Friday, September 17, 2010
A September 17 preview opening date is set for Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar's new DC location. The opening menu was specifically developed for Washington by chef-partner Guillermo Pernot. Executive chef Jason Kaufman will oversee the day-to-day operations of the kitchen and Washingtonians can look forward to dishes that showcase the flavors of various Latin regions with a menu that features piqueos, or small tasting plates. Cuba Libre's full menu will begin October 1. Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar , 801 A 9th St., Washington, DC 20001, 202-408-1600 .