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Michel Richard Stars in 'Meatballs: The Restaurant'

Meatballs Due to Get Fancy

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    Not the camp movie.

    Michel Richard, the fancy French chef who brought you the $29 lobster burger, is now taking a stab at meatballs.

    According to multiple reports (Prince of Petworth via Eater), the James Beard Award-winning chef behind Citronelle and Central is opening a new meatball shop, simply titled Meatballs, right next to Luke's Lobster (624 E St. N.W.) in Penn Quarter:

    Dessert Lessons With Michel Richard

    [DC] Dessert Lessons With Michel Richard
    Chef Michel Richard teaches Eun Yang how to create his raspberry clafouti. (Published Friday, Aug. 19, 2011)

    Items reportedly on the menu at Meatballs include traditional, lamb, crab, fried chicken and vegetarian meatballs topped with your choice of sauces: marinara, alfredo, morel mushroom and one that will rotate.

    Michel Richard Stars In Meatballs: The Restaurant was originally published by Washington City Paper on Oct. 17, 2011.