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Locanda on Capitol Hill

Bill on Capitol Hill Jun 27, 2007 01:42 PM

I swear there was a stop-work order and no sign of activity when I walked past last week, but Zagat just sent out this:

Locanda to Open Next Week

Murano glass fixtures cast a flattering glow over Locanda, a remodeled Capitol Hill storefront Italian where patrons can sample over 30 wines by the glass while nibbling on piattini at its granite-topped bar or in its intimate dining room, where housemade pastas and grilled fin-fare are also served; its frequently changing menus are based on products sourced from nearby Eastern Market, sustainable fisheries and local growers (633 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-547-0002).

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    Elyssa Jun 28, 2007 10:27 AM

    Sounds promising. Hadn't heard a thing about this place prior to your posting.

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      NK623 Jul 6, 2007 07:43 AM

      apparently it opened last night...a friend of mine went and said it was pretty good

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        ktmoomau Jul 6, 2007 08:57 AM

        Yeah must be open because Daily Candy sent out a thing about it.

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      dcfb Jul 8, 2007 01:31 PM

      My co-worker went as well and enjoyed the food and service Fresh, tasty.

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        fencer Jul 12, 2007 01:07 PM

        I have been there twice already! Such delicious and fresh food.

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          Elyssa Jul 12, 2007 01:19 PM

          Can we get some more details? Price range? Best menu items? Atmosphere? Etc.

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