Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Hill’

Godfather’s Pizza Mogul Herman Cain Tries Seventh Hill’s Pies For A Change

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain was spotted at Capitol Hill pizzeria Seventh Hill on Sunday. The former CEO of Godfather's Pizza had just finished up an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" and showed up at the 7th Street SE pizza place for an interview and photo shoot for GQ. No word on what he […]

Ass To Mouth: Art Smith Likes It, But Would You Eat Donkey?

Art Smith, owner of Capitol Hill's Art and Soul restaurant and former personal chef to celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey, has drawn the ire of at least one donkey lover with his comments about the surprising deliciousness of the four-legged mammal. On page 115 of the latest issue of National Geographic Traveler in the […]

Here’s One For The Scrapple Book: Hawk ‘n’ Dove, R.I.P. (1967-2011)

Capitol Hill bid goodbye to longstanding neighborhood institution Hawk 'n' Dove over the weekend. The Hill offers a proper eulogy, complete with quotes from U.S. Rep Barney Frank, as well as long-time proprietor Stuart Long, who calls the closure "the end of my adult life."  After learning that the lease on the property would be […]

The ‘G-Man’ at Mangialardo and Sons: D.C.’s Quintessential Sandwich

The good folks at GOOD asked Young & Hungry to nominate one sandwich that best represents D.C. for the magazine's forthcoming map of the best creations on bread, state by state. Y&H put the question to readers. You guys overwhelmingly endorsed the "G-man" (pictured) at Mangialardo and Sons on Capitol Hill. A solid nomination. This […]

Sonoma Guys Fork Over Blue Ridge Space To Glover Park Neighbor Town Hall

Eli Hengst, co-owner of Capitol Hill's pioneering wine bar Sonoma, informs Young & Hungry that he and partner Jared Rager have reached an agreement with Five Glovers Group, owners of Town Hall, to take over their lease and liquor license at the former Blue Ridge restaurant in Glover Park. "Jared and I believe Five Glovers—given […]

No Bistro, Refurbished Hawk ‘n’ Dove Will Remain A Saloon

Goodbye, bay windows. Hello, French doors. Neighborhood blog The Hill Is Home reports on the proposed renovations to historic Capitol Hill watering hole Hawk 'n' Dove. New owner Xavier Cervera presented his plans to a committee of the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B on Tuesday. Among the planned changes:  (a) upstairs rooms, which Cervera describes […]

The Sauce Remains The Same: A Taste of Old Times at Capitol Lounge

"The heat really slows you down,” a victorious Jay Gorman declared after devouring a total of 53 chicken wings in 10 minutes to take the top prize at the first annual "Fire Breathing Wing Eating contest" on Tuesday night at Capitol Lounge. (Cloture Club has more on the contest here.) The charity event, benefiting the […]

Hawk ‘n’ Dove Sold! New Owner Xavier Cervera Plans Total Renovation

Iconic Capitol Hill watering hole Hawk 'n' Dove has been sold. Xavier Cervera, owner of Barracks Row eateries Chesapeake Room, Molly Malone’s, and Senart’s Oyster and Chop House, has purchased the business from longstanding proprietor Stuart Long. The forthcoming September issue of Hill Rag has the scoop. Cervera tells the Rag that the old Hawk […]

The Real Winner of Washington’s Debt Debate: Armand’s Pizza

CNN's Eatocracy blog checks in with Ron Neumeyer, co-owner of Armand's Pizza on Capitol Hill, which saw an uptick in sales over many recent late nights of debt-ceiling debate in Congress. "Pizza seems to be the food of choice when they are arguing," says Neumeyer. "It's nice to be kind of in the buzz and […]

Talk About Terroir: Capitol Hill Wine Merchants Apply for Marijuana Cultivation Permit

The owners of popular Capitol Hill wine and spirits shop Schneider's (the best liquor store in the District, according to City Paper readers) are among the many applicants vying for a city license to cultivate cannabis under the District's new medical marijuana law, according to an article in the Washington Times: