“We are actively looking to change our identity and brand and engage in further dialogue with each of you.”


1939 12th Street, NW

Earlier this week we reported that Barkada, a New Natural Wine Bar, would be opening just off U Street:

“Barkada, a Filipino slang word meaning a group of friends…”

The first comment from Camille was:

“Nothing about this wine bar is Filipino. Absolutely NOTHING.

Interesting that they’d choose to use this word yet they don’t have anything remotely connected (socially, culturally, historically) to the country it originated from.

Wine, cheese, charcuterie, tinned fish?… none of their offerings are Filipino.”

You can read more reactions here.


August 1st, photo by Oswald

Thanks to those who messaged and tagged us on Instagram to Barkada’s reply:

Recent Stories

Thanks to all who messaged us about last night’s shooting in Shaw: “heard about 10-15 quick gunshots near 8th and O NW” “Another shooting, 8th and O st NW. cops…

via google maps From MPD: “At approximately 1:00 AM on July 31, 2021, the Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 600 block of Quebec Place, Northwest, for the report of…

photo by Tim Brown From the Nationals: “The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Keibert Ruiz, right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray, right-handed pitcher Gerardo Carrillo and outfielder Donovan Casey from the Los Angeles…

Developing: Cailin reports: “Reported bomb threat between H Street bridge and G + 2nd St NE. Kaiser Permanente Medical Center is largely evacuated. Heavy police presence. Station House residents have…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list