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by Prince Of Petworth March 26, 2018 at 11:25 am 0


3103 Mount Pleasant Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

My family and I came across Addis Paris Cafe last weekend during their soft opening. They’ve taken over the spot next to Sun Cinema where the Lia Cafe used to be.

We stopped for some Ethiopian food and nutella crepes – both were great. Lovely lady running the place.

Very excited to have some good Ethiopian food (especially, while Zenenbech is out of commission) and crepes (since Napolean turned into Lapis) in the area.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0

Thanks to Amanda for sending:

“A few weeks ago you posted about the Hilltop on Sherman Avenue becoming Napoli Pasta Bar. This week, I noticed that they were open so I tried it out. I was really impressed! The owner previously worked at Café Milano and Lupo Verde and you can tell that he knows his pasta! The pasta, charcuterie and cocktails were delicious and the staff was friendly without being pushy or intrusive. I never went to the Hilltop so I don’t know how many changes were made, but the inside is beautifully decorated. There is a table made out of a Vespa scooter with a working headlight, which is pretty sweet. The waiter said that they have a happy hour discount on their beer and wine. Oh, and there is free bread and olive oil! I am a longtime resident of Sherman Avenue and I am excited (and a little surprised) to see a restaurant like this pop up on our street, so bring your friends, bring your kids and check it out!”

More photos and a message from the owner after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 20, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


901 New York Avenue, NW

Back in December we learned that Capitol Hill’s beloved Bagels and Baguettes had plans to reopen near the Convention Center/City Center. I’m happy to report that it’s legit and coming soon signage has been posted:

Updates as they get closer to opening when you can expect:

Former Capitol Hill location:


236 Massachusetts Ave, NE

by Prince Of Petworth March 16, 2018 at 9:45 am 0


inside 2307 18th Street, NW via Facebook

Sad news from Las Canteras:

“Las Canteras Peruvian Restaurant is closing.

Sunday March 18 will be our last day. Co-owners Gary Lee and Eddy Ancasi welcome you for lunch or dinner this weekend as we end a really great ride as one of DC’s premier Latin Restaurants. Reservations: 202-265-1780 or [email protected] Check us out: www.lascanterasdc.com”

From the Adams Morgan BID:

“Las Canteras is closing.

Sunday March 18 will be our last day.

Nearly eleven years ago, co-owners Eddy Ancasi and Gary Lee set out on a mission to bring great contemporary and traditional Peruvian cuisine to the DC area.

Along the way, we have served 91,253 Pisco Sours, 60,492 Lomo Saltados and 78,000 servings of Ceviche. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 21, 2018 at 11:25 am 0


1940 11th Street, NW next to Solly’s just south of U Street

Thanks to a reader for passing along this nice little tidbit from a DC Bocce League registration email:

“**Vinoteca has plans to close in March to completely renovate the interior restaurant. Included in the plans is the installation of a retractable glass roof over the outdoor patio. This roof will ensure weather will no longer be an issue during games. Once Vinoteca finalizes their construction timeline, we will open registration.”

Vinoteca opened back in 2007. Updates as more is known on the renovation plans.

by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0


929 F Street, NW

From Co Co Sala:

10 years ago we opened the doors and our hearts to DC and now it is time to say farewell. It is with great sadness, yet tremendous gratitude that we are announcing Co Co. Sala will be closing on February 24, 2018. We feel beyond blessed to have been part of so many celebrations and experiences that our guests so graciously have allowed us to indulge in over the years. Thank you for choosing us to be part of your lives! (more…)

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