Posts Tagged ‘James “Tru” Redding’

What the Hell Is Going on With TruOrleans?

Eric Tollar of Mate Lounge sent out a series of tweets over the weekend announcing that the H Street NE space previously inhabited by TruOrleans was on its way to becoming a new American-Mediterranean restaurant. @PoPville 400 h street NE property acquired. (Formally TruOrleans) Looking to open in early-mid June. Concept announcement soon! — Eric […]

Let The Bad Times Roll: H Street NE’s Most Hated Restaurant Closes After Tax Troubles, Lawsuits, and a Food Fight

Just before midnight on July 19, a dispute erupted at TruOrleans on H Street NE over whether a large party was overcharged for its margarita-heavy tab, which totaled about $1,000. “Fuck this bill,” one patron in a teal tank top told a manager as the group started to leave, the manager says in a report […]

D.C. Tax Office Shuts Down TruOrleans on H Street NE

H Street NE Cajun/creole restaurant TruOrleans has faced a litany of troubles this year—from a liquor license protest to multiple lawsuits from vendors to potential eviction from its landlord. But unpaid D.C. sales and use taxes ultimately shut down the restaurant today. ANC commissioner Mark Eckenwiler tweeted a photo of a suspension notice posted outside […]