Young and Hungry

Drew Trautmann Plans D.C. Version of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Former Mendocino and Sonoma chef Drew Trautmann is opening his own place in Woodley Park called District Kitchen. WaPo's Tom Sietsema has the scoop. Trautmann's planned 75-seat eatery will take over the space currently occupied by the Thai-themed Jandara at 2606 Connecticut Ave. NW. Trautmann's rustic and "real simple" concept will be modeled after Baltimore's Woodberry Kitchen with a preliminary menu including "duck cracklings with malt vinegar to snack on, grilled lamb steak, a vegetarian spin of a French dip sandwich using mushrooms and mushroom jus, and a fritto misto celebrating local fish and seafood."

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  • RT

    Think you meant Baltimore's. Check the headline

  • Chris Shott

    I did. Corrected. Thanks.

  • GoonieGooGoo

    Modeling a restaurant after Woodberry Kitchen is far from actually being Woodberry Kitchen....an amazing restaurant I have to say in an unlikely place in Baltimore.

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