14th and Monroe Street, NW
This is the former Jenkins BBQ space (forever Ruby Tuesday in my heart) that closed back in early January.
Thanks to all who messaged about the big news from Washingtonian last week:
“Iron Age is known for its affordable all-you-can-eat menus ($20-to-$25 per person in the Washington suburbs) and industrial red-and-black decor. DC diners can expect the same, though some locations have slight menu variations. The Columbia Heights spot, located at 3365 14th St., NW, will likely fit around 35 tables.”
1805 18th Street, NW
Last week I mentioned that the original Mandu space gutted by fire nears reopening as Anju, Korean Restaurant and Pub. The liquor license placard is calling for longer hours Sunday through Thursday 11:30am – 1:00am, Friday and Saturday 11:30am – 2am. Which is good. But still looks like a bit of a ways to go before opening: Read More
1730 Connecticut Ave, NW
Lots of love for south Dupont lately, now some good news for the north side. We learned My Way had closed a couple months ago and now we know the replacement – Bibim Bap. Stay tuned for an opening date:
1346 T Street, NW
From an email:
“WHAT: Compass Rose Bar & Kitchen will transform into a bustling Korean Night Market on Thursday, May 21st for an evening of fun street food, inventive cocktails and karaoke. Inspired by her recent travels to Korea, Owner Rose Previte tapped Chef Danny Lee of Mandu and Chef Jesse Miller of Bar Pilar and Café Saint-Ex to join Chef Sam Molavi of Compass Rose in preparing a diverse menu of Korean street foods, including Dduk Bok Gi (spicy rice cakes), Galbi (barbecue short ribs) and Bibim Guksoo (chilled somyun noodles rubbed with diced kimchi, soy, and sesame oil).
The Korean Night Market will feature live cooking stations, as well as passed appetizers and specialty cocktails.
WHEN: Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 7 – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Compass Rose Bar & Kitchen
Tickets are priced at $20 per person, inclusive of food, entertainment, tax and gratuity. Tickets can be purchased via [email protected] Compass Rose will offer a cash bar for Korean beer and cocktails.”