Posts Tagged ‘Boxcar Tavern’

Restaurant Group Behind Hawk ’n’ Dove Files for Bankruptcy

The group behind Hawk ’n’ Dove, Molly Malone’s, The Chesapeake Room, and six other restaurants filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday. “Since August, 2013, margins have declined significantly,” said the business’ managing member William Nimmo in a press release. “After careful consideration of available alternatives, we determined that a Chapter 11 filing was a […]

Xavier Cervera Sells Nine Restaurants

Restaurateur Xavier Cervera will no longer be the restaurant king of Capitol Hill. He's selling his nine eateries to a Boston equity firm reportedly headed by his brother, the blog Capitol Hill Corner reports. The restaurants included in the sale: Hawk 'n' Dove, Boxcar Tavern, The Chesapeake Room, Lola's, Pacifico Cantina, Senart's Oyster & Chop […]

Live and Let Dive: Does Renovating a Beloved Bar Mean Quashing Its Charm?

There’s no reason to gloss over the many flaws of the old Hawk ‘n’ Dove, the stalwart Capitol Hill bar that closed in 2011 and reopened under new ownership two weeks ago. The original place was dark and rotting, the smell of urine persistent and legendary, the food just a cut above a frozen tray […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Bad Coupon Deal Edition

The ChurchKey crew's new brewery will be called Bluejacket. [Post] Some photos of the new Bistro Bohem [Washingtonian] More photos of the new Boqueria [HuffPo] Get free cupcakes at Sprinkles. [Prince of Petworth] The suburban tavern with the reality TV makeover gets another makeover.  [Post] The seafood lasagna doesn't suck at Boxcar Tavern. [Roll Call] […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Crêpes-A-Gone-Gone Edition

Crêpes-A-Go-Go, R.I.P. [Prince of Petworth] Carole Greenwood is not making hashish spread at Artisphere next week. Just ''classical French food done in an American way." [Metro Weekly] Mmmm...coffee from a cat's digestive tract. Worst. Sumatra. Blend. Ever. [WaPo] A peek inside Capitol Hill's new Boxcar Tavern. [We Love DC] Is pepper really all it's cracked […]

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 […]

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