On the East Coast
In Washington, D.C., Equinox vet Tom Wellings has joined Fiola as its pastry chef. Del Frisco’s Grille debuted with Executive Chef Rob Klink in the kitchen. Dangerously Delicious Pies will begin baking at a second location inside Union Station at the end of the month.Tacos El Chilango food truck will open its brick-and-mortar operation this summer. Dumpling Dojo starts steaming around the same time. Zuppa Fresca shuttered.
In Philadelphia, Fountainhead Saloon restaurateur Gordon Dinerman debuted Barra. Pho & Cafe Viet Huong opened andTiffin, Etc. reopened. Toyotomi will start rolling sushi any day now.