Posts Tagged ‘expansion’

DC Brau Temporarily Closes Tasting Room For Brewery Expansion

First the bad news: DC Brau is closing its tasting room after May 17. The good news? It's only temporary. The brewery is shutting down to the public only so it can install six new tanks. The expansion will increase DC Brau's brewing capacity by nearly 50 percent. The tasting room will only be closed […]

Can Ben’s Chili Bowl Expand and Keep Its Soul?

By 3:30 p.m. the day after Ben’s Chili Bowl opened its new location in Rosslyn last week, the line still stretched to the very back of the restaurant. It’d been that way, if not curving down the sidewalk, since 11 a.m., said co-owner Nizam Ali, when a crowd was already waiting for the doors to […]

Oyamel Expansion Opens Friday With Butterflies Everywhere (Updated)

Grabbing a blood orange margarita at Oyamel will soon require a little less elbowing toward the bar. José Andrés' mod-Mex Penn Quarter restaurant opens its expanded bar and dining room this Thursday. (UPDATE: The opening has been pushed back to Friday.) The new space, designed by Georgetown-based architecture and design firm Hapstak and Demetriou, adds 42 additional […]

Granville Moore’s Looking to Expand This Fall. The Only Question Is, Which Way?

Historically during the weekends, the wait at Granville Moore's has bordered on the absurd or, to put it in more recent terms, on the lobster truck-esque. Some folks willingly wander around the Atlas District for two hours or more in order to secure a table at chef Teddy Folkman's moules frites emporium. Which is the […]