Posts Tagged ‘Columbia Heights’

Bangkok Golden Owner to Open Laotian Restaurant in Columbia Heights

Bangkok Golden chef and owner Seng Luangrath will open Thip Khao, a sister spot to her Falls Church Laotian restaurant, in Columbia Heights this September. Luangrath doesn't want to reveal the exact address yet because another restaurant is still operating there. "We do have a lot of customers actually coming from D.C.," Luangrath says. "When I started serving Lao food, I […]

Maple to Expand Into Former Columbia Heights Coffee Space

Maple in Columbia Heights will soon double in size and start taking reservations. PoPville first reported that the wine bar and restaurant is expanding into the next door space that previously belonged to Columbia Heights Coffee. Lori Robertson, who owns the restaurant with her husband Eric Gronning, tells Y&H the new space will allow Maple […]

Kangaroo Boxing Club? PORC Guys Explain Their New Restaurant’s Name

The operators of the popular food truck Purveyors of Rolling Cuisine (PORC, for short) have announced the name of their forthcoming restaurant in Columbia Heights. Kangaroo Boxing Club, it will be called. OK then. The explanation is "too long to explain" via Twitter, according to proprietors Josh Saltzman and Trent Allen. Thankfully, the antiquated technology of […]

PORC Truck Guys Opening a Real Restaurant in Columbia Heights

Add the crew behind the popular Purveyors of Rolling Cuisine (PORC) mobile to the growing list of local food truck operators who are also opening a more traditional brick-and-mortar-style restaurant, too. A rep for PORC founders Josh Saltzman and Trent Allen tells Y&H that the pair are partnering with fellow University of Michigan alum Chris […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Virgin Sangria Edition

Rumor du jour: Cava Mezze could be coming to Columbia Heights [Prince of Petworth] José Andrés' new D.C. food truck, Pepe, will serve six kinds of flautas and one kind of sangria: the non-alcoholic kind. [Eater DC] Looking for someone to blame for the demise of Capital City Diner? Look no farther than scandal-scarred politico […]

Sticky Fingers’ Cupcake Wars Win Is Your Rum-Frosted Gain

D.C. cupcake makers just can't seem to escape the national spotlight.  Last night, Sticky Fingers bakery (City Paper readers' pick for "D.C.'s Best Vegan Restaurant 2011") won Food Network’s Cupcake Wars All-Stars. If you were hungry to taste the victorious vegan treats, well, you're in luck. The Columbia Heights bakery will be selling the four […]

More Room At Room 11: Tiny Eatery Takes Over Adjacent Retailer

Cozy Columbia Heights boîte and newbie brunch spot Room 11 has managed to snag some much needed extra elbow room. The owners announced Tuesday that they have signed a lease to take over the adjoining ex-Jeans 'n' Things space and expect to fully incorporate the added square footage by the summer. Neighborhood blog New Columbia […]

PETA Honors D.C.’s Sticky Fingers Vegan Bakery

The animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has named D.C.'s Sticky Fingers vegan bakery (City Paper readers' pick for "D.C.'s Best Vegan Restaurant 2011") as a finalist for its annual Libby Awards. "Libby," in this case, is apparently short for "liberation." The awards "honor animal-friendly people and products," according to a […]

D.C. Beer Bar Red Derby Honored For Its Cheapness

Columbia Heights hangout Red Derby (one-time sipping ground for City Paper's dearly departed Beerspotter, Orr Shtuhl) earns a spot on Buzzfeed's Top 10 list of "The Cheapest Bars in the Most Expensive Cities." Praised for its "[g]reat selection of beer + awesome prices," the Derby is ranked No. 9 in the national standings, one slot above […]

Cocktail Geeks Will Get Their Own Bar At Tryst 4.0

Washingtonian gathers some early intel on the yet-unnamed, 200-seat, 24-hour restaurant and coffeehouse expected to open in Columbia Heights next spring from Constantine Stavropoulos, owner of Tryst, The Diner and Open City. Expect cheap wines, including some from a keg, as well as a special eight to 10-seat back bar reserved strictly for cocktail aficionados […]