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


514 8th Street, SE previously home to Tio Javier/Pacifico Cantina/Capitol Video Sales.

“Dear PoPville,

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!”

Their website still says: Read More


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


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”


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