1843 14th Street, NW
Yesterday the band Guster asked: “Three days in DC. Please to send all weird and wonderful food/coffee/exhibits/record stores/walks/architecture/etc recs this way.
I know there’s layers here, gotta peel the onion…”
I suggested Som Records, obviously, and speaking of onions, the French Onion Soup at Chez Billy Sud is so good. Anyway tons more recs were given. And it’s another reminder of what an amazing place we are lucky to call home. And the people, the people replied to Guster with gusto: Read More
3054 Mount Pleasant Street, NW
The liquor license placard for Bar Del Monte at the former Mount Pleasant Auto says:
“New Class “C” Restaurant with a Seating Capacity of 38 and a Total Occupancy Load of 40. Read More
From an email:
“Ginza Karaoke Spot & BBQ Lounge, the newest project from restaurateur Chris Zhu (Han Palace and China Garden), will debut on Friday, November 18th for dinner service. The restaurant and karaoke lounge is located at 526 8th Street SE, Washington, DC. in the heart of Barracks Row on Capitol Hill. Read More
625 H Street, NW
photos courtesy Hoja Taqueria
From a press release:
“Bar Lab continues their partnership with Generator, the leading lifestyle hybrid accommodation brand, launching the second Hoja Taqueria within Generator Washington D.C. located at 1900 Connecticut Ave, NW. The acclaimed Bar Lab team is consistently recognized for their unique, inspired food and beverage programs with Hoja Taqueria being no exception. Read More
1100 15th Street, NW
Update from Philotimo:
“Unfortunately, our restaurant had a kitchen fire a couple of months ago resulting in a closure for the foreseeable future.
It looks like the restaurant won’t be able to reopen until next spring.”
Thanks to Mike for sending: “The note on the door has been there since the summer, so pretty dated. I walked by yesterday and Philotimo is still closed form the kitchen fire they had in the summer. Do know if they will reopen?” Read More
2471 18th Street, NW
3411 Connecticut Ave, NW
Have you heard anything about Captain Cookie? Did that just fall apart?”
Lots of folks have been inquiring after seeing a vacant sticker on the door – that’s usually just a bureaucratic payment and easily resolved. Happy to report that a building permit just went up in October which bodes very well: Read More
Thanks to Dean for sharing: “Pow Pow at 13th and I NW looks like it’s ready to open but stuck waiting for the city right now. I know they originally wanted to open at the start of November.”
Been Coming Soon since December 2020!! Hopefully not too much longer.
Pow Pow’s first location opened on H Street, NE back in 2016.
Check out their menu here and stay tuned.
2412 18th Street, NW
Back in October 2021 Coming Soon signs went up for Bubbie’s:
“Plant-based & Kosher Certified Americana Burgers, Fries & Soda Pop Shop from the creators of Pow Pow”
Happy to see construction has finally started in earnest: Read More