Vieux Carre, “Southern-style BBQ”, coming to K Street

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1413 K Street, NW

Caviar fusion lounge out, “Southern-style BBQ” in at 1413 K Street, NW formerly home to the Tattoo Bar. The new liquor license placard posted out front says:

“Restaurant serving Southern-style BBQ. Requesting Entertainment Endorsement for Live Entertainment and Cover Charge. Total Occupancy Load is 350 with seating for 55.”

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  • WTH is “southern style bbq”?

  • That space and menu doesn’t evoke the image I’d expect from someplace naming itself “Vieux Carré”.

    • And someone is naming a restaurant after a place in New Orleans and using the French spelling at that, to sell BBQ? I have no confidence in the food.

      • justinbc

        Yeah, this sounds less appealing than the Chinese Sushi Wine Bar. They’ve managed to likely offend both New Orleans residents and BBQ aficionados. The owners are probably neither.

  • The Vieux Carre Commission would not be pleased.

  • saf

    “Total Occupancy Load is 350 with seating for 55.”

    Doesn’t sound like they are terribly interested in serving food.

  • This hurts my soul. “southern style” BBQ (makes no sense, there are several varieties in the South) stuck on a name that envokes New Orleans is tragic to me. No one has been able to do New Orleans correctly here. I don’t mind, as it just forces me to go back to NOLA to get my family fix. All the places that claim New Orleans fare have been EXTREMELY disappointing, not sure I have too much confidence in this one.

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