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WETA TV 26 Serves “Breakfast in Washington”

New Local Documentary Premieres October 4 at 9 p.m. on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

 

Washington, D.C. Breakfast in Washington, a new local documentary from WETA TV 26, offers a scrumptious look at nearly two dozen favorite area restaurants and eateries that embrace the morning meal. Discover where to dine, meet the special people who prepare and serve the tasty foods, enjoy unique tales about local establishments, and vicariously eat your way through Greater Washington. This new one-hour WETA production premieres October 4 at 9 p.m. on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.

Breakfast in Washington provides viewers with an opportunity to find a new favorite place to enjoy the most important meal of the day,” commented Kevin Harris, vice president and television station manager of WETA. “We are proud to once again spotlight our vibrant community, providing this look into the wide range of breakfast choices throughout the Washington area and sharing the stories behind them.”

The latest documentary from WETA scours the region’s restaurants for traditional breakfast favorites as well as the newest offerings that represent the current renaissance in local dining. The program reveals great morning spots throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. from local coffee shops, diners, and food on the go, to brunches, elaborate buffets, and a particularly Washingtonian breakfast tradition, power breakfasts. Audiences will hear from restaurant managers whose mission is to provide top-notch service to local patrons, chefs that prepare bacon and eggs with a passion, and customers who savor meals that remind them of grandma’s cooking.

Following the tradition of two previous WETA production Neighborhood Eats and WETA Guide to Fine Dining (available for streaming at weta.org), Breakfast in Washington features a geographically, ethnically and economically diverse selection of restaurants throughout Greater Washington. The program features the following notable area eateries:

  • Art and Soul
  • Bistro Bis
  • Café Atlántico
  • Café Aurora
  • Choupi Crepe Cart
  • Chutzpah
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • The Diner
  • District Taco
  • Florida Avenue Grill
  • The Grille at Morrison House
  • Kafe Leopold + Konditorei
  • Kellari Taverna
  • Lafayette Room
  • The Mansion on O Street
  • MGM Roast Beef
  • Mosaic Cuisine and Café
  • Poste Moderne Brasserie
  • Seasons
  • Tabard Inn
  • Vaso’s Kitchen
  • Virginia Kitchen
  • Volt

The complete WETA television schedule is available at weta.org. Viewers can watch WETA TV 26 over the air on channel 26.4, and on Comcast 26 and 267, Cox 26 and 802, Dish 8076, FiOS 26 and 471, and RCN 164.

WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM are public broadcasting stations serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia with high-quality programming. Classical WETA 90.9 FM brings classical music, concerts and specials to Greater Washington. As the leading PBS station in the nation’s capital, WETA Television broadcasts on four channels: WETA TV 26, WETA HD, WETA Kids and WETA Create. WETA Television celebrates the people and history of this region through programs such as WETA All Access, WETA Around Town and WETA Extras. For national PBS audiences, WETA produces PBS NewsHour; Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal; history films by Ken Burns such as The National Parks: America’s Best Idea and The Tenth Inning; and performance specials from the White House, the U.S. Capitol and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Embracing the educational mission of public broadcasting, WETA creates leading public service websites such as ReadingRockets.org, LDOnline.org and Brainline.org; and develops community outreach programs to engage people of all ages in the joy of lifelong learning. WETA’s headquarters are located in Arlington, Virginia. Sharon Percy Rockefeller is president and CEO. More information on WETA and its programs and services is available at weta.org.

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