Business Journal digs deeper into the rumor that David Chang of New York’s Momofuku mini restaurant empire is in talks to open a concept at CityCenterDC. “Rumor of the momofuku addition surfaced last week in a tweet from Foodie and the Beast host Nycci Nellis, and a source familiar with the discussions confirms to the Washington Business Journal that momofuku is in talks for a space at CityCenter,” the report says.

- Graffiato and Kapnos chef-owner Mike Isabella, who rose to culinary stardom on Top Chef and then Top Chef All-Stars, will compete on TV again in the Season Two premiere episode of Esquire Network's Knife Fight April 15 at 9 PM. Isabella goes up against Texas chef Tim Love in a cook-off in front of an audience at show host Ilan Hall's Los Angeles restaurant The Gorbals.
- Härth at Hilton McLean Tysons Corner has reopened with a renovated and upgraded kitchen that will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Executive chef Thomas Elder’s contemporary American comfort food will draw inspiration from the local farms he sources from and his terrace garden, where he is growing 12 kinds of mint in addition to ghost peppers and other chiles (7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean; 703-847-5000). 

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