5014 Connecticut Avenue, NW
From an email:
About: I’m Eddie Cano (say it three times fast, and one will ultimately stumble upon the phonetic pronunciation of “Americano” in Italian) is the first independent venture from industry veterans Massimo Papetti (Assaggi Osteria, Cafe Milano) and former ThinkFoodGroup executive chef James Gee (Jaleo, China Chilcano).
Check out the menu and more:
At the core of I’m Eddie Cano is their mission to deliver genuine hospitality in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere, where made-from-scratch pastas utilizing the finest ingredients and refreshing aperitifs on-tap are merely an afterthought. Their wish is for their restaurant to serve as the locale’s home-away-from-home, a true watering hole for magnificent food, drinks and conversation.
Both literally and figuratively, I’m Eddie Cano is meant to evoke the owners’ heritage; split between American and Italian. The dinner menu is divided into two categories — “Italiano” and “Americano” — and will highlight both Italian-American classics reminiscent of beloved red sauce joints (think: Nonna’s Meatballs, Chicken Parmigiana), in addition to authentic Italian cuisine that one will surely find on menus within local trattorias dotting the side streets of Rome (think: house made Bucatini all ‘Amatriciana and Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe). No matter which genre of Italian food one may crave, at I’m Eddie Cano, guests can go in and get exactly what they want, for both are offered.”
previously Banana Leaf
Eliezer “Chef Ziggy” Albino Segui “Dear PoPville, I believe you posted the original GoFundMe campaign and story on PoPville. All very sad. No cause of death provided.” The sad update:…
photo by Erin “Dear PoPville, It’s going to be in the 90s this weekend! What are some water/nature activities in a couple hours driving distance??” Sadly DC pools don’t open…
On Saturday, June 18, come join your neighbors in for the 14th Annual Columbia Heights Day! After a few years hiatus, District Bridges is bringing back this beloved community festival….
photo by Rey Lopez From an email: “Nestled in a hidden alley between L and M Street (Midtown Center), Little Chicken, the new fried chicken concept from Grazie Grazie owner,…