Posts Tagged ‘Public Bar’

Sauf Haus Bier Hall Opens in Dupont Circle This Week

The owners of Public Bar are expanding next door with an upscale German-ish tavern called Sauf Haus Bier Hall. It will open above Shake Shack on July 24. The two-story bar with a 2,000-square-foot rooftop patio will have 16 beers on tap, plus some cans and bottles, predominantly from Germany and elsewhere in Europe. Sauf Haus's website boasts: "Gone […]

Restaurant TV Shows We Hope to See Soon

Earlier this week, Washingtonian revealed that restaurateurs Todd and Ellen Gray of Equinox and Watershed are working with a local TV producer to pitch a reality show competition for restaurant designers. We've got some better ideas for local restaurant-centric TV series: Buns of Anarchy Five Guys join a motorcycle gang, trafficking fry sauce and stopping […]

The Stadium Club Combines Steaks and Strippers

The Stadium Club isn't the first strip joint — oh, I can feel the owner cringing now about the use of that cheap term — to inject  steakhouse sophistication into a business of peddling another kind of flesh. I used to live in Houston, otherwise known as the Strip Joint Capital of the Free World, […]

Sushi Rock Scheduled to Open Next Month in Former Yaku Space

With its Spinal Tap-like logo, Sushi Rock will share one other trait with the 1984 rockumentary: faux rawk-star glamor. The new concept from the folks behind Public Bar will mix Japanese cuisine with American rock 'n' roll in an environment that Tony Hudgins, a managing partner for Public Group, says will make diners feel like […]

Yaku to Close and Turn into a Rock ‘n’ Roll/Sushi Concept

Yaku to swim with the (raw) fishes We interrupt Y&H's Home Cooking Day to pass along this news: Yaku, the Latin Concept restaurant dedicated to chifa cuisine and other Peruvian specialties, will close in January and reopen as a rock 'n' roll/sushi establishment. Mauricio Fraga-Rosenfeld, founder of the Latin Concepts group of fashionable restaurant/lounges, tells […]