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“Adult Treehouse” Opens in Shaw with Spicy Margaritas and Fried Avocado Tacos

Source: Washingtonian Food

We may be nearing the end of prime roof deck season, but it still feels like mid-summer at El Techo. Shaw’s newest rooftop bar and restaurant is designed to feel like “an adult treehouse,” according to co-owner Louie Hankins. The lush space is perched beneath a giant tree and filled with hibiscus flowers, herbs, and Australian […]

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The Italian Subs at This New Deli in Shaw Will Make You Weep With Gratitude

Source: Washingtonian Food

The Italian sub, laden with provolone, cold cuts such as Genoa salami and mortadella, shredded lettuce, tomato, hot peppers, and vinaigrette, is a wonderful thing—if you live in New York City or Providence or any other city with a thriving Italian-American community. In Washington, you have to work a little harder to find one. If […]

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New Shaw Sushi Spot Will Serve “30-Minute Omakase”

Source: Washingtonian Food

The fast-casual trend has boomed in DC, but what about fast-fancy? That’s a new style of service that the owners of Sushi Capitol and Sushi Ogawa will explore when their Shaw restaurant, Mirai, serves its first dinner on Sunday, July 9th. Can Yurdagul, co-owner and son-in-law of chef Minoru Ogawa, says the restaurant will open with “quick-service […]

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Yet Another Game of Thrones Pop-Up Is Coming to Shaw

Source: Washingtonian Food

After a series of wildly successful pop-ups (Christmas Bar, Cherry Blossom Pub), Derek Brown and Angie Fetherston’s Drink Company will launch a Game of Thrones-themed watering hole in Shaw on June 21. Given the long lines at their past pop-ups—and excitement from GOT fans, including a friendly mention from author George RR Martin himself—the wait time may […]

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There’s a New Italian Deli in Shaw, and It’s Legit

Source: Washingtonian Food

Salvatore Falcone is serious about his subs. The Queens native and his brother left New York, where their father owned a deli, to open their own Italian sandwich shop and market in Boca, Florida over three decades ago. Now “Sal” is back in the Mid-Atlantic (at least part time) for a similar venture in Shaw: […]

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It’s Almost Last Call for DC’s Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar

Source: Washingtonian Food

Just like the cherry blossoms themselves, DC’s Cherry Blossom Pub proved a fleeting beauty that’s nearing its end. Fans hoped that barman Derek Brown would extend the pop-up bar’s run—his wildly popular Christmas Bar was granted extra weeks—but no such luck. The last round of Neko Coladas will be served on Saturday. “We feel like […]

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DC’s Pop-Up Cherry Blossom Bar is the Most Festive Place to Drink This Spring

Source: Washingtonian Food

The team behind DC’s pop-up Christmas Bar (a.k.a. Miracle on Seventh Street) are back with another ephemeral watering hole—this time celebrating spring. The Cherry Blossom Pub opens today in Shaw, taking over Mockingbird Hill and Southern Efficiency at 1843 and 1841 Seventh Street, Northwest through April 15. Owner Derek Brown and his team spent six […]

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The people behind the Christmas bar are opening a new Japanese-themed pop up

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

If you’ve been to the trio of Shaw bars run by Derek Brown and Angie Fetherston, you know they’re really into themed pop-up bars. The duo launched the holiday-themed Miracle on Seventh Street in their Mockingbird Hill sherry bar in November 2015, and the combination of original cocktails and over-the-top decor attracted huge crowds (and […]

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Tiger Fork Brings Hong Kong-Style Chinese and Dim Sum to Shaw

Source: Washingtonian Food

As is often the case when conceiving new restaurants, the idea for Tiger Fork started small—and escalated quickly. Chef Nathan Beauchamp and business partner Greg Algie of the Fainting Goat originally thought to open a high-quality Chinese carryout of the kind they crave and rarely find in DC. Fast forward over a year filled with […]

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The Sushi Capitol Team Will Soon Open a Shaw Market and Tasting Menu Restaurant

Source: Washingtonian Food

The owners of Sushi Capitol and Sushi Ogawa aren’t sticking to traditional Japanese fare at their forthcoming Shaw restaurant. In fact, you may not even find sushi on the menu at Mirai, which translates to “future” in Japanese. Like Seasonal Pantry, which previously inhabited the space, Mirai will operate as a daytime market with a handful of […]

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Where to Get Cheap and Casual Eats in Logan Circle and Shaw

Source: Washingtonian Food

1. The Bird The team behind pork-centric the Pig has turned its attention to poultry with this new restaurant. The menu includes a dozen-plus preparations of poultry, from fried chicken to duck meatballs. More adventurous? Try the tartare of ostrich, a lean red meat that tastes like beef. A daily “early bird” happy hour features […]

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Union Kitchen Grocery Opens in Shaw With Around 100 DC-Made Products

Source: Washingtonian Food

In many ways, Union Kitchen Grocery just wants to be an average neighborhood corner store. You can get toilet paper, tomatoes, and flour. But blended in with the household names and pantry staples is something a little less average: around 100 District-made products. Union Kitchen, a culinary incubator and commissary that’s helped launch a wide range of local food companies, […]

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Union Kitchen Grocery opens in Shaw on Monday

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Union Kitchen Grocery wants to be your new corner store. In a city where CVS and 7-Eleven plop down locations separated by what you could barely call a stone’s throw, that sounds like a tall order. But Union Kitchen Grocery is working on it. “We really see our radius as being two or three blocks,” said […]

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The “Stranger Things” Pop-Up Bar Will Run Through January

Source: Washingtonian Food

The Christmas Bar comes but once a year, though one portion of the holiday-themed pop-up will persist through January: a space dedicated to hit Netflix series, Stranger Things. Owner Derek Brown plans to keep the theme going at Eat the Rich—one of three that participated in Miracle on Seventh Street.

