Posts Tagged ‘floriana’

Pulpo to Become International Barbecue Restaurant After Hula Girl Pop-Up

Beware of the scuttlebutt. PoPville floated a rumor yesterday that the owners of Sardi's Chicken would be taking over the former Pulpo space in Cleveland Park that's currently playing host to a Hula Girl pop-up to open a second Picca Pollo A La Brasa.  Not true, says Dave Hansen, the director of operations for Tapper Restaurant Group, which owns […]

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 […]

Craft Work: H Street NE’s Original Culinary Gentrifier Reinvents Itself

All sorts of foods go well with beer, and all sorts of brews pair well with food. Spicy hot wings and lukewarm lager? A classic combo. But, chocolate stout-flavored chicken wings? The District’s craft beer craze has officially hopped the suds shark. The dark chocolaty poultry stands out like a greasy black thumb from even […]