by Prince Of Petworth September 1, 2017 at 9:55 am 0

Well this is bonkers. The Washington Post reports:

“Red Apron Burger Bar, the fast-casual spot that introduced local sourcing to the traditionally opaque world of hamburger patties, will shut down its storefront off Dupont Circle on Sunday, less than nine months after it debuted to much fanfare. Neighborhood Restaurant Group and Red Apron Butcher, partners in the venture, will relaunch the concept Tuesday at EatBar on Barracks Row for both delivery and dine-in.”

415 8th Street, SE

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 25, 2017 at 12:25 pm 112 Comments

Photo by PoPville flickr user Harry

“Dear PoPville,

Thrillist has a food critic that traveled across the country for the past year in search of the best burger in America.

It turns out, despite his initial pessimism about the DC burger scene, DC has some damn good burger joints! He ranked his top 8 of the city, calling it one of the most underrated cities of his trip. And then at the release of his top 100, 4 of those 8 were selected, with Duke’s Grocery’s Proper Burger coming in at #5 overall! Pretty cool if you ask me.

What does PoPville think of his rankings?”

DC’s top 8 are: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 17, 2017 at 11:30 am 2 Comments

2108 8th Street, NW

From a press release:

“What do you call an all-natural cheeseburger topped with fried pickles, roasted jalapeños, fried onions, and smoky BBQ sauce? The Mama Burger; just one of the delicious new items added to Tasty Burger’s menu today. Several new items announced today join the neighborhood burger joint’s menu full-time at its first D.C. location in Atlantic Plumbing in Shaw.

Known for its use of all-natural beef, eco-friendly packaging, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, and slew of condiments available on Lazy Susans throughout the restaurant, Tasty Burger heads into summer with several new-to-D.C. menu items that have big followings in Boston, where the growing East Coast burger chain was founded in 2010.

New menu items and combos include: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 14, 2017 at 10:22 pm 18 Comments

1005 7th Street, NW

The liquor license applications says:

“New Restaurant specializing in burgers. Entertainment Endorsement with Dancing. Total Occupancy Load is 326. Sidewalk Café with 48 Seats.

Washington Business Journal reported in March:

“Visitors to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will soon have another dining option near the venue: The Capital Burger, a more casual spinoff of the high-end Capital Grille.”


7th and New York Ave, NW


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