5830 Georgia Ave, NW
From the BBQ Bus Smokehouse:
“Please join us for a special neighborhood preview of the BBQ Bus Smokehouse on Saturday after the Kennedy Street Festival.
On the menu: BBQ Sundaes. One of our special occasion favorites, we’re serving it for just one day and for the special price of $2.11 to commemorate the year we opened the BBQ Bus food truck.
We look forward to being part of the neighborhood! Hope to see you soon.
DATE: Saturday, June 24
TIME: 3:30 – 5:30 pm (After the Kennedy Street Festival)
WHERE: BBQ Bus Smokehouse, 5830 Georgia Avenue NW
2301 Bladensburg Road, NE Photo by PoPville flickr user kellybdc
From an email:
“Starting this Saturday, Mason Dixie will officially be available for delivery on Caviar. To celebrate the launch, Mason Dixie will offer free delivery and the first 40 customers who order a chicken box or bucket will receive a complimentary freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie (Saturday and Sunday only).
Additionally, the team will launch a new and improved menu this weekend, featuring their signature fried chicken available all day, every day and breakfast available all day on Saturdays and Sundays. New seasonal salads and sides will be offered, like creamy Chicken Salad, on a bed of fresh greens, carrots, cucumber and tomato served with a mini biscuit.
Check out the new menu: MasonDixie-2017-June-Menu (PDF)
If all of this excitement wasn’t enough, Mason Dixie is proud to announce that the installation of a new set of flash fryers means less wait time, and more product availability throughout the day.”
1251 First Street, SE
From an email:
“Rōti Modern Mediterranean is excited to open two new locations in the DC area. The first will open on Thursday, June 22nd across from Nationals Stadium (1251 First Street SE). The Pentagon City location will follow in July. This past January, Roti updated their menu to include a “try a little of everything” approach to entrees, giving customers the option to add as many sides and toppings as they’d like. (more…)
via google maps
Last week a liquor license placard was posted at 1250 – 1274 5th Street, N.E. for a restaurant who’s name was TBD:
“New Restaurant offering steakhouse cuisine from the grill with 150 seats, a Summer Garden with 20 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 199.”
Washingtonian now reports:
“Le Diplomate owner Stephen Starr is partnering with New York
chef restaurateur Joe Carroll to bring Brooklyn steakhouse St. Anselm to Union Market early next year.”
Check out St. Anselm’s menu here and STAY TUNED.
via google streetview
1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW at N Street
“New Restaurant serving contemporary food. Total Occupancy Load of 315. Sidewalk Café with 30 seats.”
23rd and M St, NW
From an email:
“Squash On Fire‘s café, the Upper West Side Café has officially launched. The menu features fresh and healthy small plates, juices, coffees and handcrafted cocktails as well as grab and go items, ideal for a bite after your lesson or a post-work(out) happy hour!
If you’re not familiar with Squash On Fire, it is the first ever pay-as-you-go squash facility, which opened its doors in the West End neighborhood in May. The design driven facility boasts eight state-of-the-art courts, including two all glass showcase courts, a full service restaurant and bar, and some of the best coaching in the sport, with head coach Amir Wagih, the winner of 23 world championship titles as coach, at the helm.
courtesy Squash On Fire
Check out the menu after the jump. (more…)
Congrats to Homestead!! My kinda party (3911 Georgia Ave, NW):
“We are roasting a pig and smoking some brisket, lots of booze and a DJ at 9pm.”
Buy your tickets here.
“Join us for some pig picking…and Pinot picking! Help us break in our new Caja China, a traditional Cuban-style pig roasting box, and enjoy mojo-rubbed heirloom pork, sides, and several different Pinot Noirs. With your input, we’ll be selecting a new Pinot to add to our list!
We’ll start at 6:00 and eat and drink until it’s gone on our outdoor patio.
$49 for unlimited pig, Pinot, and sides.
$16 per plate and $10 per glass a la carte.”
200 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
From a press release:
“Property Group Partners (PGP) today officially announced a new partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) to establish a leading presence in Capitol Crossing–one of the region’s most ambitious neighborhood revitalization projects.
“This is the first step in an exciting and innovative relationship between Capitol Crossing and Union Square Hospitality Group,” said Jeffrey Sussman, President of Property Group Partners (PGP). “Capitol Crossing is one of the most forward-thinking and eco-friendly mixed-use development projects underway in the DC metro area and this announcement demonstrates our commitment to delivering a one-of-a-kind destination for residents.”
USHG is the proprietor of the recently reopened Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke, Jazz Standard, The Modern, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 (located at the Museum of Modern Art), Maialino, Untitled and Studio Cafe at the Whitney Museum of American Art, North End Grill, Marta, Porchlight, and Daily Provisions. USHG also includes Union Square Events, a catering and venue hospitality business, and Hospitality Quotient, an organizational consulting business. Shake Shack, a separate public company founded by Danny Meyer, now has nine locations in the Washington metro area. (more…)
1738 14th Street, NW at S Street
Last week I shared some scuttlebutt that Chicken + Whiskey would be opening today. ‘Tis true! From a press release:
Pollo A La Brasa
“CHICKEN + WHISKEY will open in the heart of 14th Street at 1738 14th Street NW,
Washington D.C 20009 on June 20th. In a converted 127-year old row house, Star
Restaurant Group (SRG) will launch an authentic South American rotisserie chicken
restaurant. Flavorful birds will be the focus in the front of the restaurant with casual
counter service while a whiskey bar will be outPitted in the back of the space.
Whole Chicken Platter (with Yuca, Plantains, Guasacaca, Arepitas)
Heading up the food program will be rising culinary star, Enrique Limardo, best
known for his Venezuelan cuisine at critically acclaimed Alma Cocina Latina in
Baltimore. At Chicken + Whiskey, Limardo will offer a limited and affordable menu
($12-$14) with a focus on Plavor and authenticity. The feature menu item will be the
Pollo A La Brassa, naturally Plavored with a proprietary 12-hour brine, and slow
roasted over a bed of oak wood charcoal in Peruvian ovens. Other menu items
include sandwiches, salads and signature arepa.
+ WHISKEY (and Whiskey menu after the jump.) (more…)