Rosa Mexicano's guacamole de otoño with pomegranate and toasted pumpkin seeds. (Photo: Rosa Mexicano)

Food Bites

Brandwein to Open Centrolina in CityCenter Chef Amy Brandwein will open Centrolina, a 4,075-square-foot Italian market and restaurant at 974 Palmer Alley in CityCenterDC next spring. Centrolina, Brandwein’s first solo restaurant, will be open daily for lunch and dinner. Brandwein
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Boozy Dumplings

Chaplin Serves Asian-Inspired Dishes Mixologists and brothers Ari and Micah Wilder, along with partners Armin Amin and Adrian Williams, opened Chaplin Restaurant & Bar at 1501 9th St. NW in the Shaw neighborhood last week. Chaplin is a nod to Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie”
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Alba Osteria in Mount Vernon Triangle during last Tuesday's snow storm. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Alba Osteria

New Restaurant Features N. Italian Cuisine Alba Osteria, the new Italian restaurant from owner Hakan Ilhan and executive chef Roberto Donna of Al Dente opened Dec. 30 in the Mount Vernon Triangle area of Northwest D.C. Donna is joined in the kitchen by chef de cuisine Amy
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