Washington, DC

Update: Jessica Sidman tweets:

“FYI it’s not permanently closed. Talked to owner Jamie Leeds who says she’s working with the landlord on a “wait and see situation.” She says it doesn’t make sense to open now given the restaurant’s size and shape.”

I still think it’s odd to remove the whole Capitol Hill presence from their website. I do hope they are able to reopen, of course.

Thanks to Brian (and others) for sending:

“Per Hank’s website all locations have reopened minus Capitol Hill.

Has Hank’s abandoned their Capitol Hill location? There is no mention of this location opening or closing on social media.” Read More


1st and D Street, SE via Tortilla Coast

Oh my goodness. I too tried to call but the phone just rang without being picked up at 7:30pm anyway.

Tortilla Coast is, of course, “A Tex-Mex tradition on Capitol Hill since 1988”

Tortilla Coast closed their Logan Circle location at 15th and P St, NW back in 2017.

Updates when more is known.


660 Pennsylvania Ave, SE

From an email:

“Kirk and I are very excited to share that we’ll be opening a brand new Captain Cookie store at Eastern Market! Our official public opening will be Thursday, July 2 at 11am, and we will be open that day until 10pm. These will be our daily hours (open 7 days a week) until more people return to DC as reopening continues – at that point we anticipate expanding our hours. Read More


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