Author Archive for Kim Chi Ha

Bye-Bye, Jelly Belly! U Hall Makes Room For Pho Dogs Galore

Late night nosh spot U Street Music Hall is shaking up its eclectic menu yet again. On Christmas Eve, the Northwest D.C. nightclub debuted its latest collection of interesting finger foods, including no fewer than six different variations of its original pho dog. The various new twists on the house-made Vietnamese soup-flavored frankfurter comes at […]

The Fruit Bat Bar Opens Tonight on H Street

The Latin-infused Fruit Bat bar opens tonight at 1236 H St. NE,  in the former home of the H Street Martini Lounge. The new bar offers an array of fresh-fruit cocktails, tapas, and cushy seats, and just as important,  its South American décor, reminiscent of a Colombian summer, almost erases the grit and construction zone […]

‘Booger’ Ice Cream Ranks Among Beachgoers’ Top Picks

Ice cream maker extraordinaire Chip Hearn’s latest summer concoction, "Booger," is a sensation at The Ice Cream Store in Rehoboth Beach, reports the Associated Press. Yes, kids, it’s a dream come true; it’s OK to eat boogers. Inspired by a jellybean of the same name, sampled during a taste-test last winter at Peppers, Hearn’s other business and a haven for […]

The Queen Vic to Make an Appearance on H Street with Eel Pies

EastEnders, say hello to Northeast. The Queen Vic, a gastropub named after a bar in the British soap opera, EastEnders, is expected to open in June in the Atlas District. It will occupy a storefront at 1206 H St. NE, the space originally proposed for Joe Englert’s sports bar, the Olympic, before the deal fell through. The pub, […]