From an email:

“Dearly titled “T1, a transit via food,” our pop-up is inspired by Seoul’s Incheon Airport’s Terminal 1 as a gateway for Asian-Americans like myself, Caleb & Roren (of Magpie) whenever we visit our families in Vietnam and South Korea. As a young international student, Incheon T1 also happened to be my introduction to Korean food and culture after so many 12-hour-long layovers.

Our menu is heavily focused on nostalgic and comfort Korean-ish food and drinks, including: Read More


11th and Pennsylvania SE

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at the intersection of 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 12:24 a.m., a 2005 Ford Focus was traveling northbound on 11th Street, Southeast and entered the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue with a green signal light. At the same time, a 2017 Mercedes C300 was traveling eastbound on Pennsylvania Avenue and entered the intersection of 11th Street, Southeast with a red signal light. The Mercedes struck the driver’s side of the Ford, causing an adult female rear seat passenger on the driver’s side of the Ford to be ejected from the vehicle. Read More

836 F Street, NW photos courtesy Nando’s

From Nando’s:

“On June 12th, 2023, Nando’s Flies the Coop to 836 F Street, NW

New Restaurant, Featuring Contemporary South African Design, Replaces Original Nando’s in Chinatown

Nando’s PERi-PERi, the beloved South African restaurant brand recognized around the world for its spicy flame-grilled chicken, opens its new-and-improved flagship location today on F Street in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington. The new Nando’s is at 836 F Street, NW, just a block from the Capital One Arena, in the space once occupied by the Spy Museum.

Nando’s has closed its nearby restaurant on 7th Street in Chinatown, making way for a handsome new location with bespoke South African design. Read More


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