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

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.