“This little one was loose on Columbia and Ontario rd nw around 6pm. Was picked up by humane society at 7pm at Adam’s mill rd nw and Kenyon Only has the green rabies(?) tag and a thick collar. Looks like a chocolate lab maybe part pit bull puppy and was friendly but very scared.”
“Hudson & Crane, a new urban industrial mercantile and home decor/lifestyle showroom, is opening in late November/early December 2014 in the U Street/Adams Morgan (1781 Florida Ave. NW).
Hudson & Crane will offer a variety of furnishings, decor, art (featuring local artists and others), lighting, soft goods and gift items. Curated with an eye for accessible design and style, the store inventory will be constantly updated with new offerings monthly. All of the store inventory will be offered as cash & carry, allowing our customers the instant gratification of being able to purchase a piece of furniture and take it home the same day, and we will of course offer affordable and fast delivery as well.”
“Tryst Coffeehouse, Bar & Lounge, located in the heart of Adams Morgan at 2459 18th Street, NW, is proud to announce a Bullfrog Bagels takeover this Saturday, November 22nd, where they will be offering a limited amount of DC’s much buzzed about Bullfrog Bagels for purchase from 6:30 a.m. until supplies last.
Tryst, a coffeehouse in Adams Morgan, opened its doors in 1998 and immediately became a neighborhood gathering place for the immediate community and city as a whole. It offers delicious specialty coffee, handcrafted cocktails and an extensive café menu of food options. Tryst always sells assorted bagels throughout the day topped with delicious spreads or with the incredibly popular Smoked Salmon Plate that features smoked salmon, red onion, tomato, capers and cream cheese with a bagel of choice. However, this weekend all of their bagels will be replaced by local, hand-rolled, boiled and baked artisan bagels from Bullfrog Bagels in DC’s Atlas District.
Bullfrog Bagels, located at 1341 H Street, NE, opened its doors just two months ago, after a series of successful pop-ups around the city this past summer. Establishing themselves as city favorites from day one, an opinion solidified by the Washington Post Express naming them their favorite DC bagel this September, they’ve been challenged to keep their freshly baked bagels on the shelves. While many fans liken Bullfrog’s bagels to classic NYC-style (of which DC’s infamously had something of a dearth), the man behind the secret signature recipe, Bullfrog Founder and Baker, Jeremiah Cohen, takes tremendous Stars and Bars pride in the fact that like himself, Bullfrog Bagels are born and bred Washingtonians made with DC water and raised with local wild yeast.”
“On November 20th, 2013, Donburi opened on 18th Street in Adams Morgan. As of this Thursday we will have been open for one year, and we’re incredibly happy to say that things have only gotten better with each passing week. To celebrate our 1-year anniversary, we’ll be premiering a revamped menu which will include both tried-and-true favorites as well as brand new menu items. This is also an opportunity for us to thank all of our customers, who have supported us loyally over the past year. As a sign of our deep appreciation, everything on our menu will be 50% off for the entire day, including our new menu items.
Please join us on Thursday, 11/20, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM as we celebrate this tremendous milestone. Without you we wouldn’t be here!”
Word on the street is that these guys are close to signing a lease on 18th Street in Adams Morgan – updates on the location when confirmed.
From a press release:
“Its not just celebrity chefs looking to contribute to the growth of the DC food scene; Chef Adam McFarland has returned to Washington to helm the kitchen of the upcoming Sussex Drive. Departing nearly five years ago, McFarland has been busy in New York City where he was mentored by Chef Michael Anthony and held coveted positions at Gramercy Tavern and Maysville. As the opening chef de cuisine of Maysville, his leadership helped garner critical praise including a glowing two stars in The New York Times.
McFarland is joined by industry-veteran Amy Troutmiller (Urbana, WestEnd Bistro) to bring Sussex Drive to life. Troutmiller will oversee the restaurants operation. Well known for her prowess in wine and bar programs, she also brings exceptional leadership, financial acumen and a passion for personalized service. The restaurants namesake is the street on which her mother was raised and where her first and fondest food experiences began. Troutmiller and McFarland are a dynamic team that should quickly impact the dining landscape of the city.
An upscale-casual, full-service concept, Sussex Drive will share with its guests an authentic story about the ingredients that surround us, presenting rustic fare with finesse. Seasonally-inspired cuisine, prepared with the freshest ingredients from farms, creameries, orchards and the Chesapeake Bay will be complemented by a unique approach to hospitality. With gracious service and a welcoming atmosphere, Sussex Drive will be Washington’s next quintessential neighborhood-gathering place. (more…)