Posts Tagged ‘pop-ups’

Pop-Up Culture: Behind the Scenes in D.C.’s Temporary Bars and Restaurants

Putting together a pop-up is much more complicated than it seems.

How I Spent $288.89 to Picnic With the Guilty Remnant

At Dîner en Blanc, 1,200 people put up with absurd rules, wore white, ate, drank, and danced to European club music. And somehow it was actually fantastic.

Is the Future of D.C. Restaurants in Collaborations?

Mandu could have been mistaken for a hot nightclub with a line of people camped out down the block at 10 p.m. on a recent Friday night. But instead of a bouncer, a host ushered in the crowds. Within 10 minutes, every seat in the Korean restaurant was full, with people two or three deep […]

Maison Dixon vs. Mason Dixie: How to Tell D.C.’s Southern Food Pop-Ups Apart

Two Southern-style pop-ups are coming up this weekend, and they have almost identical names: Maison Dixon and Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. To help avoid any confusion, here's how to tell them apart. Maison Dixon Where: Capitol Lounge, 229 Pennsylvania Ave. SE When: Aug. 9 from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Maison Dixon has held pop-ups monthly all summer. Who's behind it: […]

Pop Up? Pipe Down!

Lost Society, on U Street NW, is normally closed on Monday nights. But on a recent Monday evening, its dining room played host to 18 guests in a somewhat unusual arrangement. Seated around one long communal table, the diners ate dishes like popcorn soup, strawberry pasta, and a Ritz cracker ice cream with warm apple […]