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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 06/12/2012

All We Can Eat: Wagshal’s set to fill Balducci’s vacancy in Northwest

Bill Fuchs, right, and son, Aaron, are taking their dry-aged meats to Wesley Heights, where the family plans to open a Wagshal's next year. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

The Post’s Tim Carman reports the owners of Spring Valley’s beloved Wagshal’s Delicatessen plan to open a second location about a mile from their original shop, in a space formerly occupied by fellow fancy food retailer Balducci’s.

The new space will occupy 4,000 square feet along New Mexico Ave. NW and have a look and feel that evokes the meandering markets of Spain, says owner Bill Fuchs. The store will sell many of Wagshal’s signature items — prepared foods, sandwiches, house-made breads and pastries and dry-aged beef — but one thing you won’t find is beer and wine: The store doesn’t want to compete with neighbor Ace Beverage, one of the top beer, wine and spirits stores in the city.

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