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“Pappe’s Kathi Rolls”

From an email:

Pappe, the colorful Indian cuisine staple in the heart of DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood, is excited to debut a revamped happy hour menu featuring naan kathi rolls, the popular street-food dish that originated in India. Featuring rich and savory ingredients, the kathi rolls are available with your choice of lamb, chicken, paneer (Indian cheese) or channa pindi (chickpeas). Guests can also enjoy a selection of cocktails, including the ‘Ginger Bliss’, made with rum, elderflower liqueur, ginger, and lime, plus $10 off bottles of wine. Read More


1736 Connecticut Ave, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Any word on Le Mirch in Dupont? It’s been closed the last two weekends when I tried to go. Website doesn’t have any updates….”

I tried calling the number listed at their Facebook and it’s been disconnected. Also there are no hours nor contact info listed on their website.


photo by Jennifer Hughes

From a press release:

“Rania, from the team behind Punjab Grill, will open on Tuesday, May 31 as a daring new iteration from the brand at 427 11th Street NW. Derived from the word “Queen” in Hindi and Sanskrit, Rania will be a lively destination for elevated dining in the Nation’s Capital, with a continued goal of breaking free from stereotypes of what Indian cuisine is and can be. Read More


courtesy London Curry House

UPDATE: Opening Friday January 14th!

From a press release:

“Restaurateur Asad Sheikh, who since 2018 has opened multiple locations of both Bombay Street Food and the fast casual Butter Chicken Company through DC, is opening his next concept today, January 12th Friday, January 14th. London Curry House (1301 U Street NW, Washington, DC) will feature and celebrate the most popular Indian dishes, typically found and beloved in London and has a different menu from Sheikh’s other establishments. Featuring London’s most popular Indian dishes, favorites included Fish n Chips with Curry Sauce, Chicken Tikka Masala, Jalfrezi Fries (stir fried bell pepper) and Nargisi Kofta (meatballs with a rich curry sauce). There will also be many Vegan and Vegetarian options, include Saag Panir (spinach and cottage cheese), Daal Makni (whole black lentils) and Chana Masala (chickpeas). Read More


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