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by Prince Of Petworth December 6, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0

It feels like we’ve been posting so many closures lately. I can’t tell if it’s more than usual since at blog school I was told there would be no math. So math I will not do. However, here’s a few that have closed, or will be closing soon, this year:

Taylor Gourmet, Yang’s Market, Beef n Bread, Ruta del Vino, Hank’s Cocktail Bar, Good Silver, Justin’s Cafe, CF Folks, Stanton and Greene, Graffiato, Pizza Autentica on L Street, Town Danceboutique, The Rhode Island Ave Popeyes, Tulips, a few Buredos, Toscana Cafe, Scion, Ming’s, Simit + Smith, White Apron, 100 Montaditos, Burger, Tap & Shake, Quarter + Glory, Rosario Italian, Brass Monkey, Spaghetti Garden, Roxanne Restaurant, Peyote Karaoke Cafe, Pasha’s Kitchen, Maxime, Old Glory BBQ, some Five Guys, some Pete’s a Pizza, Lincoln Park Kitchen and Wine Bar, Ping Pong Dim Sum, Loaf Coffee, French Quarter Brasserie, Bold Bite, Stonefish Grill, Tadich Grill, Jenkins BBQ, Capriotti’s, Soapstone Market, Acadiana, J. Paul’s Georgetown, Ventnor Sports Cafe, Honeygrow, (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 5, 2018 at 11:05 am 0


1541 7th Street, NW

Thanks to Dave (and Jason) for sending:

“We’ve seen some construction recently in the space that was supposed to be Yard & Toast. Not sure if that was also the one that had its roof cave in a few months ago. Anyway they put up a decorative door the other day so clearly something is in the works. I didn’t notice any change in the paperwork though.”

STAY TUNED.

by Prince Of Petworth December 3, 2018 at 10:15 am 0

Thanks to all who messaged on Friday. Aisha writes: “First Ruta, now Hanks”.

Hank’s Cocktail Bar writes:

“Hank’s Cocktail Bar is boxing up shop on December 14th & moving to the 2nd floor of our flagship location, Hank’s Oyster Bar in Dupont Circle. Same great cocktails, same Hank’s hospitality, awesome new space. Stay up to date on social media for our January 2019 reopening date. It’s not goodbye… it’s see you soon!”

Ed. Note: Brief but beloved Ruta Del Vino closed last month on Upshur Street after two years in Petworth.

Hank’s first opened on Upshur Street as Twisted Horn back in January 2016. They changed names to Hank’s Cocktail Bar back in November 2016. Updates when we learn what becomes of the property. A look at the property’s transformation after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 28, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0

From Jackie Lee’s:

“Our 1 Year Anniversary Party is just TWO DAYS AWAY and we want to party with YOU to celebrate!! We’ll have the following for all those who come to celebrate with us:

• $1 off all booze all night
• $5 plates of bacon until kitchen closes
• $6 Pork or Veggie Banh Mi sammies from 5-7pm with the purchase of any drink

As well as both our Happy Hours: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 27, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted Eytan

“Dear PoPville,

I’m leaving the area(sadly!) and am trying to think of a bar to have a going away happy hour gathering in Adams Morgan/Dupont /U Street or Shaw. It could be a private room or private area though that’s not a requirement. Mostly, I’m trying to think of a spot with plenty of room that I could invite around 30 people to.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 27, 2018 at 10:15 am 0


2427 18th Street, NW

From a press release:

“It has been three months since The Black Squirrel served its last beers in Adams Morgan. In that time, the space at 2427 18th Street NW transformed into Seasons & Sessions, with a brand-new dining area, reimagined bar/performance space, and a new third floor arcade. As we begin this new era in Adams Morgan, we welcome back some old favorites, familiar faces, as well as some fresh events for our new space.

Our Grand Reopening will be this Thursday, November 29th. We will feature free play in our arcade on the third floor, $1 off all beer and cocktails, $4 wine, and bartender’s choice combo specials. Of course, the kitchen will prepare a special treat, free of charge, for everyone coming out to celebrate the birth of our new restaurant. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 21, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


5014 Connecticut Avenue, NW

From a press release:

Morris American Bar, the whimsical Shaw cocktail haven helmed by master craftsman David Strauss, is popping up for just one night at Chevy Chase newcomer I’m Eddie Cano (located at 5014 Connecticut Avenue NW). The special evening will feature an array of cocktails from Strauss (manning the bar, alongside “shared” employee Doug Fischer), including riffs on classic Italian cocktails and Morris favorites. A selection of highlights include: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


1336 9th Street, NW at O Street

From a press release:

“Three of Washington, DC’s hottest culinary industry personalities are teaming up to create a new restaurant/bar, centering on sustainability and seasonality. Max Kuller, restaurateur, sommelier and owner of Estadio; Rob Rubba, RAMMY Award “Chef of the Year” finalist, formerly of Hazel; and Adam Bernbach, bar director at Estadio, formerly of 2 Birds 1 Stone, are the dream team behind what will be one of the most anticipated dining experiences of 2019. In an effort to experiment with the forthcoming concept’s food and beverage offerings, Rubba, Bernbach and Kuller are taking over the bar and kitchen of their good friends at Maxwell Park on Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25. They will each showcase four dishes, four cocktails and four sustainable, biodynamic wines, respectively. (more…)

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