Posts Tagged ‘14th Street corridor’

Half-Smokes & Whole Slices: Red Apron, Dangerously Delicious Coming Soon to Penn Quarter

Penn Quarter or the 14th Street corridor: it's hard to say which neighborhood is hotter these days—at least in terms of restaurant development. On Monday, it seemed it like everything was happening on 14th Street, with news of new eateries coming soon from both Mike Isabella (Graffiato, Bandolero) and Mark Kuller (Proof, Estadio). Read more […]

No, Mike Isabella Is Not Done Yet: Probable Greek Eatery Coming to 14th & W

Back in November, rumor had it that Graffiato's Mike Isabella was interested in opening yet another restaurant (his third in about a year) at 14th and W Streets NW. At the time, Isabella's rep confirmed that he'd looked at that particular corner—and lots of others—but added that no lease was signed or anything like that. […]

Bar Pilar Reopens Tonight (But Just The Bar)

After two months of renovations, Bar Pilar is finally reopening tonight. Well, partially, anyway. A rep for the Logan Circle watering hole emphasizes that "JUST the downstairs bar will be open at 5 p.m., and just for drinks, no food. Still no timeline on when upstairs is opening." Bar Pilar, 1833 14th St. NW, (202) […]

Black & Orange Debuts New Digs, New Bloody Mary Burger Tonight

Black & Orange, the late-night burger joint formerly known as Rogue States, opens its second D.C. location tonight on 14th Street NW. Before doors open to the general public, chef-owner Raymond Mendizabal will be showing off his shiny new digs to invited guests at a VIP party. Also on display: mini versions of Mendizabal's new […]

Black & Orange 2.0 Opens Jan. 31

Early last month, Y&H chatted with chef Raynold Mendizabal about his forthcoming Black & Orange burger joint on 14th Street NW—the second location to sell Mendizabal's whimsically titled beef patties in the District. On Thursday evening, the restaurant sent out invites for a VIP opening party on Jan. 31. A rep tells me the resto will […]

Rise And Shine, Risotto Balls! Taylor Gourmet Tries Breakfast

Last night, the hoagie honchos behind 14th Street's new fancy sandwich shop, Taylor Gourmet, unveiled their latest barrage of Philadelphia-themed foodstuffs. This time, the lineup targets an entirely new demographic: breakfast diners. The new weekend morning menu (also offered late Friday and Saturday nights) features seven styles of egg-topped hoagies, including one drizzled with a […]

Edan MacQuaid Opening New Pizzeria On 14th Street

Nomadic pizzaiolo Edan MacQuaid (ex-2Amy's, ex-Red Rocks, ex-Pizzeria Orso, currently consulting at Local 16) is reportedly at work on a new "casual, dive kind of place with a wood-fired oven" on 14th Street NW. Don Rockwell has the scoop, noting that the concept will be "all about the pizza." The place apparently has no name […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: The Vince Gray Hoagie Edition

The newest hoagie hub under the Taylor Gourmet banner opens at 11 a.m. today on 14th Street NW. Mayor Vince Gray is supposed to be there for the ribbon cutting; Louis Sarcone Jr., however, probably won't. Also opening this morning: A new bakery, Le Caprice DC, in Columbia Heights. Here are some pics of the […]

Artfully Chocolate, R.I.P.

The last day of 2011 turns out to be the last day for Artfully Chocolate (aka ACKC) on 14th Street NW. Eater DC brings word that the hot chocolate hub is closing. The final day of business is Dec. 31. In a message to patrons, owner Eric Nelson attributes the shuttering to "[m]any factors," though […]

From Brisket To Braciole: Standard’s BBQ Guru Is Planning An Italian Eatery

The guys behind Standard aren't exactly taking it easy while their popular 14th Street barbecue spot and outdoor beer garden is closed for the winter. According to a liquor license application posted in the window of Well Built furniture store, located on the corner of 14th and Q Streets NW, Standard pit master Tad Curtz […]