by Prince Of Petworth June 24, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

3115 14th Street, NW

Been getting a few messages about this over the last couple weeks. Most recently TJ reports:

“looks like they took down all the Choong Man branding from the windows. Dont know whats going on with the menu, if they still have chicken. I am fascinated by the constant concept overhauls over the last few years…”

Anyone know if they still have chicken? sushi?


by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2019 at 1:55 pm 0

From Dacha:

“To All DMV Residents, Dacha Customers and Fans,

An article was published yesterday regarding our business, and we wish to set the record straight.

Most importantly, there is an automatic service charge on all bills at Dacha, but every single dollar brought in through this method is returned to Dacha’s employees. Because this “automatic gratuity” or “service charge” is imposed on all guest checks, we have the flexibility of using this money to benefit all employees, including back of the house and support staff, who typically do not share in traditional tips. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2019 at 10:15 am 0

1 Dupont Circle, NW. via James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar

From a press release:

“Mission Group owners Fritz Brogan and Reed Landry have announced the acquisition of James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar located at 1 Dupont Circle buying the business from veteran restaurateur Patrick Whelan, who is retiring, and who will close the restaurant in mid-July. Over the next five months, the Mission Group will perform a multi-million dollar renovation and re-open in late 2019 as The Admiral paying tribute to Admiral Samuel Francis DuPont for whom the circle is named.

The 8,500 square-foot space will feature three bars, 14 draft lines and 15 big screen televisions. The 3,000 square-foot outdoor patio, one of the largest in Washington DC, will provide separate dining, lounge and event spaces. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

UPDATE: See Dacha’s response here.

Uh oh, thanks to all who sent us the Washingtonian scoop about Dacha:

“In the complaint, filed in early June, TriMark Adams-Burch alleges the business owes over $277,453 in outstanding bills and accuses the restaurateurs of “fraud, ill-will, recklessness, wantonness, oppressiveness, and willful disregard of Adams-Burch’s rights with evil motive or actual malice.”

But that’s not all: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 7, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0

3615 14th Street, NW

From a press release:

“Located in the middle of DC’s expanding Columbia Heights and Petworth neighborhoods, soccer themed, gastropub The Airedale is hosting a lineup of incredible specials. Watch every WWC 2019 soccer game and enjoy game day lunch combos, daily food and drink specials and nightly happy hour specials.

Patio Party

To celebrate the US Women’s National Soccer Team, the father and son owners Harold and Ben Jordan are kicking it all off with a Team USA patio party starting at 2:30PM Friday, June 7 featuring signature Copa 19 Punch $7 and half- off Aperol Spritz, Kronenbourg beer, all wings and hand cut frites (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 7, 2019 at 10:10 am 0

2348 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Well this sounds interesting, I keep forgetting to post this liquor license placard at the old Bourbon space:


Applicant requests an Expansion of the premises from a Total Occupancy Load of 74 to 307 (seating will not exceed 184). Applicant also requests a Change of Hours, to add an Entertainment Endorsement with Dancing and Cover Charge, and to add a Distillery Pub Endorsement. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 6, 2019 at 10:22 pm 0

2411 18th Street, NW

Here are the previous best/let’s do this lists for – Carryouts, best Thai, best liquor stores, best Ramen, best Bars, best Indian and Pakistani, best Italian/Pizza/Deli, best Mexican/Salvadoran/Central/Cuban/Latin, best burgers/fries, best bakery/bagels, best Gyms, best Ethiopian , best Sushi, best bookstores, and best movie theaters.

Here’s another area that has changed pretty drastically over the years. What are your favorite sports these days? Anyone hit the new(ish) Game (above) in Adams Morgan? The new Walters down in Navy Yard? Or does it depend on the sport? Anyway, share some of your favorite spots – I’ll be following this one closely. Thanks!


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