Category Archives: PoPville

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HipCityVeg Opens in Chinatown

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HipCityVeg Opens in Chinatown712 7th Street, NW

Thanks to all who emailed about HipCityVeg’s opening in the former FroZenYo space yesterday. Check out their menu here.

“Who says you have to give up burgers, fries, and shakes to eat healthy? We’re not about that life. That’s why Nicole Marquis founded HipCityVeg in ...

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“Food & Wine includes The Dabney on 2016 Best Restaurants of the Year List”

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“Food & Wine includes The Dabney on 2016 Best Restaurants of the Year List”122 Blagden Alley NW

From Food & Wine magazine:

“It’s no small feat for a restaurant to source 100 percent of its ingredients from the region, especially if the area is the mid-Atlantic, which isn’t known for bountiful produce. To turn those ingredients into outstanding food is more challenging still. ...

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Half Smoke Still Coming to Shaw, Now with a bigger Summer Garden too

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Half Smoke Still Coming to Shaw, Now with a bigger Summer Garden too651 Florida Avenue, NW

Back in November of last year we learned that Half Smoke would be “serving sausages and other fast, casual menu items” at 7th/Georgia and Florida Ave, NW. I was starting to wonder if this was still happening and I guess it is because they just posted ...

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Rotisserie Chicken Coming to Georgia and Hamilton

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Rotisserie Chicken Coming to Georgia and Hamilton
931 Hamilton Street, NW at Georgia Ave

A reader reports:

“A while back, you had posted about the opening of a bar/restaurant/jazz joint on Georgia and Hamilton, a corner badly underserved by decent retail and food.

It looks like it is being turned into an “Organic Rotisserie Chicken and Kobb ...

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“New Live Music Venue & Karaoke Bar” BUCKEYE + BEAR Opening in Dupont June 18th

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“New Live Music Venue & Karaoke Bar” BUCKEYE + BEAR Opening in Dupont June 18th
Rendering of The Ballroom at BUCKEYE + BEAR.

From a press release:

“Live entertainment gets a remix this summer when BUCKEYE + BEAR, the unique new live music venue and sports bar, launches June 18 in the heart of Dupont (1730 M Street NW).

The eclectic 280-person ...

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Exiles Bar now open in former Stetson’s space on U Street – Check Out the Menu; Brunch Coming Soon

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1610 U Street, NW

Exiles soft opened over the weekend, “grand opening slated for the end of June”, from an email:

“We plan to roll out a brunch service in the next few weeks, at the moment we are open at 4:30 Monday to Friday and 3:00 Saturday and Sunday. ...

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District Doughnut Now Open in Cady’s Alley

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District Doughnut Now Open in Cady’s Alley
3327 Cady’s Alley NW

From District Doughnut:

“Our Georgetown pop up has been months in the making. We are so excited to finally share it with you today! Our new space, located at 3327 Cady’s Alley NW, is tucked away in Cady’s Alley right off of M Street. The doors ...

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“Little Coco’s will be opening sometime between July 6th and the 13th for dinner”

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“Little Coco’s will be opening sometime between July 6th and the 13th for dinner”
3905 14th Street, NW

An important update on Little Coco’s opening date:

Little Coco’s will be opening sometime between July 6th and the 13th for dinner service. Two weeks later we should be opening in the morning for coffee and then lunch.”

Also in good beer news:

“El ...

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Bistro on U space to become “Service Bar”

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926 U Street, NW

A liquor license placard for Service Bar at 926 U Street, NW says:

New Tavern. Live Entertainment, dancing, cover charge. Total Occupancy Load is 99. Summer Garden with 40 seats.

Stay tuned because last week, I also saw this posted on the window…:

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Don’t Sleep on Swampoodle!! “should be opening next week”

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Don’t Sleep on Swampoodle!! “should be opening next week”
5501 14th Street, NW

Famous last words I know, but it looks for real this time!! Thanks to a reader for sending the Swampoodle update:

“Scuttlebutt to accompany the new photo — my wife bumped into the owner, who said they just got final approval today and should be opening ...

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Straw Stick & Brick Delicatessen Now Open Mondays and Tuesdays

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Straw Stick & Brick Delicatessen Now Open Mondays and Tuesdays
5111 Georgia Ave, NW

More good deli news from Straw Stick & Brick Delicatessen (Née 3 Little Pigs):

“We will start opening Mondays and Tuesdays starting next week. We’ve been closed on those days since we first opened the shop in 2012 and are now ready to open. ...

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DGS Delicatessen launching, to go lunch menu June 7th – Plus Bullfrog Bagels by the Dozen on Weekends

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DGS Delicatessen launching, to go lunch menu June 7th – Plus Bullfrog Bagels by the Dozen on Weekends
1317 Connecticut Avenue, NW

From a press release:

“Beginning June 7th, DGS Delicatessen will offer a new, to go lunch menu available from 11:30 a.m. – 2: 30 p.m., Monday to Friday and 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The new and improved to-go counter will offer sandwiches ...

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