A Husband-and-Wife Chef Team With Serious NYC Dining Cred Open Thompson Italian in Falls Church

Aug 14, 2019 74

BY: Daniella Byck

Former RPM Italian chef Gabe Thompson and his wife, pastry chef Katherine Thompson, are no strangers to opening Italian restaurants. The pair debuted popular  Manhattan eatery Dell’Anima and were partners in sister concepts L’Artusi, Anfora, and L’Apicio before they moved to Northern Virginia (Katherine’s home) with their kids in 2015.

Now, the duo is putting down roots with their own restaurant in Falls Church. Thompson Italian—a 125-seat dining room and patio serving seasonal pastas and draft prosecco—opens tomorrow. Both chefs have Michelin three-star restaurants on their resumes from the New York days; Gabe worked at Le Bernadin while Katherine was at Per Se.

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