Posts Tagged ‘Adams Morgan’

Free Beer! (For Your Vote) Smoke & Barrel Resorts to Boozy Bribery in Barbecue Battle

Smoke & Barrel owner John Andrade wants your vote. And he's willing to pay for it. In an email yesterday, Andrade asked patrons for their endorsement of his Adams Morgan eatery's espresso-rubbed brisket and tender ribs smothered in spicy chipotle honey butter sauce in the Washington Post's "Best BBQ" online poll: "If you vote for […]

Some Early Intel on Southern Hospitality, Opening Soonish

The new proprietor of the old Adams Mill Bar & Grill space in Adams Morgan thinks he's landed in a pretty great location—but he's also in a tough spot, perception-wise. "We know that Adams Mill had a certain reputation," says Anthony Lupo, co-owner of the forthcoming restaurant Southern Hospitality. "It's a hard situation because we […]

Gut Reaction: Jamaican Joe’s Jerk Chicken Is Much More Appealing Than The Raunchy Signage

Upon ordering Jamaican Joe's signature jerk chicken sandwich—er, "sanwidge," as it's described on the menu—my server responds with the following question: "Do you want to fly over Jamaica? Or land in Kingston?" He's not talking about airline logistics. He's talking about spice. In other words, am I going to go the mild American-tourist route, or […]

Justin Timberlake Is Not Involved With New Adams Morgan Eatery

A new American eatery called Southern Hospitality is reportedly moving into the long-vacant Adams Mill Bar & Grill space in Adams Morgan. Prince of Petworth, citing word from the Adams Morgan BID, has the scoop. Just to be clear: the BID's Kristen Barden tells Y&H that this is "not the NYC chain"— that is, the […]

Sweet Themez Are Made Of These: D.C.’s Cupcake Craze Reaches Adams Morgan

Sweet Themez, the latest cupcakery in a city already over-frosted with dainty dessert shops, has opened in the former Crooked Beats location on 18th Street NW in Adams Morgan. But, the husband and wife proprietors say their business isn't just about the miniature sweets. "I have a niche because I do specialty cakes," says co-owner […]

Gut Reaction: Mellow Mushroom’s ‘Red Skin’ Pie Is Like a Stuffed Potato…On Pizza

The new Adams Morgan pizzeria, Mellow Mushroom, offers 14 different kinds of pies and a whole plethora of items to customize every order. Earlier this week, I had tried the house special (essentially, a tricked-out answer to the Pizza Hut Supreme with the added panache of Applewood smoked bacon) and I also tried the steak […]

Move Over, Jumbo Slice: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Opens Today In Adams Morgan

Atlanta-based vegan-friendly pizzeria Mellow Mushroom opens its newest location on Monday at 2436 18th St. NW in Adams Morgan. The blog Junk Food Guy has an early look inside. Check out the menu here. Photo by Chris Shott

Grab Some Cheap Tacos While You Still Can: Adams Morgan Unity Market Prepares To Pack It In

Bad news for fans of Salvadoran street food. Friday is the last day for the Adams Morgan Unity Market. Prince of Petworth has the scoop and Y&H colleague Lydia DePillis confirms the impending closure. Not unlike D.C.'s ever-expanding fleet of food trucks, the makeshift market had drawn the ire of neighboring brick and mortar eateries […]

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 […]

Gut Reaction: Smoke & Barrel’s Spicy Chipotle Honey Butter Doesn’t Suck

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant Smoke & Barrel, Meridian Pint owner John Andrade's new rustic-looking beer, bourbon and barbecue joint, located inside the former top floor of Asylum, opens tonight in Adams Morgan. Last night, Young & Hungry sneaked inside for a […]