Posts Tagged ‘Hogo’

Hogo Begins Serving Jewish Deli Fare Tonight

Goodbye Hawaiian diner, hello Jewish deli. Hogo's new guest chef, Renee Peres, begins serving white fish and brisket sandwiches at the rum bar tonight. Peres works in real estate but has hosted a number of Jewish deli food pop-ups around town over the past year. She says her grandfather owned a grocery store in southeast […]

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Freezing? Try Hogo’s Loggerhead-Heated Rum Flip

This cold weather calls for a super hot drink. And there is none hotter than Hogo's Rum Flip, which is heated with a long metal rod known as a loggerhead. The $12 colonial-inspired cocktail is made with 3 Stars Brewing Company's Pandemic Porter, a brown sugar simple syrup, and Batavia Arrack rum, which is distilled in […]

The Tiki Gods Have Hogo’s Back

Opening a restaurant can be a very spiritual business. Some people bring in priests or Buddhist lamas, while others use candles and crystals. At Hogo, a Tiki god watches over. Tom Brown, co-owner of the restaurant and rum bar opening at 5 p.m. tonight at 1017 7th St. NW, says he can be a superstitious […]

Will The Passenger and Hogo Be Displaced by New Development?

Housing Complex reporter Aaron Wiener reports the startling news this afternoon that The Passenger and soon-to-open rum bar and restaurant Hogo could close in a year to make room for a development from the Douglas Development Corporation. Douglas is under contract to buy the properties and a string of storefronts along 7th Street, says the company's Paul […]

The Passenger Owners to Open Rum Bar and Restaurant Called Hogo

It's no secret that The Passenger co-owner Tom Brown loves the beach. After all, he shipped in 70 tons of sand for New York Avenue Beach Bar and has turned Tiki Tuesday into one of The Passenger's most popular nights. Hogo, his new spot coming to 1017 7th St. NW, will also have an island […]