Posts Tagged ‘Georgetown’

Indian-Style Lamb, Steak With Grits: Things to Expect at Unum, Opening Tonight

To say that the fate of new Georgetown eatery Unum hinged entirely on the outcome of U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's 2010 election campaign is probably overstating things. But, sort of, anyway. At the time, chef Phillip Blane and wife Laura Schiller were shopping for restaurant spaces. Blane, a former sous chef at Todd Gray's Equinox, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Occupy Pizza Edition

Bring your best lawn chair: the first 50 customers in line at K Street's new Fuel Pizza on Wednesday get free food for a year. Here's a peek inside. [WTOP, Dining Bisnow] More pizzeria news: a new Neapolitan eatery and craft beer spot called Menomale is opening in Brookland. [Prince of Petworth] We're No. 3! […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Really Funky Spot Edition

What does D.C.'s food truck saga say about the state of business in America? [Forbes] New food truck regulations will be published in the D.C. Register on Jan. 20. [HuffPo via WaPo] Chipotle boss Steve Ells has "a really funky spot" in mind for D.C.'s second ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen. [The Daily Meal] Georgetown Candy […]

Free Froyo! Giveaways Today at Georgetown’s New Pinkberry

The latest outpost of the rapidly expanding Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain opens Friday in Georgetown. On Thursday, the staff is handing out free samples of the stuff to all passersby from noon until 4 p.m. The first 500 in line are also expected to receive a complimentary cupcake from that neighboring tourist-magnet bakery you might […]

Tackle Box Reopens In Georgetown

Five months after a fire ravaged the joint, Tackle Box is back in business in Georgetown. The restaurant announced its somewhat delayed reopening on Tuesday via Twitter: "We are so glad to be back up and running in Georgetown!" The same blaze also took out adjacent sustainable seafood spot Hook, which proprietor Jonathan Umbel, who […]

Some Asshole Just Dropped $1,000 On A Sundae

If the potential sale of a $58 gold-flaked burger at BLT Steak wasn't nauseating enough amid the current dire economic climate, consider the news that Georgetown's new palace of prissiness, Serendipity 3, has managed to get some well-heeled fool to spend $1,000 on a sundae. Eater, via Prince of Petworth, relays the disturbing report from […]

Mike Isabella On Shuttling Between Chinatown and Georgetown

"I actually just bought a Honda Ruckus scooter, and I plan on riding back and forth between both locations. You know, some days I’ll be at one restaurant in the a.m. and lunch, some days I’ll be there in the p.m., but I plan on being at both restaurants."—Chef Mike Isabella, talking to The Georgetowner […]

Hooked! Mike Isabella Is, In Fact, Georgetown-Bound, After All

Well, that was fast. Earlier this morning, Graffiato's Mike Isabella brushed aside the rumor that he would be opening a new eatery inside the fire-ravaged former Hook restaurant in Georgetown. Now, mere hours later, he confirms that, yes, the whole thing is true: Bandolero will be the name of the place. Why deny the truth […]

More Mike Isabella Gossip: Graffiato Guy Linked to Georgetown’s Hook

In town for the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertainment Show over the weekend, comely kitchen vixen Giada De Laurentiis dished up some tantalizing D.C. restaurant gossip, telling Endless Simmer's Russell Warnick: “Georgetown needs some better food gosh darn it, and I hear that [Graffiato's] Mike [Isabella]’s gonna open up a place there, a Spanish/Mexican food place. […]

Scorched Tackle Box Not Quite Ready For Mid-November Reopening

The fire-ravaged Tune Inn may have fully recovered from its burns, but another scorched D.C. eatery still has some healing to do. Georgetown's Tackle Box, the victim of a June fire, had been aiming to reopen on Nov. 15, according to a sign recently spotted in the window by Prince of Petworth. But a rep […]