Posts Tagged ‘Bloomingdale’

Big Bear Cafe Applies For Later Hours

Last call doesn't come quite late enough for the operators of Big Bear Cafe. The trailblazing Bloomingdale coffee shop and restaurant is asking city regulators to let it stay open into the wee hours like other D.C. hotspots. Big Bear currently closes at 11 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends. The restaurant now wants […]

D.C. vs. Philly: A Barista Battle Royale!

Who pours the most artistically frothed latte? The talented baristas here in our nation's capital? Or their counterparts in the capital of Cheese Whiz? We're about to found out. On Oct. 20, java jockeys from D.C. and Philly will face-off in a live-streamed latte art competition. The local component of the contest begins at 8 […]

Boundary Stone Opening Tonight In Bloomingdale

New Bloomingdale boite Boundary Stone, arguably the under-served neighborhood's best hope for a decent meal since the shuttering of beleaguered Shaw Tavern, officially opens its doors tonight at 5 p.m. The menu, available online here, promises farm fresh deviled eggs, a Maryland crab roll and a roasted chicken sandwich made with local brew DC Brau. […]

Quick Feeding: One Good Reason to Tip Your Starbucks Barista

Yes, But Will There Be Customer-Behavior Videos? Silver Spring's Pacci's Neapolitan Pizzeria will be opening up a sibling restaurant in the old General Store space in Forest Glen where Gillian Clark, her fried chicken, and her video production work once found a home. [Eater D.C.] Smoothing Things Over: Oh, Spike Mendelsohn. He is clarifying his […]

Rustik Tavern’s Unusual Take on Neighborhood Grub

The Ward 5 pizza at Rustik Outside, it's a balmy late October evening in Bloomingdale, but inside Rustik Tavern, it feels like a meat locker. It's as if the neighborhood's first watering hole is trying to prepare for winter by cranking up the AC. I'm feeling the need for a parka – or at least […]

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