Washington, DC

11th and Lamont St, NW

From an email:

“Inspired by the consistently slept on contributions of tex-mex cuisine, La Tejana will be popping up at Room 11 this Saturday 12/7 and next Saturday 12/14 from 10 am – 2 pm. Homemade flour tortillas, tex-mex breakfast taco classics like bacon, egg, and cheese, migas, refried beans and cheese.”

Apparently pretty popular based on previous events: Read More


1200 19th Street, NW. Photo by The Baseband

“Dear PoPville,

I saw the news a couple months ago about a number (8?) of Taylor Gourmet locations opening under new ownership. Just this morning a friend posted to Instagram about a new one in her building in Dupont, and I think the old one by the White House and one in North Bethesda are back open but I’m not sure. Do you have any intel on the locations that will reopen under the original name?

Early thoughts from readers on how faithful it is to the original would be interesting too.


1701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW previously, briefly, home to an Eatsa

From an email:

“DC’s first-ever “cause-casual” advocacy restaurant, Immigrant Foods, is grand opening next month! A few takeaways:

A team of first-and-second-generation Americans is behind the restaurant: Limardo, a native Venezuelan who’s cooked around the world for years; political consultant and Seven Reasons co-owner Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger; and Peter Schechter, a global affairs specialist who served on the board of José Andrés’s ThinkFoodGroup’s DC restaurants for 14 years. Read More


818 18th Street, NW

Hours are listed as Hours 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Update: Danielle reports, “They seem to open at 11:30, not at 9. We were pretty disappointed to see that breakfast butter chicken apparently is *not* happening.”

From an email:

“Fresh Butter Chicken served daily until we run out! Please call to inquire about the status if after 1:00PM.”

Another peek inside via Butter Chicken Company: Read More


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