ICYMI: A laptop-free coffee shop opens in Arlington

Food news, plus Chicago is this year’s best restaurant city.

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Stageplate Bistro, from the team behind Sterling’s shuttered Backstage Bistro, is serving Turkish street food in Ballston. [Eater]

Oprah launches a line of comfort food classics, with added vegetables, like mashed potatoes with mashed-in cauliflower. [Food52]

Sense of Place, a laptop-free coffee shop, opens in Arlington. [ARLnow]

Chicago takes the reins from D.C. as Bon Appetit‘s best restaurant city. [Bon Appetit]

Monday is the start of the region-wide Restaurant Week. Book now for lunch, dinner and brunch. [RAMW]

Kenny Olsen, one of the siblings behind Weird Brothers Coffee, died unexpectedly last weekend. [RestonNow]

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