Fans of the hit Netflix series will find the same creepy-chic decor—blinking holiday lights, the alphabet wall—plus a new themed menu. Patrons can grab a hot “Barb Deserved Better” cocktail with rum and pineapple butter, and snack on Eggo waffle-fried chicken sandwiches or a “Strange Grilled Cheese” ...

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5 Great Places to Drink Around Shaw

Source: Washingtonian Food

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Founders Ali Bagheri and Daniel O’Brien—A and D—created a Shaw trifecta with the opening of this skinny, storefront bar tucked between their sandwich shop, Sundevich, and the now-closed market/supper club, Seasonal Pantry. Cocktails—a Shaw Sling, with bourbon, pear nectar, and bitters; a ginger-infused Old Fashioned—are listed on chalkboard menus, and snacks such as Goldfish crackers and gummy bears are served in Mason jars.

1314 Ninth St., NW; 202-290-1804.

Columbia Room

You’ ll have to wander through Blagden Alley to find one of DC’s premier cocktail bars. Owner Derek Brown divided the space into three sections for imbibing, at all different ...

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The Shaw Bijou Slashes Prices In Half

Source: Washingtonian Food

Nearly two months after opening, the Shaw Bijou is cutting the price of its prix-fixe in half. Previously, a ticketed 13-course tasting went for $185 per person (no tax, tip, and alcohol). As of January 3, chef Kwame Onwuachi will offer a new seven-course lineup for $95, which includes a welcome cocktail.

When people ask me ‘why DC?’ my immediate response is always ‘DC chose me.’  And it did,” says Onwuachi in a release from the restaurant. “I came to this city because of the energy. The Shaw Bijou’s vision was simply an extension of a 5-year dream of ...

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The Shaw Bijou, once home to the $1,000 date night, significantly drops its prices

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

The Shaw Bijou’s opening was met with a collective side-eye from Washingtonians who balked at chef Kwame Onwuachi’s prices — as much as $1,000 per couple for a multicourse dinner with wine pairings. It was especially galling, some thought, in light of the chef’s resume. Though Onwuachi is a “Top Chef” and Eleven Madison Park alum, the Shaw Bijou is his first restaurant. […]

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The Shaw Bijou’s Private Club Will Be a “Social Experiment”

Source: Washingtonian Food

The Shaw Bijou opens today, and is one of the most expensive dining experiences in Washington. Still, if you think $185 tasting menus are exclusive, consider the restaurant’s members-only club.

Private membership at the Shaw restaurant/club isn’t the kind where any Joe Schmoe III can pay his way in.

“We have almost a 1,000 person waitlist,” says owner Kelly Gorsuch. “The dues won’t be much—just enough to keep frat boys out. It’s more about curating the people. We’re shooting to have people in different circles, because otherwise it’s going to become a boy’s lobbyist club, and that’s what we do ...

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The Bird, opening Monday in Shaw, celebrates all things poultry

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Chicken has a reputation for being one of the least exciting proteins — you know, the safe choice on many a wedding and banquet menu. Chef Michael Bonk, however, is ready to pay chicken its rightful due at the Bird, opening Monday night in Shaw. The restaurant, from EatWell DC group (the Pig, Grillfish, Commissary, Logan […]

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The Bird Will Serve 13 Types of Bird—From Raw Ostrich to Fried Chicken

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef Michael Bonk sampled chickens from 48 different purveyors for Shaw restaurant The Bird. After trying out poultry of all sizes, prices, and origins, he settled on free-range, organic chickens from a farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

If that seems like a lot of research just for chicken, that’s because Bonk and the rest of the team from EatWellDC (the group behind The Pig, Logan Tavern, and Grillfish) initially planned to open a fast-casual fried chicken joint. But when a downtown real estate deal fell through, they changed course. Their new full-service restaurant, The Bird, will instead feature dishes made from 13 ...

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Finally: a Look Inside the Shaw Bijou

Source: Washingtonian Food

One of DC’s biggest restaurant openings of the year is here: the Shaw Bijou, which serves its first $185 tasting menus on November 1. The restaurant has been two-and-a-half years in the making—and a lot has changed, both with the business and DC’s restaurant scene.

In that time period, the Bijou’s 19th-century building was transformed from a private residence to a stylish bar/restaurant, and head chef Kwame Onwuachi gained national attention as a finalist on Top Chef.  The competition for diners’ dollars also became a lot stiffer between new, pricey tasting rooms (Metier, Pineapple and Pearls), ...

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Another chef-driven diner is opening in D.C. This one will be in Shaw.

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

When David Deshaies was the executive chef at Citronelle, he’d often tag along with his boss and mentor, the late Michel Richard, when the esteemed chef cooked special dinners around the country. Over crummy hamburgers and beers after work at late-night diners, the two chefs would talk about a lot, including potential restaurant ideas. “‘If one day you […]

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The Miracle on Seventh Street Christmas bar will be back and bigger this holiday season

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

We may just be getting through our most recent — and final? — bout of summerlike weather, but surely it’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? At least not if we’re talking about Miracle on Seventh Street, the hugely popular pop-up holiday bar that cocktail guru Derek Brown and co. debuted last year […]

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The Miracle on Seventh Street Christmas bar will be back and bigger this holiday season

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

We may just be getting through our most recent — and final? — bout of summerlike weather, but surely it’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? At least not if we’re talking about Miracle on Seventh Street, the hugely popular pop-up holiday bar that cocktail guru Derek Brown and co. debuted last year […]

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