700 7th Street, NW
From a press release:
“Dos Toros, the renowned San Francisco-inspired taqueria known for its Mission-style burritos, is pleased to announce that its first D.C. taqueria—located in the heart of Chinatown at 700 7th Street NW —will open Tuesday, December 5 at 11 am.
To celebrate opening day, Dos Toros will award a grand prize of a $500 gift card to a lucky winner who correctly guesses the number of burritos the brand rolled in the past year, with any guest who purchases an item on opening day eligible to participate. Additionally, Dos Toros will be offering complimentary burritos to the first 50 customers in line, along with swag, and a spin to win prize wheel awarding free guacamole, salsa, entrées and more. Read More
1335 Wisconsin Ave, NW
I feel like a French restaurant would do well here, kidding, kidding. Crikey! This is the old &Pizza space and before them Five Guys, but really the legendary Au Pied de Cochon space.
5252 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Thanks to Robin for sending the Booeymonger update:
“It definitely looks like it will reopen. Bright paint, new tables/chairs, a big oven and several men talking in there.”
A peek in the window: Read More
50 Massachusetts Ave, NE
Thanks to Brendan for sending the “Fresh update, Raising Cane’s coming along at Union Station.
Looks just about ready to roll: Read More
1000 Connecticut Ave, NW first opened here in 2012
Thanks to Eric for sending word about the PAUL abruptly closing near Farragut Square.
PAUL also also abruptly closed their 13th and F Street, NW location back in 2022.
1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thanks to J. for sending: “But more paper is down off the windows and there’s are people milling around inside. Looks close to opening.” Read More
2016 9th Street, NW photo by Mykl Wu
From an email:
“Pierre Ajaj and Philip Stone, two chefs of the popular Just Jerk in Lanham MD have opened up the new falafel joint at the busy 9th & U area.
Located directly across from Atlantis and 9:30 Club (the old Andy’s Pizza spot), Falafel Brothers features their take on the popular wrap. The menu is simple, with four separate falafel choices plus the “create your own option.”
photo by Mykl Wu
In addition to falafels, the menu features manakishes. The dough for this flatbread is made in house comes in four choices: zaatar spice, toum, sesame seed, and a special one with babaganoush and topped with crispy falafel balls.” Read More
1201 Half Street, SE
Thanks to Chris for sending: “walked by the Hip City Veg in Navy Yard and it was closed with a sign on the door. Read More
1300 4th Street, NE
Thanks to A. for sending: “Sweetgreen is opening in NoMa on 4th St. NE next to Maman.”
Stay tuned for an opening date.
Thanks to David for passing on from the Halal Guys:
“Mark your calendars! On November 3rd at 11AM EST, we will be celebrating our official Grand Opening of The Halal Guys at Union Station with giveaways, prizes, merch, music and more! Read More