An Extraordinary Cleveland Park Time Capsule Video Lamenting the Loss Firehook’s Predecessor: The Fall of the Roma by Jeff Krulik

Earlier this morning when we posted about the coming closure of Firehook in Cleveland Park – a historical video gem emerged of the previous tenant (which is why they had such a great back patio.) Thanks to Justin Rood for passing on this extraordinary video found on Youtube about Roma from 1997:

“The last year in the life of the Roma, a legendary restaurant in Washington, DC that was a Cleveland Park staple from 1932 to its closing auction in 1997, along with adjoining tavern Poor Roberts. Posted in memory of owner Bobby Abbo.

Edited by Mark Ruppert
Produced by Jeff Krulik
at Bedrock Productions”

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