Washington, DC

415 7th Street, NW

Thanks to J. for sending:

“They haven’t responded to any outreach yet, but it looks like Merzi in Chinatown/Penn Quarter may be closed for good. Their social media stopped a few months ago. Their Merzi Cares site (which organized a lot of good help for medical professionals in the middle of a pandemic) now 404s. Most tellingly, all their furniture and the usual “fast casual” serving line has all been removed from the floor. Read More


3100 14th Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Any idea what’s going on at the Columbia Heights Chick Fil A? It was closed yesterday and again today, but no indication on why…”

Another reader shares: “All the lights are out and no sign on the door. But if you go in the app it says “unforeseen circumstances” and that’s all.”


485 K Street, NW (formerly a Taylor Gourmet)

Thanks to Joshua for passing on from RASA:

“We’ve got a big weekend ahead for RASA Mount Vernon Triangle & we’re kicking things off with a Community Day in partnership with our friends at DC Central Kitchen this Friday 7/31 from 11am to 2pm. All proceeds will be donated, pay what you can (suggested donation $10) & we’ll see you soon!” Read More


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