Posts Tagged ‘miles gray’

Smith Public Trust Opens in Brookland

Brookland is becoming a pretty hip destination to drink these days. Following the recent opening of Brookland's Finest and soon to be joined by a new bar from the owners of Meridian Pint comes a low-key restaurant and bar called Smith Public Trust from Smith Commons founder Miles Gray. The space, which previously belonged to a number of Catholic University bars […]

Smith Commons Owner to Open Restaurant in Brookland

Smith Commons is getting a "cooler younger sister" called Smith Public Trust later this year in Brookland. The latest restaurant from owner Miles Gray, located at 3514 12th St. NE, will be an all-day neighborhood eatery open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and longer on weekends. Gray envisions it as a place where people […]

Nice Pair: Two New Restaurants Are Bringing Chef Frederik de Pue Into the Spotlight

There’s hardly a thing inside Table that chef Frederik de Pue hasn’t touched with his own hands. Sitting on the wooden bench he designed that spans the length of the new Shaw restaurant, he describes how he conceived everything from the layout of the dining room, with its nowhere-to-hide open kitchen and fresh herbs hanging […]

Mouth Off: One Foodie Question, Five Foodie Answers

If Santa stopped to eat and drink in D.C., where would he go? Brandon Skall Co-founder, DC Brau “I think he would stop at Boundary Stone Public House. Not only do they serve some great beer, but the boys who run the place are quite full of holiday cheer. There is a special holiday eggnog […]

The President Ate Here: What Happens When Barack Obama Dines Out?

It was just after 1 p.m. on a recent Friday when the rumors began to circulate that a VIP guest was coming. Before long, police had blocked off a section of H Street NE, and a big white tent appeared in front of Smith Commons. Crowds swarmed around the edge of the barrier taking photos. […]

Coming Next Week to H St.: Smith Commons

The H Street NE corridor will soon have a new one-of-a-kind dining and drink destination inspired by something pretty ordinary and average. The Smith in Smith Commons is, according to the restaurant, "the most common surname in the United States, the UK and Australia. Although the name was originally given to those who worked with […]

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