Ed. Note: You can check out the menu here.
From a press release:
“From The Fried Rice Collective’s Chef/Owners Scott Drewno and Danny Lee, comes I Egg You, a new full-service breakfast and lunch destination that takes the humble egg from pop-up to official brick-and-mortar. I Egg You will offer a menu of creative stuffed breakfast sandwiches using locally sourced ingredients from trusted local purveyors such as Shilla Bakery, Logan Sausage, Ivy City Smokehouse, and La Colombe Coffee.
I Egg You will offer a larger menu Read More
photos courtesy Omakase @ barracks row
From an email:
“Omakase @ barracks row, a multi course Sushi omakase experience, will open Thursday, November 9th on Barracks Row in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. After a series of pop up dinners, the restaurant will debut in their official location at 522 8th Street SE on the second and third floor, above Han Palace. The 21-course Omakase tasting menu is Read More
713 8th Street, SE formerly home to Finn McCool’s/Molly Malone’s
Thanks to Page for passing on the surprising news:
“Such sad news. Crazy Aunt Helen’s was awesome. Anyone have any idea what happened?!?”
From Crazy Aunt Helen’s: Read More
8th and Pennsylvania Ave, SE
517 8th Street, SE
409 8th Street, SE
Thanks to Edward for sharing: “Umm, Popeyes on Barracks Row is coming back? The infamous rat Popeyes?”
514 8th Street, SE previously home to Tio Javier/Pacifico Cantina/Capitol Video Sales.
I was walking down Barracks Row and noticed the Tortuga restaurant is closed/windows covered. It was a Mexican ish restaurant a few years ago and the turned over to this. Curious if it’s changing form again?”
Tortuga posted on their IG December 6th: “Thank you to everyone who has supported Tortuga over the years. We have closed for remodel, but remain open for holiday parties and private events. We can’t wait for you to see what’s next!”
737 8th Street, SE photos courtesy Little District Books
From a press release:
“Little District Books opened June 17th, 2022. A dream business for owner Patrick Kern, a 10-year resident of the greater Washington D.C. area.
“I wanted to create the bookstore I needed when I was younger,” said Kern, explaining that while many indie bookstores carry titles by queer authors, they might only carry one or two titles from a particular author, and they can be hard to locate among the thousands of other books.” As an example, he pointed out writers like T.J. Klune and V.E. Schwab, both authors with recently famous titles, but who also have large catalogs of great stories most people don’t know about. Read More
415 8th Street, SE
Thanks to Reed for sending. This is the former home of Eatbar. Updates when we get a Ledo Pizza opening date here.
Artists from left to right: Hannah Atallah, Shani Shih, and Daniel Barojas
Thanks to Lindsay for sending: “There are new murals on a wall near Dog Ma in Navy Yard! (Near Virginia Ave and 8th St SE) the last one was just finished yesterday”