The Royal Set to Open in Early June in Ledroit Park/Shaw

The Royal (Twitter, website), an all-day coffee/lunch/cafe/bar from the owner of the U Street wine bar Vinoteca, will open in early June at 501 Florida Ave. NW (near S Street), not far from Shaw's Tavern, according to a press release. The 45-seat two-story spot, which will be open early (7a on weekdays, 8a on weekends), … Continue reading The Royal Set to Open in Early June in Ledroit Park/Shaw

Wunder Garten Beer Garden Pop-Up Opens in NoMa – With Potential Noise Penalties

Wunder Garten (150 M. St NW, Facebook, Twitter, website) a new temporary beer garden in a lot slated for redevelopment in NoMa in the near future, opened this Wednesday. The spot, which serves German and Austrian beers (perhaps some wine, no hard stuff), as well as a couple local DC-area brews, will surely be popular in an … Continue reading Wunder Garten Beer Garden Pop-Up Opens in NoMa – With Potential Noise Penalties

ANC Recommends Virtual End to West Dupont Moratorium

The moratorium on liquor licenses in the western part of the Dupont Circle neighborhood is on the verge of its virtual demise. That is the bottom line after the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC)  2B voted 4-2 (with 1 abstention) last Wednesday to request that the ABC Board end the moratorium completely, aside from a … Continue reading ANC Recommends Virtual End to West Dupont Moratorium

Sudhouse Set to Open at 14th and U on May 31st (UPDATED)

Sudhouse (1340 U St. NW, Facebook, Twitter, website), a new "beer hall and social club," announced today that it will open Friday, May 22nd  that it will open Sunday, May 31st (with all day happy hour) in the space previously occupied by Bistro La Bonne (which closed in mid-April) near the intersection of 14th and … Continue reading Sudhouse Set to Open at 14th and U on May 31st (UPDATED)

Cafe Deluxe’s Burger Days of Summer Kicks Off Today

Cafe Deluxe, the DC-area mini-chain offering familiar American classics, kicks off its "Burger Days of Summer" menu today. From now until the end of July, the weekday lunch menu will feature a gourmet slate of six creative burgers (including salmon and veggie versions), priced from $13-16, accompanied by a side of shoestring fries. On Wednesdays, the restaurant will have a … Continue reading Cafe Deluxe’s Burger Days of Summer Kicks Off Today