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"If you want to sit down and crush 10, go ahead," says co-owner Justin Abad.
Pop’s SeaBar will have plenty of boardwalk classics—fried oyster sandwiches, peel ’n’ eat shrimp—when it opens in Adams Morgan on Sept. 4. The sister restaurant to Cashion’s Eat Place will also have one treat that really should have caught on much sooner: the ice cream sandwich luge. Basically, it works like this: You get an ice cream sandwich. […]
Cashion's Eat Place owners John Manolatos and Justin Abad are taking over the just-shuttered Taan Noodles space next door to open a shore-inspired spot called Pop's Seabar this fall. The casual no-reservations restaurant and bar takes inspiration from the seafood shacks that both owners frequented during summers spent with their families at the beach—the Eastern Shore […]
When Constantine Stavropoulos first opened Tryst in Adams Morgan, he couldn’t figure out why the wall-mounted sink in the men’s restrooms kept breaking. “I was really going crazy, like what is going on here?” he recalls. Then he came across a website—he doesn’t remember which—that listed Tryst’s restrooms as a hotspot for, well, trysts. “I […]
Ask just about anyone in the restaurant industry about Restaurant Week, and you're likely to hear a groan. The promotion often means kitchen and wait staff are stressed and frantic as their dining rooms become overcrowded. Meanwhile, some restaurant workers and owners refer to it as Amateur Week, because of the novice diners who come […]
The future home of AM Wine Shoppe Justin Abad, the co-owner and general manager of Cashion's Eat Place, calls the AM Wine Shoppe his solo project. Is that to say, then, that the gourmet wine/antipasti shop in the former Skynear space is your John Lennon, break-away moment? "Yes, but the Beatles will always be my […]