Finding a recipe for recovery: What the DC region’s chefs can’t wait to eat again

The coronavirus has had a brutal impact on the restaurant industry in the D.C. area. Some restaurants were able to stay open using a carryout model, but others closed for months. Some may not open again.

Several D.C.-area chefs are fighting for survival and cheering on other restaurants along the way. Many of the region’s prominent chefs are supporting other restaurants that are mainstays in the community or are places they like to visit when they aren’t in their own kitchens.

In WTOP’s “finding a recipe for recovery” series, WTOP asked several chefs where they’re looking forward to going to eat when things open up again. This includes Amy Brandwein, chef at Centrolina, who is looking forward to visiting a local sushi restaurant.

You can watch the full video below:

Read other parts of this series:
Part 1: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry
Part 2: What DC area chefs are stress eating right now
Part 3: What the DC region’s chefs can’t wait to eat again
Part 4: Ways you can improve your cooking at home
Part 5: What does the future of dining look like?

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Looking for more information? D.C., Maryland and Virginia are each releasing more data every day. Visit their official sites here: Virginia | Maryland | D.C.

John Domen

John started working at WTOP in 2016 after having grown up in Maryland listening to the station as a child. While he got his on-air start at small stations in Pennsylvania and Delaware, he's spent most of his career in the D.C. area, having been heard on several local stations before coming to WTOP.

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