inside 3131 M Street, NW. Photo by Briah Oh
From a press release:
“Levain Bakery has made its name for 25 years as the purveyor of the crispy-outside, ooey-gooey middle, giant cookies that have long been on every NYC must-eat list. The celebrated bakery will officially open its doors in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. this Wednesday, September 16 at 8:00am. Read More
These giant teddy bears are apparently wasted.
Thanks to Shannon for sending from Flavio (1073 31st Street, NW just off M Street) Friday night.
3123-3125 M Street, NW via Metro Investment Properties
From a Metro Investment Properties listing:
$11,800,000 ;11,069 sq. ft. over 2 restaurants Read More
“Respect: John Thompson” by Billy Colbert (from 2017 in Bladgen Alley, Shaw)
“Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., known simply as “Big John” throughout college basketball, has died at age 78.
Born Sept. 2, 1941, Thompson starred for John Carroll High School in Washington, D.C., Read More
2810 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW courtesy Four Seasons
From an email: “As you may know, we had a fire at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bourbon Steak last Saturday. Our staff courageously packed up the food and ended up moving two weddings to the Watergate. With pretty extensive damage our team was devastated about when they would be able to return to work. We came together as a team and made lemons into lemonade by developing a very casual pop up concept run from Eno and into our garden. Read More
3223 Grace Street, NW via Church Hall
From an email:
“Church Hall DC, the American beer hall and neighborhood destination located at Georgetown Park, is opening a pop-up biergarten along Georgetown’s historic C&O canal this Wednesday, August 19th.
The biergarten will feature a carefully curated menu. New items like natural bratwurst, gourmet hot dogs, watermelon feta salad with a lemon dressing and a watermelon gazpacho will be available for outdoor dining. In addition the new menu will feature local beers from DC, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia as well as a signature cocktail menu featuring DC distilled spirits. Frozen margaritas will also be available at the pop-up. Read More
1529 Wisconsin Ave, NW
1659 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Thanks to Dane for sending:
“I noticed a new ABRA notice on the door of a building at 1659 Wisconsin Ave, NW for a new restaurant that is going to be called the “Fountain Inn” based on Georgetown’s historical Fountain Inn/Suter’s Tavern. Seems there has been some Georgetown lore surrounding the old tavern.”
The placard says: Read More
1073 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Thanks to Rachel for passing on from Georgetown Main Street:
“Over the weekend we welcomed Beautea to the GMS Corridor. Now OPEN from 10:30am-8:00pm at 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW in the Reren Lamen building. Stop by for bubble tea today!”
2920 M Street, NW
For a minute it looked like they’d be called Hatay Turkish Bistro and Cafe: Read More