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Ugly Mug Empire Expands – Jake’s American Grille Coming to 5016 Conn. Ave, NW

The folks behind the Ugly Mug are continuing to expand their empire. Most recently they took over the old Alliance space and opened up District 2 Bar and Grille at 3238 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.

Now they are taking over the old Uptown Cathay space at 5016 Connecticut Ave, NW (across from Politics and Prose). The liquor license application says the new spot will be called Jake’s American Grille and will be a:

“New Restaurant, Serving American Bistro and Cuisine, televisions, music.
Seating Capacity is 50. Total occupancy load 50, including Sidewalk Café seats – 10.”

A little competition for Comet Ping Pong?

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