The Chuck Brown Memorial Park, which opens Friday in Northeast D.C., was originally supposed to have an amphitheater, but the surrounding neighborhood wanted something quieter. So instead, it boasts an interactive sculpture.
Chef Dan O’Brien’s riff on this classic Tennessee sandwich caused a line out the door last week. It’s not regularly available on the menu, but O’Brien has hopes of one day opening a fried chicken-centric restaurant.
Typically, carpaccio is made with thinly pounded raw meat. But chef Orlando Amaro opts for sliced figs instead. He tops them with scallops, grapefruit, daikon sprouts and a passion fruit gastrique with black sesame seeds.