Hungry for Linkage: Chef Geoff Tracy Is On the Move and On the Side of a Bus; Bastille Offers Discounted Bar Dining; Tickets Still Available for Mount Vernon Farm Dinner

Posted by / Monday, September 24th, 2012

Owner of Chef Geoff’s, Chef Geoff’s Downtown, Chef Geoff’s Tysons, Lia’s and, this fall, Chef Geoff’s Rockville

Nando’s Peri-Peri will open in Old Town on October 24th. Same menu, different design firm, 140 seats, two floors. [NVMwire]  

17 Hours With a Restaurateur: This is what Chef Geoff Tracy’s life was like before he decided to move to New York to support his wife Norah O’Donnell in her new position as cohost of CBS This Morning. He’s also now on the side of a bus. [NVM, Eater, WCP]

Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye and Copper Fox Distillery‘s Copper Fox Rye were awarded gold medals from the TheFiftyBest.com‘s  “Best Rye” awards. [NVMwire]

All bar dining is 20-percent off at Bastille in Alexandria: “Every day. No reservations required. No need for Happy Hour.” [NVMwire] 

 Chick-Fil-A will no longer donate money to anti-gay causes. [Atlantic]

Happy hour, now at Whole Foods in Clarendon. [WaPo]

Saturday’s Mount Vernon Farm to Table four-course dinner (hoecakes, beet salad, filet mignon, figs and cheese) with wine pairing still has seating available ($175). [NVMwire]

Sante Fe Cafe in Rosslyn closes. [WBJ]

Confirmed: a $17 cocktail exists at TNT. [WaPo]

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