by Prince Of Petworth March 21, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0


inside 9th and I Street, NW courtesy Conrad Washington, DC

From an email:

“I am thrilled to announce the official opening of Conrad Washington, DC, marking the first property for the Conrad brand to debut in the nation’s capital.

some key facts that are of note:

· The 360-room, 10-floor hotel features 30,000 square feet of luxury retail space on its ground floor and 32,000 square feet of purpose-built meeting space, all above ground level

· The property’s signature restaurant, Estuary, features a menu helmed by James Beard Award recipients and “Top Chef” finalists, Bryan and Michael Voltaggio

· Summit The Rooftop at Conrad and associated event terrace deliver panoramic views of Washington’s most notable landmarks

· A first for the Conrad brand, the exclusive, full-service Sakura Club on the 10th floor is designed for the most-discerning hotel guests with offerings including an exquisite Japanese whisky collection and a traditional afternoon tea”

Press release: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 15, 2019 at 10:45 am 0


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…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 5, 2019 at 10:22 pm 0


777 9th Street, NW

Ed. Note: This is the former OYA (briefly BOE) space.  Boqueria opened their first D.C. location in Dupont Circle back in 2012.

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.


courtesy Boqueria

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…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

 

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Burata – Punjabi style #comingsoon

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The former Elisir Italian Restaurant closed here in January 2014. We learned Punjab Grill was coming here almost exactly a year ago. And now the good word from Food & Wine:

“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…)

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