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Neighborhood Eats

From cherished mainstays to a new generation of up-and-coming spots, Neighborhood Eats explores a distinct, vibrant collection of local restaurants, cafes and chefs in neighborhoods throughout the capital region. The 30-minute special, which is a companion piece to TV 26’s WETA Neighborhoods series, visits eateries in Del Ray (Alexandria, VA), Silver Spring (MD), Adams Morgan/Mount Pleasant, and Southwest.

Premieres Monday, November 13 at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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Neighborhood Eats Lena's Pizza
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Watch a preview of the new WETA TV 26 special featuring culinary highlights from Del Ray (Alexandria, VA), Silver Spring (MD), Adams Morgan/Mount Pleasant, and Southwest.

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In Del Ray (Alexandria, VA), visit a café and biscuit house that proudly displays its Southern roots; a community gathering spot boasting a rooftop produce garden; and Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, a family-inspired restaurant featuring a fl oor-to-ceiling wood-burning oven for baking thin-crust pizza.

In Silver Spring, MD, visit an establishment creating tasty pupusas, the national dish of El Salvador; a craft brewery and beer garden; and Urban Butcher, where meats are butchered and aged in-house with the utmost care.

In Adams Morgan/Mount Pleasant, take a look at American barbecue classics and sandwiches with a signature twist; a homemade ice pop business; classic Filipino cuisine and American comfort food; and Sakuramen Ramen Bar, which infuses each dish with fl avors and tastes refl ecting the owners’ Korean upbringing.

In Southwest, stop in at a waterfront spot that feels a world apart from the rest of the city; and at Station 4, a favorite stop for theatergoers attending nearby Arena Stage.

These and other stories go behind the scenes to highlight the people and places that make greater Washington's neighborhoods notable and unique.

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