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Join the Georgetown branch of DC Public Library for this platonic spin on speed dating, designed to introduce you to a series of potential pals in a high energy, low pressure way.

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1077 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Yesterday folks were very excited to learn that they’d be able to soon get some Simit (Turkish Bagels) in the District. Turns out soon meant really soon – they’re now open (Monday-Thursday 7-8, Friday-Saturday 7-9, Sunday 8-8) and of course you can get more than just Simit – thanks to the owners for sending us the new menu for DC: (more…)

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1077 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

An update on those Turkish Bagels we heard about in December. They’re very close:

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“Simit is a traditional bread eaten throughout the Balkans and Mediterranean for breakfast and as a snack during the day. Often called a “Turkish Bagel,” Simit are actually softer and lighter on the inside and crunchier on the outside than a bagel.”

Check out their menu here.

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Also a Lilly Pulitzer “Resort Wear & Chic Beach Clothing” is coming next door:

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1529 Wisconsin Ave, NW

Zannchi’s website says:

“Zannchi, a new casual dining concept in Georgetown, is bringing fresh Korean cuisine to Washington, DC. Our flavorful small plates, hot stone rice bowls and rolls are served in a relaxed atmosphere within the restaurant’s modern Korean decor. The simple yet streamlined menu offers vegetarian options as well as heartier dishes like Bulgogi BBQ Bibimbap.”

Check out their menu (and delicious looking photos of the food) here.

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From a press release:

“The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Board) announced this morning that it will eliminate restrictions on certain liquor licenses in Georgetown beginning April 9.

As a result, there will no longer be a limit on the number of liquor licenses that can be issued to restaurants and multipurpose facilities—such as theatres and galleries—in the neighborhood. Businesses can apply for the liquor licenses beginning April 9.

A limit remains in effect on the number of liquor licenses that can be issued to taverns and nightclubs in Georgetown (more…)