Tag Archives: Kramerbooks

How a Nightclub Doorman/Model Became a DC Restaurateur, Real Estate Player, and Bookstore Owner

Source: Washingtonian Food

On the same October day that Steve Salis acquired the local restaurant chain Ted’s Bulletin, the DC entrepreneur also became sole proprietor of Kramerbooks, buying out one of the original owners who had remained a partner. After a 13-hour marathon of paperwork to close both deals, Salis and his wife popped open a nine-liter bottle of […]

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You only have three weekends left before Christmas. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to).

This year, we got SO MANY great things to share, that we will be running this edition of BEST GIFT GUIDE EVER in installments.

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Interesting People With Interests

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Hobbies are good for you

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

A little something for all male-identifying human beings in your life

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Free and Almost Free Things To Do In D.C.

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC.

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BYT Gift Guide 2016 – Part 2

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You have ONLY TWO weekends left before Christmas. YEAH. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to), all locally purchasable here in DC (and a lot locally made, even). And-New Yorkers and Chicago peeps-99% of this is orderable too, don’t worry.

This year, we got SO ...

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Former DCity Smokehouse pitmaster Rob Sonderman’s next barbecue venture is still a year away

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

It’s been six long months since we last tasted Rob Sonderman’s barbecue at DCity Smokehouse, which the pitmaster left in January to work with former &pizza CEO Steve Salis on some new projects, including a below-the-radar revamp of the Afterwords Cafe inside Kramerbooks. Expect the dry spell to continue. When reached by phone, Sonderman says […]

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EaterWire: Shawshuck Redemption is Back; Cirque Cuisine Closes

Source: Eater DC

cirque.jpgU STREET&#8212 PoPville has the scoop on what will be replacing the now-closed Tabaq Bistro. The restaurant has changed hands and will reopen as Newtown Kitchen. The restaurant will be New American, with drinks from mixologist Seembad Jaudally. [PoP]

FOOD TRUCKS&#8212 Cirque Cuisine is retiring its food truck, according to Food Truck Fiesta. The truck’s owners cited government regulations as the reason for the closure. [FTF]

SHAW&#8212 Oyster fans, get ready. A&D Bar will host its Shawshuck Redemption Part Deux event tonight, featuring Rappahannock Oysters. The bivalves are priced $11 for a half dozen, and ...

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