Posts Tagged ‘Shaw’

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for [...]

Chef de Cuisine of South Carolina’s McCrady’s to Open Restaurant in D.C.

McCrady's chef de cuisine Jeremiah Langhorne is leaving the nationally renowned Charleston, S.C., restaurant with plans to plant roots in D.C. with a place of his own, Charleston's The Post and Courier reported yesterday. Langhorne tells Y&H he's still looking at locations for the yet-unnamed eatery in Shaw, where he's set to move in November, just after [...]

Mayor Officially Opens Three Shaw Restaurants in One Hour

Maybe running with scissors isn’t a good idea, but what about a leisurely stroll up 9th Street NW with some D.C. politicians and shiny pair of oversized golden clippers? Mayor Vince Gray held a triple ribbon-cutting this afternoon, officially opening three new restaurants, Baby Wale at 1124 9th St. NW, Thally at 1316 9th St. [...]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Restaurateur Xavier Cervera Opening American Bistro in Shaw

Longtime Capitol Hill restaurateur Xavier Cervera sold his nine restaurants, which included Hawk 'n' Dove, The Chesapeake Room, and Molly Malone's, earlier this year. Now, he's establishing roots in Shaw with a new American bistro. A liquor license application for 1209-1213 10th St. NW lists the trade name for the restaurant as The American, although it's unclear [...]

Shaw’s Tavern Gets Its Liquor License, Finally

The new owners of beleaguered boite Shaw's Tavern just announced some big news via Twitter: "We got it. The liquor license is finally in our hands. We will announce the night time opening date soon. Cheers!" For more on the Florida Avenue eatery's long-standing saga over its beverage program, click here and here and here. [...]

Thor Cheston’s Right Proper Brewpub Aiming For Spring 2013 Opening

Back in November, Y&H special malt and hops correspondent Tammy Tuck reported that former Brasserie Beck GM Thor Cheston would be opening his own brewpub, possibly in Shaw or Bloomingdale. Today, the Post chimes in with an update on the project: "He’s got a name, Right Proper Brewpub. He’s got a partner, John Snedden of [...]

Gut Reaction: Bistro Bohem’s Beef Goulash Pretty Much Czechs Out

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant. "This seems pretty legit," my brother, Adam, says. We're sitting at a two-top inside the cozy Bistro Bohem, the new Czech-themed boîte in Shaw, hungrily dipping into a big bowl of beef goulash with bits of bread [...]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fancy-Ass Burgers Edition

D.C. reps BGR: The Burger Joint and Good Stuff Eatery come up short at the South Beach Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Check out the “fancy-ass” burgers at Poste Moderne Brasserie. [BYT] Bryan Voltaggio's new Friendship Heights eatery will be called Range. [WBJ via NBC Washington] Caterer Frederik De Pue is opening a restaurant called Table [...]

Still Without Booze, Shaw’s Tavern Reopens

Now under new management, D.C.'s most infamous dry tavern will resume food service. No, you still can't get booze there. Not yet, anyway. Operators of the languishing saloon Shaw's Tavern announced the reopening on Facebook: "Dear Friends, As we are patiently waiting for our liquor license to be issued we have decided to open our [...]

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