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Bidwell is now open in Washington DC's Union Market

From a press release: Bidwell is now open in Washington DC’s Union Market, the space’s first full-service restaurant now taking its place amongst neighboring artisanal vendors. “Responsibly Sourced” is the motto and mantra of this seasonal, Southern-influenced American restaurant.

Bidwell Lobster Tacos

Bidwell Lobster Tacos

 

Named for 19th century US General and agriculturist John Bidwell, much of the produce for the restaurant, including his namesake melon, will be grown in its Aeroponic garden atop Union Market itself, beginning in March 2014.

Signature dishes incorporating these home-grown ingredients will include:

Crisp Pork Belly & Arugula
Apples, Shaved Fennel, Sweet Onion
Housemade Burrata
Roasted Beets, Hazelnuts
“Gin & Tonic” Wild Salmon
Caramelized Cauliflower, Lime Emulsion
Braised Short Ribs
Mashed Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Pan Jus

Chef Mooney at his Aeroponic garden in NYC

Chef Mooney at his Aeroponic garden in NYC

Bidwell just commenced its weekend Brunch for Saturdays and Sundays, and introduced its Lunch service the week of Wednesday, January 22nd. In Spring 2014 guests will enjoy outdoor seating.

Venison & Black Bean Chili

Venison & Black Bean Chili

Signature Brunch and Lunch dishes will include:
Steak & Eggs Benedict
Grilled Hanger, Poached Eggs, Béarnaise
Raclette Grilled Cheese
Sourdough, Black Truffle, Slow Poached Egg
Bidwell Burger
“Patty Melt”, Grilled Onions, Vintage Cheddar, Pickle
Venison & Black Bean Chili
Topped with Cheddar, Sour Cream, Onion

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Bidwell’s spacious bar will be a gathering place in the Capitol, with local craft beers, an American and International wine selection, and signature cocktails:
Canella Margarita
Cinnamon-infused Tequila, Orange Liqueur, Lime,
Grapefruit, Agave
Phil The Heat
Gin, Aperol, Lemon, Grapefruit, Jalapeñ0,
egg whites, rhubarb
Soup Of The Day
Extra Dirty Tito’s Martini, Blue Cheese Olives

Bidwell
1309 5th Street NE
Washington, DC
202.547.0172

Photo courtesy of Bidwell

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