Posts Tagged ‘Dino Tapper’

Hula Girl Pops Up in Cleveland Park

If you can’t escape the snow to Hawaii, there’s always this: The Hula Girl food truck begins a pop-up at Cleveland Park’s Pulpo tonight. Hula Girl chef/owner Mikala Brennan will serve up Hawaiian staples like Spam musubi and a poke of the day as starters. Plate lunches ($12-$15) include Kalua pork and cabbage, hula-hula chicken, and […]

Federal Restaurant and Lounge Now Open in Adams Morgan

Floriana and Pulpo owner Dino Tapper has teamed up with local mixologists (and brothers) Ari and Micah Wilder to open Federal in Adams Morgan. The trio has known each other since their middle school days. The modern American restaurant has two spaces—Fed Restaurant on the street level and Federal Lounge downstairs. Chef Scott Perry, who most recently worked at Pulpo, is now […]

Octopus Fish Tank and Pasta-less Pasta at Pulpo

Floriana owner Dino Tapper recently soft-opened a new Spanish tapas-inspired restaurant called Pulpo in Cleveland Park. But he hopes it won't be just another small plates place. It’ll have some quirky twists too, especially after the grand opening later this month. Here's what to expect: An “octopus garden”: Pulpo infused its name—which mean octopus in […]