- Get $30-worth of food and drink for $15 at Lounge of Three (1013 U St. N.W.) with today's Groupon. Enjoy a variety of small plates like lemon-pepper-infused garlic wine shrimp, three-bean mini veggie burgers, or tilapia with cilantro lemon butter. Use this deal on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays to get an extra $5. Click here to take advantage. See more deals at The Feast.
- Sunday marked the first day of spring, and former "Iron Chef America" challenger Susur Lee has changed up his menus to welcome the season. Lee welcomed The Feast into the kitchen at Zentan (1155 14th St. N.W.) for a peek at his new spring dish -- tea-steamed chicken. (More here.)
- Since giving you an exclusive first look at "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella's forthcoming Penn Quarter eatery, Graffiato, we've been keeping tabs on its progress. So far, many of his challenges have involved the slow-going process of procuring permits. There are a lot of them -- permits for demolition, construction, and interestingly, the Chinese banner that will hang on the building's exterior. All storefronts in Chinatown are required to have the restaurant's name in Chinese, and Graffiatio's -- which has finally been approved -- will also feature words like 'food,' 'fire,' 'wood,' 'excitement' and 'drink.' More details here.
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