Posts Tagged ‘Mt. Vernon Square’

Tom Power’s New Place Is Either A Dive, A Faux Speakeasy, Or Both

“It’ll be a mishmash of things somewhere in between Stoney’s and the Passenger.” —Corduroy owner Tom Power, describing the concept of his forthcoming casual eatery in Shaw now called Herringbone (formerly called Velour: "there was a movie about a porn star, Monica Velour, so I thought we may want to change it," he explains) to […]

No Babysitter? No Problem: LivingSocial Will Bring Kushi To You

D.C.-based LivingSocial is launching a new concept this week called "Room Service," which brings upscale dining to your front door—"complete with real dishes, candles and cloth napkins." Dow Jones' All Things Digital blog has the scoop. Beginning Thursday, Kushi in Mt. Vernon Square will serve as the guinea pig of the new delivery service, offering […]

Your Tax Bill Is Getting Cold: Late Payments Prompted Kushi Closure

Reporting for WaPo, Y&H alum Tim Carman gets the scoop on Kushi's tax troubles, which prompted city officials to abruptly shutter the izakaya eatery over the weekend. Co-owners Darren Lee Norris and Ari Kushimoto Norris admit to sending in their monthly $10,000 checks to the D.C. government a bit later than their repayment plan allows. […]

Lava Rocks, Chicken Wire, Beer Foam: Some New Things to Expect at R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24

Back in early May, chef R.J. Cooper was pretty much set on the menu for his experimental eatery in an alley, Rogue 24. He told me as much during a preview of the planned 24-course extravaganza in New York. Two months of construction delays and several choice words for Pepco later, the Rogue Toque has […]