The Washington Post reports that Virgil's Real Barbecue is looking for space in Penn Quarter.
Virgil's is of the same ownership as Carmine's. I guess they have come to realize the inevitable success of good food in Penn Quarter.
We imagine Virgil and Hill Country BBQ will be competitors - in the same neighborhood here, and they both come from New York.
Odd to see so many New York barbecue places. New York is known for a lot of things, but barbecue isn't one.
After many delays, Hill Country could open as soon as March. That is a big could though, and we have heard these rumors before.