Posts Tagged ‘Mandalay’

From Refugee to Restaurateur, Seng Luangrath Prepares to Open D.C.’s First Laotian Spot

Thip Khao will open in Columbia Heights in early December.

Chaplin Cocktail Bar to Replace Mandalay in Shaw

Actor and comedian Charlie Chaplin is the inspiration for the latest bar heading to Shaw. Bartender brothers Ari and Micah Wilder, along with their partners Armin Amin and Adrian Williams, will open the 1920s-themed Chaplin Cocktail Bar this July in the building previously occupied by Burmese restaurant Mandalay. The Wilder brothers are also part owners of Adams Morgan's Fed […]

Mandalay Will Close Its Shaw Location Later This Week

The Shaw location of Burmese restaurant Mandalay will close after Thursday. Owner Aung Myint says he has to return to Burma to take care of some family businesses, which he did not wish to publicly elaborate on. He says he could be away up a few months or a couple years, though he still owns the restaurant's building at […]

Skip the $70 Tasting Menu, and Try Mandalay’s $20 Brunch

I’ve been to Mandalay’s Shaw outpost about four times now, and every time, the Burmese restaurant has been almost completely empty. I can’t help but think that the place doesn’t draw more crowds because the only dinner option when it initially opened was a seven-course tasting menu for $70. That’s a lot of money for […]

Mandalay Lounge Offers Alternative to $70 Burmese Tasting Menu

Burmese restaurant Mandalay quietly opened the doors of its Shaw location last week. And in addition to the seven-course, reservations-required tasting menu, as of tonight, guests will also be able to sample some of chef Aung Myint's cooking a la carte in the lounge. The lounge, which was initially going to be located on the […]

Mayor Officially Opens Three Shaw Restaurants in One Hour

Maybe running with scissors isn’t a good idea, but what about a leisurely stroll up 9th Street NW with some D.C. politicians and shiny pair of oversized golden clippers? Mayor Vince Gray held a triple ribbon-cutting this afternoon, officially opening three new restaurants, Baby Wale at 1124 9th St. NW, Thally at 1316 9th St. […]

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Try Burmese Restaurant Mandalay in Shaw on Sept. 8

After months of delays, Silver Spring-based Burmese restaurant Mandalay will make its debut in Shaw on Sept. 8. Throughout that Sunday, there will be five seatings for 100 to 150 diners each in which chef Aung Myint will cook a buffet feast of old favorites and new dishes with plenty of vegetarian options for $25 a head […]

Mandalay Opening in Shaw in May With No Menu

Last we heard, the Shaw location of Silver Spring Burmese restaurant Mandalay was supposed to open last October. With construction and permitting delays, chef Aung Myint now tells Y&H he's aiming for mid-May. Myint has also decided to change up the concept: There will be no menu. Instead, diners will come in and specify if […]

Mandalay Burmese Restaurant Opening in Shaw This Fall

After more than three years in the works, Silver Spring Burmese restaurant Mandalay will open a second location at 9th and P streets NW in late October. After Prince of Petworth posted a photo of the building's progress, Y&H followed up with the family-owned restaurant, which is repeatedly ranked among the best cheap eats in the region. Aung Myint, […]