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YARDBIRD

PROJECTED OPENING DATE: 2021 901 New York Avenue NW Yardbird will be opening, in the former Acadiana location. Guests can expect a menu stuffed with some comfort classics; ranging from buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken, and mac and cheese croquettes. This will be the Miami staples first D.C. location. For more information on Yardbird, visit their website here.    
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BASEBOWL

1201 Half St SE Basebowl has oficially opened up right near Nationals Park. The brand new ramen bar features a plethora of options, ranging from crafted bowls of ramen, lunch bento boxes, a variety of dumplings, and small plates. In terms of the atmosphere, Basebowl features a chic black & white design that's ideal for socially distant meals. Guests are also able to enjoy an outdoor space equipped for about 40 with a fire pit. Currently, the concept is in the process of obtaining their liquor liscence. www.basebwoldc.com ; 202-975-1066 Photo Credit: Rey Lopez  
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Still Time to Get Your Gobble On: Sides, Pies,...

Photo: Dawson's Market Like everything else in 2020, this Thanksgiving is going to be different. So, how you plan is important. Whether you want a small bird, someone else to assist with all the sides or a cornucopia of desserts — however you want to do — you will need to organize ahead. Good news, the DC Area restaurant and hospitality scene is here to help.
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The Freshest New Radio App: Real. Fun. DC.

There's a new app in town, launched by Tommy McFly and Kelly Collis, called Real. Fun. DC., and featuring fresh new radio programming and podcasts like Industry Night hosted by Nycci Nellis. Read the details in Kevin Dauray's The Zebra article here.
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Grand Wedding Plans May Have to Shrink, For...

The wedding industry is experiencing a near total collapse as result of the current pandemic. So many couples have had to put their wedding dreams on hold while they wait for new mandates on when and how we can gather. No surprise, a group of leading women wedding professionals in DC have the solution, coming together to form a startup, Petit Soirée. Lauryn Prattes founded Petit Soiree and reached out to some of the best in the industry to come together (virtually) and collaborate on ways to execute small weddings in lieu of the larger ones, for now. On this episode of Industry Night, Nycci spoke with Lauryn Prattes and Buttercream Bakeshop’s Tiffany MacIssac about the state of the event's industry, what they hope to expect down the road and how the formation of Petit Soirée can provide some wedding relief to those who need it. Listen to the full conversation on FullService Radio.    
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