1069 Wisconsin Ave, NW Photo: Rey Lopez
From a press release:
“Bandoola Bowl, a Southeast Asian salad shop from 25-year restaurant industry veteran Aung Myint, announces an April 23 opening date at 1069 Wisconsin Avenue NW in Georgetown. The 2000-square-foot, two-story fast-casual concept explores Burmese cuisine, which often carries the scents and flavors of neighboring China, Thailand, and Vietnam, through approachable, ingredient-packed salads. Myint opened family-run Burmese dining staple Mandalay in Silver Spring, Md. in 2004, and worked with his mother, Mandalay’s head chef Hla Hme, to develop the recipes for Bandoola Bowl’s menu. (more…)
Thanks to Chris for sending:
“I’m not affiliated with the DC Preservation league but saw the link to the petition. I added some additional context.
Need your help to save the Foundry Branch Trestle Bridge. It’s a really cool historic trolley bridge near our apartment that will hopefully get re-purposed for a multi-use trail. I already signed it and you should too. At the very least it’s a cool video. (more…)
Thanks to a reader for sending yesterday: “he took selfies with everyone and then left.” (more…)
1027 31st Street, NW
A reader reports:
“Charcoal Town is opening a second location in Georgetown, its gonna be Charcoal Town Hookah and Shawarma.
Ed. Note: This was formerly the Choco Shawarma, Crêperie/Hookah Lounge space. Charcoal Town opened their first location in Shaw in the former Chix space back in 2017. Stay tuned for an opening date in Georgetown.
Thanks to Dave for sending:
“did we know we were getting a Compass in old Georgetown theater on Wisconsin?!”
Stay tuned for an opening date.
1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
30th and M Street, NW
This is the former Latham Hotel space.
Check out some renderings here from Thor Equities though it’s not clear if construction is actually progressing according to this Washington Business Journal story from August: “Construction at the site of the former Latham Hotel in Georgetown has stalled. The developer is holding off until it sells part or all of the property, or lands retail tenants and a hotel operator.”
Thor’s website says: (more…)