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MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE— Here's a tantalizing rumor. UrbanTurf is reporting Eataly has signed a letter of intent for the Capitol Crossing development. The post doesn't name a source, though, and the developers and Eataly aren't talking.
SHACK ATTACK— Crinkle-cut fry fan? Get 'em while they last. Shake Shack will switch its DC locations over to its new fresh-cut fries in about two weeks. The Nationals Ballpark will keep the crinkles for now, though.
EATER MAPS— Cherry blossom season is here, which means it's time to share the best places for dining near the National Mall.
GEORGETOWN— Will it spark a dessert revolution? Sprinkles is saying a cupcake ATM will arrive in DC by fall.
EATER MAPS— Does an $18 soup seem excessive? If so, avoid these places with weirdly expensive menu items.
AIRPORT DINING— Both Dulles and Reagan airports are getting some more interesting restaurant options, including a bar from Cleveland chef Michael Symon, &pizza, Taylor Gourmet, a Chef Geoff's and more.
DOWNTOWN— Richard Sandoval's Pan-Latin steakhouse, Toro Toro, has opened its doors.
NAVY YARD— Stadium dining at Nationals Park keeps getting better and better. New additions this year include sushi, local beers and sandwiches from Mike Isabella.
EXPANSION WIRE— Virginia wine and cheese bar (and retail shop) Cheesetique is on the hunt for new locations.
U STREET— Take a look inside the new Compass Rose.
EATER MAPS— The Eater Heatmap is ready for April.