courtesy Proper 21
From an email:
“9/10: Proper 21K Grand Opening in DC’s Foggy Bottom Neighborhood
Owners Will Strozier and Rob Zahn, from the NIEUW Group and Proper Social, are excited to expand its footprint, opening a second DC location in Foggy Bottom this September. The new spot, Proper 21K, is named for its central location at the corner of 21st and K Street, NW. Read More
600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Thanks to Dylan for sending: “This appears to be replacing the (back in ~May) shuttered Campono Pizza at 600 New Hampshire Ave NW across from the Kennedy Center.”
Burger Tap & Shake shared on their Facebook Monday:
“We’re saying farewell for awhile and closing up until Fall! We’ll miss all your burger-lovin’ faces! Stay safe & healthy and we hope to see you soon!” Read More
2700 F Street, NW. Photo by Mykl Wu
From an email:
“Victura Park, named after one of President Kennedy’s sailboats, is a family-friendly outdoor café & wine garden located in the River Pavilion at the Reach.
The Steven Holl-inspired space is dotted with picnic & café tables with shade umbrellas. Read More
rendering for 2000 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Westbrook Partners and MRP Realty (MRP), developers and managers of commercial, residential, mixed-use and industrial real estate across the Mid-Atlantic region, along with Baltimore-based Cana Development (CANAdev), food and retail asset management experts, announce more details behind the newest restaurants coming to Western Market. The new food hall, first announced in February, will revive the original historic marketplace at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, D.C.
“We continue to be inspired by the resiliency of restaurant owners, given the current retail environment,” said Tim Hill, Vice President of Investments, MRP Realty. “At Western Market, we welcome our roster of local, small business owners who reflect the kaleidoscope of DC’s culturally-rich food scene.”
The original Western Market was constructed in 1802 as one of three original markets in Architect Pierre L’Enfant’s blueprint for the city. Located in the heart of the Foggy Bottom neighborhood adjacent to George Washington University, Western Market will feature a dynamic line up of vendors, offering both locals and visitors a modern culinary destination that reflects the diverse and resilient community of Washington, D.C.
Western Market welcomes the latest additions to the development: Read More
2121 K Street, NW
Thanks to Ethan for sending Saturday: “Signage from Bobby’s Burger Bar on K street being removed”
Bobby’s Burger Palace opened on K Street in August 2011.
At the moment this location is still listed as temporarily closed on their website. Obviously the sign coming down is never a good sign, updates when/if the closure is announced as permanent.
1810 K Street, NW via Rasoi
Dupont Circle asks: “is Rasoi Indian in Farragut permanently closed? Appears to be.”
Indeed they are. Rasoi writes on February 29th: “Adios, Washington DC ! Thanks to all our patrons who helped us survive more than a decade..
On to the next Venture…
Stay tuned!” Read More
From a press release:
“Westbrook Partners and MRP Realty (MRP), developers and managers of commercial, residential, mixed-use, and industrial real estate across the Mid-Atlantic region, along with Baltimore-based Cana Development (CANAdev), food and retail asset management experts, announce details on Western Market, the new food hall that will transform the location of the original marketplace at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC, a neighborhood steeped in history.
The name “Western Market” can be traced back to 1802, when a vibrant marketplace existed across from the current location of 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, a dynamic and historic site in the District. This marketplace was constructed as one of three original markets in Architect Pierre L’Enfant’s blueprint for Washington, DC. Located in the heart of the Foggy Bottom neighborhood adjacent to George Washington University, the transformed Western Market development will serve as a culinary destination for the DC community.
The following businesses will be added to Western Market’s lineup of innovative dining concepts and restaurants: Read More
Thanks to a reader for sending. Could be cool.
From a press release:
“Bindaas, with two locations at 3309 Connecticut Avenue, NW, and within The Shops at 2000 PENN, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is pleased to announce the introduction of a new collection of Regional Curry Bowls. Created by James Beard award-winning Group Executive Chef Vikram Sunderam, the new menu addition encourages guests to select one featured bowl filled with a tempting Indian feast, for an affordable $14. Each curry bowl showcases a collection of spices, which will raise the diner’s body’s core temperature, aiding in digestion and increasing blood circulation which helps one stay toasty in frigid temperatures. Bindaas’ new Regional Curry Bowls menu will be available at both locations, exclusively Monday through Saturday during the month of February. Read More