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Georgetown’s Little Italy Finally Blooms?

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With the opening of a new pizza shop called Fratelli Bufala last year, GM started to notice that Georgetown had its own Little Italy forming on 31st south of M St. Along with Fratelli La Bufala there was Paper Moon and the once and future Ristorante Piccolo all on the same block.

Well if you blinked you probably missed Fratelli La Bufala. It was open for only a couple months (if that.) With Ristorante Piccolo still closed and Fratelli La Bufala out, Georgetown’s Little Italy was threatening to come to an end before it even started.

However, soon after Fratelli La Bufala closed, GM heard rumors that the building’s owner wanted to simply open up his own Italian restaurant.

Those rumors appear to have come at least partially true. GM was walking by the store yesterday and saw some activity in the kitchen. Peering in he saw that the hostess stand had the name Il Canale written on it (which is Italian for the canal channel and/or an aphrodisiacal olive oil.) Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Good morning Georgetown. Here’s the latest:

  • Carol Joynt reports the rumor that the owners of Fratelli┬áLa┬áBufala skipped town and the building owner is going to open up his own “high end” Italian restaurant in its place.
  • Vox Populi scopes out some good candidates for the upcoming Restaurant Week.
  • NBC previews the upcoming sample sale on M St.
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