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Yard & Toast coming to Shaw

by Prince Of Petworth March 28, 2016 at 10:22 pm 36 Comments

1541-1543 7th Street, NW

The liquor license placard for Yard & Toast says:

“New C Restaurant with a Total Occupancy Load of 246 seats. Applicant requests to have an Entertainment Endorsement and a summer garden with seating for 66 patrons.”

They’ll be located right next to the new Passenger space (they gotta be getting close…) and Ivy & Coney (who practice and predicted this). Updates as they get closer to opening.

Side note: I’m thinking of opening a bar just called ampersand. Who’s with me?


  • Woodridge

    Seriously, who names these things?

    • jim_ed
      • Elephant & Castle was ahead of their time.

        • C.

          nothing new with Elephant & Castle, that’s an area/tube stop in London

      • ***

        Either that or from tasting descriptions from wine/coffee: Has flavors of yard and toast with a smokey afterbirth”

        • Dan

          wow… wonder if that’s a typo.

          • It’s a reference from “The Office”.

    • Prince & Petworth

      Two-words & Ampersand, LLC

      • Genius!!!

      • transplanted

        Put a bird on this comment, it’s perfect.

      • 11th & Kenyon

        And & Ampersand

  • Philippe Lecheval

    So people are actually using the Hipster Business Name Generator to name their businesses in real life now! Awesome!!!

  • Tim

    oh man what a bad name

  • dh

    salt & sundry, ivy & coney, yard & toast, buffalo & bergen, cotton & reed, & pizza.
    stop the madness

    • Mug of Glop

      The implied first list item in &pizza is probably “drunks”, right?

      • The original location is actually called “H&pizza”, after that one all others were just called &pizza.

    • pstreet202

      you forgot Meat and Foods, and Beef and Bread..

  • Mug of Glop

    Amp Per Sand: A crowdsourced, inclusive simulated beach co-space for fun, merriment, and open-mic guitar and bass playing. With craft cocktails, lawn chairs, fair-trade charcuterie, cellar-aged coffee, and generous guitar rental rates. Coming soon to Q and 6th, in the heart of Logan Circle.

    • PopOverWork

      This is amazing.

      • fka Shawess

        +1. But I thought it was called “Logan Circle East.”

        • U neighbor

          East End Logan

    • But is your guacamole made AT THE TABLE?

      • Mug of Glop

        No tables. FIGHT THE POWER!

    • Hang tight I’m setting up the kickstarter!!!

  • Anon

    There’s a place in NYC called Ampersand. http://m.yelp.com/biz/ampersand-new-york-2

  • topscallop

    According to DC Eater, the focus will be charcuterie. I hope they also have toast #vegetarian

    • Truxton Thomas

      If the toast is for the pâté, you might still be out of luck.

  • Tee

    If there isn’t toast, I’m going to be pisssed.

  • Andy
  • BBBB

    “Very frequently found today, and often giving rise to complex explanations (see Puns, Jokes and Corruptions below), the pairing of words in the name of an inn or tavern was rare before the mid-17th century, but by 1708 had become frequent enough for a pamphlet to complain of ‘the variety and contradictory language of the signs’, citing absurdities such as ‘Bull and Mouth’, ‘Whale and Cow’, and ‘Shovel and Boot’. Two years later an essay in the Spectator echoed this complaint, deriding among others such contemporary paired names as ‘Bell and Neat’s Tongue’, though accepting ‘Cat and Fiddle’.”

    • Fox and Hounds, and Hawk and Dove, at least make sense without digging too deep.

    • AnonV2

      Queen’s Head & Artichoke is my personal favorite

      • tonyr

        Slug & Lettuce

  • Leslie

    Yard & Toast….this close to Ivy & Coney….announced right before April fools day?


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