3213 Mt Pleasant St, NW previously Burritos Fast/Taqueria Los Compadres space.

“Dear PoPville,

Does anyone know what is going on with Taqueria Nacional in Mount P? It’s been closed for almost 2 weeks with no sign or anything.”

another reader writes: “Taqueria Nacional in mt pleasant has brown paper in the windows. they closed down and a new burger spot Read More


Thanks to Maggie for sharing the sad note above. She also mentions that Emissary (located below dupont circle yoga 2032 P Street, NW) has new ownership. Anyone else hear that?

Regarding Emissary another reader asks:

“Do you know if Emissary in Dupont Circle is scaling down operations? Not counting the kitchen, it’s gone from Read More


3500 block of Connecticut Ave, NW. I’m not sure exactly where they are thinking of coming but there are a number of spaces for lease near metro

Things are continuing to come up aces in Cleveland Park. First Captain Cookie soft opened (grand opening Saturday), Thai Love is getting close to opening and the Little Black Bird wine bar opens today. Now, I’m hearing that a Fresh Baguette is going to come to Cleveland Park somewhere near the metro.

Update: ANC rep Tammy Gordon says “it’s going in next to the OrangeTheory!”



1244 H Street, NE

Update: Thanks to H. for passing on this old post from torisumiyakitori:

“Sad to announce that our popups @tokiunderground have come to an end. Unfortunately, the Toki operations team has decided to not move forward on the purchase of the new building, and as a direct result, we’ll no longer have regular access to the patio we called home every Sunday these last six months.”

And thanks to G. for reminding me this is where Slutty Vegan is coming.

Thanks to G. and W. for sending:

“Thought this was going to be the new toki spot, but the sign says “fast food.” Read More


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