Washington, DC

9th and N Street, NW

Last week I shared some scuttlebutt at that a mezcal bar was coming to The Colonel in Shaw. I still hear it’s coming and will have a strong Mexican restaurant menu as well. But nevermind that – because what was confirmed yesterday is epic. Washington City Paper reported:

“The Red Hen owners Michael Friedman, Michael O’Malley, and Sebastian Zutant are teaming up with Boundary Stone owners Gareth Croke and Colin McDonough to open an Italian-American restaurant focused around pizza. The place will be called All Purpose and open at 1250 9th St. NW late this year.”

Also reported yesterday by the Washington Post:

“Tiffany MacIsaac is settling down in Shaw. The former executive pastry chef at Neighborhood Restaurant Group has signed a lease to open a storefront for her Buttercream Bakeshop at 1250 Ninth St. NW.”

All I can say is – epic. Updates as both (and I haven’t given up on the Mexican/mezcal spot either) get closer to opening. Freaking epic!


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