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“Atlanta-Based Gypsy Kitchen Opening New D.C. Location on 14th Street This Spring”


Assorted small plates (photo by Erik Meadows Photography)

Last week we mentioned that a liquor license placard had been posted at the former Masa 14 space on 14th Street. Tons more details now from a press release:


1825 14th Street, NW

Gypsy Kitchen​ (1825 14th Street NW), a new-to-the-area Mediterranean-style restaurant and bar, is slated to open in ​Spring 2020​ in the space formerly occupied by M​ asa 14​. The new D.C. outpost of the Atlanta-based brand will span ​6,400 square feet ​and boasts a 1,100​-square-foot rooftop deck, with a capacity of ​217 guests.​

The upcoming Gypsy Kitchen will highlight pan-Mediterranean cuisine with Greek, Moroccan, Indian, Middle Eastern and other regional influences. With a small plate menu inspired by travel, Gypsy Kitchen will bring the allure of a nomadic lifestyle to D.C in a way that encourages communal dining. Summer Ptitim Stew with ramps, snow peas and green curry sauce, Bissara served with golden beets and Aleppo pepper, Tarama accompanied by purple potatoes and kalamata olives and Spinach and Coconut Raita topped with basil seeds will be among Gypsy Kitchen’s diverse range of menu items.

Alex Curley​, the Chief Operating Officer of ​Southern Proper Hospitality​, the restaurant group behind Gypsy Kitchen, is no stranger to international fare. With the new Gypsy Kitchen, Curley — a D.C. native who helped open​ Barcelona Wine Bar​ — is once again lending his talents to the 14th Street Corridor.

Gypsy Kitchen will launch with dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour offerings.

About Gypsy Kitchen
The second outpost of the Spanish-style, Atlanta-based restaurant franchise, Gypsy Kitchen’s D.C. location will offer pan-Mediterranean cuisine influenced by the cultural stylings of Greece, Morocco, India and the Middle East. With a focus on small plates, the 14th Street location of Gypsy Kitchen features a communal dining experience designed to foster a sense of togetherness among guests. With dishes like Summer Ptitim Stew with ramps, snow peas and green curry sauce and Bissara with golden beets and Aleppo pepper, Gypsy Kitchen brings the allure of a nomadic lifestyle to the heart of Washington, D.C.”

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