Weekly News Wrap: Palena Faces Closure, Peeps Movie, Oysteria in Merrifield

By Nevin Martell | April 25, 2014 By Nevin Martell  |  April 25, 2014

Palena Restaurant Faces Eviction (Washington City Paper): Frank Ruta’s beloved Cleveland Park institution may be forced to close.

Cheat Sheet: Sona Creamery and Wine Bar on Capitol Hill (Zagat DC): An inside look at the lacto-loving upstart.

Rappahannock River Oysters' Travis Croxton to Open Restaurant in Mosaic District (Washington Business Journal): Expect a bounty of bivalves when this Merrifield venture comes out of its shell in 2015.

Adam Rifkin Eyes ‘Peeps’ Classic Candy Treats for Animated Film & TV Franchise (Deadline): The marshmallow treats are going to Hollywood. Fingers crossed that a Swedish Fish movie will be announced shortly.

Owen Thomson In at Rose's Luxury (Eater DC): The former Range mixologist takes a part-time gig at chef-owner Aaron Silverman's white-hot eatery.

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Rose's Luxury

Eclectic Capitol Hill
Food27 Decor26 Service26 Cost$64
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New American Friendship Heights
Food23 Decor20 Service19 Cost$65
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Rappahannock Oyster Bar

Oyster Bar NoMa
Food26 Decor19 Service22 Cost$34

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