950 F Street, NW
Thanks to Elizabeth for sending the update:
“The new yoga studio taking over the old Sculpt location, Illumin8, is opening March 21st.
There will be a grand opening special of 30 days of unlimited classes for $39.”
Their website says:
“We are a yoga studio for fitness lovers and a fitness studio for yoga lovers. Our mission is to revolutionize the way people experience yoga by providing challenging and empowering classes that will leave you feeling strong inside and out. Our environment of candlelight, heat, and music – combined with our top-notch customer service – will provide you with a consistently uplifting and positive experience. (more…)
9th and H Street, NW
Thanks to Peter for sending:
“The Tesla dealership in City Center looks to be closed. DC also is gone from their list of U.S. “galleries” on the Tesla website.” (more…)
777 9th Street, NW
From a press release:
“Restaurateur Yann de Rochefort and Executive Chef Marc Vidal are thrilled to announce the opening of their vibrant Spanish tapas bar and restaurant, Boqueria, in Penn Quarter at 777 9th Street NW. This marks the second Boqueria location in the DC area.
The menu, crafted by Chef Marc Vidal with support from Chef de Cuisine George Rodrigues, features the restaurant’s signature shareable Spanish tapas, made from carefully sourced ingredients. (more…)
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“Over the last year, an American restaurant was built in India. Using methods that were passed down over generations, artisans hand carved a 40-foot, 12,000-pound swath of pink sandstone to adorn one wall. (more…)
750 9th Street, NW at H Street
Color me curious. The liquor license placard for the to be named restaurant says:
“A restaurant that will serve Spanish food with an East Asian influence. Interior seating for 200, with a Total Occupancy Load of 230.”
641 Indiana Avenue, NW
Earlier in the week we wondered if the, once super hot, Grand Trunk had closed. We need wonder no more – the windows have been papered and the front papered over. Updates when we learn what becomes of the space.
641 Indiana Avenue, NW
Looks like it.
“Grand Trunk is a premier South Asian – Modern American restaurant located in the heart of Washington D.C. We serve gourmet food fast in a luxury setting.”
All their social media stops in November and a call to the restaurant just rings and rings. Thanks to Andrew for reporting: “Grand Trunk (RIP) I think it took longer to get open than it stayed open. Looked like some construction/work was going on inside. Signage is down too.”
Inside SPIN DC at 1332 F Street, NW. Photo by Rey Lopez
From an email:
“SPIN DC now has happy hour available available Monday through Friday from 4pm-7pm, with specials like $6 Vietnamese lettuce wraps, $7 hop pop (hoppy beer brined) crispy chicken, and $8 grass fed beef sliders. Drink specials include $2 off all draft beers, $4 Dos Equis drafts, $7 red or white wine, select $8 cocktails, and $6 winter sangria.”
Full menu after the jump. (more…)