Posts Tagged ‘Rustik Tavern’

Rustik Tavern’s Unusual Take on Neighborhood Grub

The Ward 5 pizza at Rustik Outside, it's a balmy late October evening in Bloomingdale, but inside Rustik Tavern, it feels like a meat locker. It's as if the neighborhood's first watering hole is trying to prepare for winter by cranking up the AC. I'm feeling the need for a parka – or at least […]

Changing Tables: District Taco Ready to Open Brick-and-Mortar Location

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Tynan Coffee & Tea is just weeks away from opening its new location at 1275 First St. NE. A sign in the window has already proclaimed itself as the place with "the best happy hour in NoMa." (Prince of Petworth) Arlington will […]

Changing Tables: Chicago Dogs Headed to D.C.

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Chicago-style hot dogs are on their way to U Street as ChiDogO's gets set to open. (Prince of Petworth) After more than a year of speculation and rumor-mongering, Michel Richard is set to open his French-American bistro, Michel, in the former Maestro […]

The Washington City Paper Beer Issue

The beer can above (*) is an original of the Olde Christian Heurich Brewing Co., the last production brewery to call D.C. home. The brewery closed in 1956 after 83 years in business, the victim of the major beer companies that were harnessing the power of TV to build their empires. But as Lagerhead Tammy […]

Changing Tables: Michel Is Ready to Open at the Ritz in Tysons

Scary: Iron Gate will close on Halloween The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: After more than a year of speculation and rumor-mongering, Michel Richard is set to open his French-American bistro, Michel, in the former Maestro space at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons. Accomplished chef Levi Mezick will lead […]

Tired of the Same Old Spots? Look for These Newbies.

Northern fried chicken wings: coming soon to the Renaissance's Mixx bar. Y&H, as noted by one of our own here at Washington City Paper, is not always so great about keeping you informed about the new eateries in the area — at least not in one lump sum. I'm going to continue that spotty record […]

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