“Georgetown Dinette has reopened under new management but Harry still owns the building and pops in and out on a regular basis. I live in the neighborhood and walked by and decided to try the gyro special tonight and it was the absolute best gyro I have ever eaten. The owners, Nasser and Josh, were giving away free sliders tonight (first come first serve, they won’t last long) and they were equally amazing. They mentioned they may be open late a few nights a week, which is a plus. This place is worth a visit, definitely a new gem in Georgetown.”
Currently, The now closed Latham Hotel and its adjoining restaurant, Michel Richard’s Citronelle, are liquidating all of their assets (they will be doing so for the next 3 weeks).
The location is in Georgetown and I think people will find the sale interesting. As they unload a hotel’s worth of items, some curious things are going up for sale. Amongst the silverware, artwork, furniture, and statuary there was this:
A 300 pound bronze-cast plaque.
It is being sold-off…One of the ladies suggested purchasing it for its scrap value…Still no one knows who the image depicts.
Aside from what is seen here, there are no maker’s marks at all on the front or the back. Can anyone identify this person?”
Ed. Note: Obviously, free PoPville t-shirt for the first one to get the identity right.
Back in January we learned that this former Cowboy Western Wear store would become UTB Boutique selling “sexy wear”. Now it’s become Cafe Mayo – which actually could become a “hidden gem” – check out their Five Spice Beef Brisket:
This rental is located at 3139 N Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“Charming FURNISHED English Basement Studio in the Heart of Georgetown available for August 1st move-in. New bed, vintage bookcases, 2 small desks, and 3 lamps provided. Enclosed galley Kitchenette, cozy front porch with chair, bathroom w shower/pedestal sink, and access to washer and dryer. Close to Paolo’s Restaurant, CVS, Shopping, Landmarks and more. Rent includes water/gas/electric utilities.”
“Here at Yummi Crawfish, the traditional Cajun crawfish experience of Louisiana comes to DC. We share with you our passion by providing a dining experience to remember. With our hearts in our hands, our promise is to always provide fresh and high quality seafood that will be pampered with delightful and savoring flavors. Our yummi side orders will help create and accent your ideal meal. We will never sacrifice quality and integrity.
We are a friendly customer focused team that will take care of you. We believe in our customer mission. We understand and we will surpass our customer’s expectations. It is a commitment to achieve the ideal customer experience success. We believe in making a difference, we are the difference. The spirit of our service and excellence characterize who we are today. Come and enjoy the hands-on fun experience.”
This house is located at 3040 Q Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“Georgetown “Grand Dame” circa 1891. secure off site garage.incl sales price but optional. Country kit seats 6 w/wood burn frpl, opens to deck/south 61 ft garden. DR seats 12 easily. 2nd flr has 3BR one used as Library now +2 full BA. Lower level family rm/guest suite w/Kit, full BA, sep entr. Other BR w/BA. Installed audio/TV conveys. Publish Sq.ft. is not correct should be aprx 3600.”
A very good source hears that Chaia (vegetarian tacos) is looking to open up their first brick and mortar location in Georgetown. Their website says:
“We are honored to be nominated DC Tastemakers based on our innovative “plant-based” tacos. We sell them on a weekly basis at various markets and pop-up venues throughout DC. The Washington Post reported: “Trying to find the Chaia taco stand at the farmers market? Just look for the longest line.” We use fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create and inspire our menus each week. As one of the White House Pastry Chef’s tweeted after a meal from Chaia “these tacos are life changing and healthy too”.
All tacos are served with handmade corn tortillas, topped with microgreens and our special chipotle yogurt sauce.
Creamy Braised Chard + Potato with Green Sauce
Market Mushrooms, Feta + Red Sauce
Garlicky Greens, Goat Cheese + Pickled Red Onion
Potato and Spring Asparagus with a Creamy Poblano Sauce
This house is located at 3255 N Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“AIA award winning Hugh Newell Jacobsen masterpiece! Luxury abounds in this landmarked and historic Federal townhouse on famed Smiths Row in the heart of Georgetown. Meticulously renovated and restored; space and light abound throughout all 5 levels. Featuring stunning public space, luxurious full level master suite, elevator, geothermal heating/cooling, pool, & 2+ car detached garage.”
“All We Art, a venue specializing in contemporary Latin American artists working in a range of mediums, is pleased to introduce its public grand opening. Tierra de Gracia / Land of Grace: Venezuelan Contemporary Art will be on view beginning Friday, June 27, 2014, with a free, public reception from 6:00pm-9:00pm. The gallery is located at 1666 33rd Street, NW in Georgetown, Washington, DC.
All We Art’s founders are from Venezuela, so art lovers can expect a strong emphasis on artists and arts from that country. The opening group exhibition showcases artworks, in a variety of media, by artists Vivian Asapche, Alixia Alixia, Maria T. Aristeguieta, Ricardo Benaim, Antonio Briceno, Luis Brito, Reinaldo Certain, Matilde Cánepa González, Jesus Caviglia, Gaudi Esté, Takako Kodani, Pajaro, Marcos Pereira, Anrika Rupp, Lourdes Silva and Miguel VonDangel.
“With our passion for art and our love of Venezuela and its culture, it seems like a natural step to open the space with an exhibition focusing on the art of that country,” says Luisa Elena Vidaurre and Pablo Brito Altamira, co-founders. “We are excited to share with the Washington community the beautiful works we have discovered. It will truly be a worthwhile experience for any lover of art.”
The art space plans to hold future monthly shows featuring an international group of work with established names, as well as emerging artists, from Latin America. For more information about the gallery and the opening, please visit http://www.allweartstudio.com.”