Posts Tagged ‘Constantine Stavropoulos’

Storm Be Damned, Restaurants Will Serve On

A surprising number of restaurants and bars is staying open despite Metro closings and severe weather warnings. And while restaurateurs say they're playing it by ear, many are die-hards about not closing—no matter what. "I hate closing," says Chef Geoff's Geoff Tracy. "Restaurant people are hardworking people, and they're not looking to stay at home and [...]

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 [...]

Constantine Stavropoulos, a ‘Third Place’ Pioneer, Plans a Fourth

Over the years, Constantine Stavropoulos has pushed the idea of the "third place," an environment that isn't home and that isn't work—a place that's in between. First came Tryst in 1998, followed by The Diner, both on 18th Street NW in Adams Morgan. Then came Open City in Woodley Park in 2005. As Stavropoulos said [...]

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