Posts Tagged ‘ABC Board’

Late Night Limoncello, Anyone? Pasta Mia Applies For Extended Hours

Inexpensive yet notoriously fussy Adams Morgan red-sauce joint Pasta Mia ("an endless magnet for new arrivals to D.C.," ranked No. 44 on City Paper's list of "D.C.'s 44 Most Powerful Restaurants") is hoping to serve its cheap house wine into the wee hours. The restaurant has applied to extend service from 10 p.m. until 12:30 […]

Shaw’s Tavern, R.I.P. ‘We Could Not Survive Without A Liquor License.’

Embattled Florida Avenue eatery Shaw's Tavern is shutting its doors on Saturday. But don't blame the hurricane. Blame the lack of hurricanes. According to a message posted on the restaurant's Facebook's page late Friday night: Shaw’s Tavern is closing its doors from Saturday 27th of August. We could not survive without a liquor license. We […]

Good News for Midnight Snackers: D.C. Wings Haven Duffy’s Approved For Later Hours

Talk about the luck of the Irish. D.C.'s perennial chicken-wings powerhouse, Duffy's Irish Pub, has gotten its wish. Last week, the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board voted to terminate the venue's restrictive voluntary agreement with neighbors. The blog We Love DC has the scoop. Among other things, the ruling effectively allows the place to […]

More Elbow Room, Please! The Reef Seeks Higher Occupancy

Brian Harrison, owner of The Reef, is the latest Adams Morgan restaurateur to publicly complain about his restrictive voluntary agreement with neighbors. Appearing before the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on Wednesday, Harrison described his efforts to be a good neighbor—supporting “every bunny-hugging cause out there," he says—and expressed frustration about being treated just […]

Changing Tables: Steamed Buns Truck to Hit Streets in February

Coming Soon: People's Bao, a bao food truck will be hitting the streets sometime around February, serving up Asian specialty steamed buns with a variety of fillings. (Metrocurean) Three-level neighborhood bistro Smith Commons, which will feature a globally inspired menu, is scheduled to open on Tuesday at 1245 H St. NE. (Y&H) Tim Carman got […]

Food News You Can Use: Big Cheese Truck Hits the Streets

After hitting Arlington's streets unannounced last week, a new gourmet grilled cheese truck, The Big Cheese, will officially begin tweeting its location today. (TBD) Tim Carman has the scoop on Gillian Clark's grand plans for a new Colorado Kitchen near Union Station. (WaPo) News from PoPville: Although nothing is certain, rumor has it that a […]