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by Prince Of Petworth — June 22, 2017 at 10:30 am 0


via google maps

Last week a liquor license placard was posted at 1250 – 1274 5th Street, N.E. for a restaurant who’s name was TBD:

“New Restaurant offering steakhouse cuisine from the grill with 150 seats, a Summer Garden with 20 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 199.”

Washingtonian now reports:

“Le Diplomate owner Stephen Starr is partnering with New York chef restaurateur Joe Carroll to bring Brooklyn steakhouse St. Anselm to Union Market early next year.”

Check out St. Anselm’s menu here and STAY TUNED.


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by Prince Of Petworth — June 19, 2017 at 11:30 am 0


“A Gorsha bowl featuring berbere chicken, kale and spinach, shiro sauce, pickled shallots, fermented cucumber and injera crisps”

From a press release:

“New Ethiopian fast casual eatery, Gorsha, is now open at Union Market (1309 5th Street NE). With his signature taco-inspired injera pockets and customizable bowls, founder and chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes is excited to introduce Washingtonians to his modern spin on traditional Ethiopian cuisine.

Gorsha’s injera pockets and bowls can be topped with traditional Ethiopian ingredients such as red lentils, yellow split peas and shiro sauce, as well as non-traditional add-ons like corn salsa, pickled shallots and fermented cucumbers. Protein options will include berbere chicken, braised lamb and yellowfin tuna, and Ethiopian favorites like Berbere Salt and Awaze will be available for purchase for $5 and $6, respectively.

Gorsha will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 11am to 8pm. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — June 6, 2017 at 2:15 pm 64 Comments

This rental is located at 4th Street NE at Florida Avenue. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1629 / 1br – Brand New 1 Bedroom ADU apartment available August 15th $1629! (NE Washington DC/Red Line/Noma Gallaudet)

One Bedroom Affordable Unit available August 15th for only $1,629

Brand new apartment in the Union Market District.

THESE APARTMENTS WILL NOT LAST LONG!

ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED EXCEPT FOR $10/MONTH TRASH

One bedroom apartment affordable dwelling units – 490-567 square feet

One bedroom minimum qualifications are $51,442

One bedroom maximum qualifications below: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — June 4, 2017 at 10:22 pm 6 Comments


350 Florida Ave, NE

Ed. Note: Also coming to the new Edison building near Union Market are Trader Joe’s and Pluma by Bluebird Bakery.

From a press release:

“Modern eatery and market, Shouk is excited to announce a second location is expected to open in early 2018 in The Edison at Union Market District.

Voted Eater Fast Casual Restaurant of the Year in 2016, Shouk is eager to bring its Israeli market food to a neighborhood known for its markets and dining destinations. Founder Ran Nussbacher and executive chef Dennis Friedman spent countless hours researching and composing dishes made entirely of plants. As the fast casual restaurant that satisfies every diet, Shouk’s new location will continue to offer a menu of airy pitas and earthy bowls for which it has become known. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 31, 2017 at 11:25 am 25 Comments


Photo courtesy CaliBurger by @thisisjamesj

From a press release:

“WHAT: CaliBurger, the California-style burger concept celebrates its Wunder Garten pop-up with FREE burgers and fresh cut fries on Wednesday, May 31. This is open to everyone and limited to one per attendee.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 31

5:00pm – 7:00pm FREE BURGERS & FRIES
7:00pm – 10:00pm OPEN FOR BUSINESS

WHERE: Wunder Garten – 2 blocks from Union Station
1101 First Street NE

About CaliBurger (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 30, 2017 at 11:25 am 11 Comments


1309 5th Street, NE

Thanks to a reader for sending from Publishers Weekly:

“Washington, D.C.-based indie Politics and Prose Bookstore has announced plans to open a second location at Union Market, a food and artisan hub located in the capital’s northeast district. The store is set to open this fall in an area next to the market’s existing indoor hall.”


5015 Connecticut Ave, NW

by Prince Of Petworth — May 25, 2017 at 11:25 am 9 Comments

“D.C-bred culinary force CAVA will begin serving its signature balanced-yet-craveable menu at a new location in Union Station later this year.

CAVA, which recently announced its Series C funding round of $30m, is planning to open more than 20 new restaurants in 2017, taking their footprint to over 40 locations nationwide, with the DMV a major focus for the company. In addition to Union Station in D.C., CAVA will open locations in Navy Yard and H Street NE this year. (more…)

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