Posts Tagged ‘espresso’

Lot 38 Espresso Bar Challenges Starbucks’ Supremacy at D.C.’s Navy Yard

Yung Park used to run a liquor store in Southwest D.C. Now he's serving up a more stimulating type of liquid refreshment. "People want something different than Starbucks," says Park, proprietor of the new Lot 38 Espresso Bar, which opened this week next door to the Courtyard Marriott in Southeast's Navy Yard neighborhood. Park's place, […]

Bellevue, Wash. Residents Steamed About Hot Bikini Baristas

The bikini-clad baristas at Knotty Bodies Espresso have really steamed the milk of some residents in Bellevue, Wash., who want to shut the place down for daring to expose the kiddies to G-strings, butt cheeks, and sexy outfits from Victoria's Secret.  (Did they not think of the "stupidity" argument?) The city council is sympathetic but can't do much until civic ordinances […]

Chinatown Coffee Co. Opened for Business Today

The irrepressible Nick Cho has found a new home, and it's at Chinatown Coffee Co., which just opened today at 475 H Street NW (which, technically, may be outside the formal boundaries of Chinatown). The shop is actually owned by Max and Katie Brown, a pair of "recovering attorneys" who decided to hire Cho, the […]