Posts Tagged ‘H Street NE’

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 [...]

Peruvian Restaurant Ocopa Coming to H Street NE

A new restaurant called Ocopa is bringing Peruvian chicken and ceviche to 1324 H St. NE this April.  Leading the kitchen is chef Carlos Delgado, who previously worked at Boveda and The Caucus Room Brasserie and is also one of the masterminds behind the CreamCycle ice cream sandwich bicycles. Delgado is partners in Ocopa with Chicken Tortilla owners [...]

A Murdered Deli Owner Lives On at Heaven & H

It would be easy to forget the gruesome incident that took place a year and a half ago at 701 H St. NE. Sun shines through the corner window of the two-month-old deli and lights up the canary yellow walls. It’s Fish Fry Friday, and a pair of women pull up to the counter window [...]

No New Lease Yet For TruOrleans Space on H Street NE, Eviction Process Ongoing

The building at 4th and H Street NE once home to TruOrleans has been sitting quietly vacant since September when the the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue shut down the restaurant amid a flurry of financial and legal troubles. Rumors started circulating on Twitter last night that a Mediterranean and tapas place would soon [...]

Joe Englert on Whole Foods Coming to H Street NE: “It’s Sad in Some Ways”

Big news for H Street NE today: Whole Foods is coming. The grocery chain plans to build a 39,000 square-foot store below a new apartment complex on H between 6th and 7th streets NE, where Murry's grocery store now sits. It's expected to open in the fall of 2016.  Y&H happened to ask self-described tavern [...]

RedRocks Pizzeria Opens on H Street NE

Between the retractable roof, the suspended “catwalk,” and the indoor-outdoor rooftop bar, RedRocks’ fourth location on H Street NE is so tricked out that, when it soft-opens today, it will become the brand’s flagship location. Though the grand opening isn't until Sept. 5, customers can trickle in for service starting today. (The pizzeria will, however, be [...]

First Look at The Elroy, Opening on H Street NE Tomorrow

Karl Graham, a general contractor and former partner in New York Avenue Beach Bar, opens his new bar The Elroy at 1423 H St. NE tomorrow at 7 p.m. The bar is named after the Jetsons' character, who is painted on the wall with Astro, the dog, downstairs. Some of the more "futuristic" flourishes to go [...]

No Plans for Honey Pig on H Street NE

Sorry, District residents, but it looks like the PoPville "scuttlebutt" about Annandale's popular Honey Pig Gooldaegee Korean Grill coming to H Street NE isn't true. Vince Lee, whose mother Mickey Lee owns the restaurant, tells Y&H that although they've considered D.C. locations in the past, there are no current plans to open anything in D.C., [...]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

BLT Steak gets the Obama bump [ABC News] Our favorite sandwich maker, Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, is being released from the hospital today. Speedy healing, chef! [WaPo] Here's a blast from the past: Bennigan's is staging a comeback in D.C. and elsewhere [Market Watch] The Source's Scott Drewno is cooking at Toki Underground for [...]

Gut Reaction: Red Palace’s ‘Burporken’ Is One Meat Over The Top

Forget the turducken, that notorious chicken stuffed inside duck stuffed inside turkey stuffed inside sportscaster John Madden, among other meat aficionados. The latest triple threat to hit the carnivore scene veers beyond mere nesting birds. I'm referring, of course, to the signature Burporken sandwich at the Red Palace. Just one of eight protein-packed options on [...]