by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2019 at 10:15 am 0

Courtesy Bombay Street Food 2

From a press release:

“Following the success of the flagship Bombay Street Food in Columbia Heights, restaurateur Asad Sheikh will bring India’s bright and vibrant flavors to his next location, opening its doors on June 21st.

After opening award winning restaurants in Northern Virginia (Curry Mantra, London Curry House and 1947), owner Asad Sheikh continues to focus all of his attention on bringing his long time dream of the Bombay-based street food concept to reality with the new location. The new outpost of Bombay Street Food 2 will be located at 524 8th St SE, in the former Garrison space on Capitol Hill. The decor reflects the city of Bombay and its culture, with 75 seats, including an extensive patio. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 14, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0

From a press release:

Valor Brewpub, Capitol Hill’s veteran-inspired restaurant and brewery, is hosting a two-month pop-up starring Qui Qui, a cult favorite food truck and catering company specializing in Caribbean cuisine. The pop-up begins Sunday, June 16 and occurs every Sunday and Monday until the end of August.

Check out the menu here: Qui Qui Valor menu (pdf)

Qui Qui, derived from a childhood nickname for co-owner, Ismael Mendez, is Caribbean-fusion with a focus on Mexican and Puerto Rican cuisines. The pop-up will feature their most popular dishes like Mofongo (smashed plantain), Kan Kan (Tomahawk Porkchop), and Churrasco (seared skirt steak), as well as some collaborative dishes with Valor Brewpub Executive Chef, Ryan Hackney. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 7, 2019 at 4:05 pm 0

600 Pennsylvania Ave, SE via Sizzling Express

End of an era thanks to a reader for sending the auction info:

“M30071 DC Sushi Bar Cafe & Restaurant is Closing And Will Sell Late Model Kitchen Bar Cafe Carryout Equipment & Decor. ONLINE NOW”

Previous Sizzling Expresses have closed Downtown and in Navy Yard. Updates when we learn what becomes of the Pennsylvania Ave space.

by Prince Of Petworth June 5, 2019 at 11:15 am 0

From DDOT:

“The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is issuing a Notice to Proceed (NTP) to Fort Myer Construction Corporation (FMCC) for construction of Maryland Avenue, NE on June 10, 2019. The project is expected to be complete by Summer of 2021.

Work will begin on the inbound lanes of Maryland Avenue from 14th Street toward 3rd Street, NE. The permitted construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Over the next two years, Maryland Avenue, NE will be subject to alternative traffic patterns, temporary lane closures, and parking restrictions. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 4, 2019 at 10:22 pm 0

7th Street and C Street, SE

From a press release:

“EastBanc, Inc., developer of the vibrant mixed-use community 700 Penn, along with partners Stanton Development and Jamestown, today announced that customizable burger concept Eat Brgz will launch its first-to-market, fast-casual restaurant space in 700 Penn. The eatery will occupy approximately 1,600 square feet on the C Street SE Plaza and is slated to open this July.

The new concept – the first of its kind – reimagines the classic American hamburger. Eat Brgz combines thoughtfully-sourced ingredients, widespread flavors and unlimited creativity to introduce a burger experience where ingredients are mixed into the patty and cooked together; creating a carefully crafted culinary experience that is both entirely new and familiar. Featured items include a Greek style burger which is filled with feta cheese, kalamata olives, cucumber, sundried tomatoes, and a housemade Greek seasoning blend. (more…)


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