Posts Tagged ‘Tackle Box’

Defensive Tackle: The Messiest Restaurant Dispute in Georgetown Keeps Getting Messier

Last Thursday, lawyers for Bandolero and Tackle Box, their Georgetown landlord, and a neighboring property owner sat down for a mandatory mediation meeting in an attempt to reach a compromise over clashes that go back nearly two years. At stake: the restaurants’ ability to sell alcohol, which is critical to their survival. The landlord, 2441 […]

Landlord Wants to Evict Tackle Box and Bandolero

The landlord of Tackle Box and Bandolero is trying to give both Georgetown restaurants the boot in a messy legal battle that has dragged on for nearly a year. 2441 Bond St. Equities LLC, which owns the adjoining properties of 3241 and 3245 M streets NW, filed a series of lawsuits against restaurateur Jonathan Umbel and […]

What To Eat Tonight: Lamb Sopes at Tackle Box-Turned-Bandolero Pop-Up

Maybe you missed your last shot to preview Top Chef alum and recent City Paper cover boy Mike Isabella's forthcoming Mexican restaurant Bandolero. Here's to second chances. Tonight, the Graffiato toque kicks-off another series of pop-up dinners at Tackle Box in Cleveland Park. Choose your own gustatory adventure from a sprawling menu of taquitos (crab, […]

Mike Isabella Is Cooking Up Another Bandolero Pop-Up

In case you missed his earlier pop-up, Top Chef alum and recent Washington City Paper cover boy Mike Isabella is hosting another preview of his forthcoming Mexican concept Bandolero later this month. This time, the series of five-course, $65-per-person dinners, running April 19 through May 4, will take place at Tackle Box in Cleveland Park. […]

Tackle Box Reopens In Georgetown

Five months after a fire ravaged the joint, Tackle Box is back in business in Georgetown. The restaurant announced its somewhat delayed reopening on Tuesday via Twitter: "We are so glad to be back up and running in Georgetown!" The same blaze also took out adjacent sustainable seafood spot Hook, which proprietor Jonathan Umbel, who […]

Scorched Tackle Box Not Quite Ready For Mid-November Reopening

The fire-ravaged Tune Inn may have fully recovered from its burns, but another scorched D.C. eatery still has some healing to do. Georgetown's Tackle Box, the victim of a June fire, had been aiming to reopen on Nov. 15, according to a sign recently spotted in the window by Prince of Petworth. But a rep […]

Mixed Veggies: Is The Nation’s Capital A Meatless Mecca? Also, Throwing Tomatoes at Graffiato

Quick hits on the meatless beat We're Number One! LivingSocial, the D.C.-based daily deals site, surveyed 20 major cities and concluded that D.C.'s "preference" for vegetarian and vegan restaurants ranks number one.  Although a closer look at the data reveals that our "high" veg-status remains low overall compared to other tastes: eight percent described their […]

Hook and Tackle Box Closed ‘Indefinitely’ After Fire

Y&H just received an official statement from Jonathan Umbel, owner of Georgetown eateries Tackle Box and Hook, both damaged by fire on Wednesday: The cause of today's fire in Georgetown behind Hook and Tackle Box restaurants is yet to be determined. It is believed that the fire started outside of Hook in the loading dock, however […]

‘Pretty Significant’ Damage at Hook, Fire Official Says

D.C. Fire and EMS spokesperson Pete Piringer says Hook restaurant sustained "pretty significant" damage as a result of a two-alarm blaze at the Georgetown seafood joint on Wednesday afternoon, adding, "I’m sure they’ll be closed for a while." That description somewhat differs from an earlier account given by a rep for the restaurant, who downplayed […]

Fire at Hook in Georgetown: Tackle Box, Saloun Damaged [UPDATED]

WJLA-TV reports that firefighters have squelched a two-alarm fire at Hook restaurant in Georgetown: "There were no injures reported in the blaze, which was contained within about 15 minutes. The Tackle Box and Saloun, two nearby establishments, suffered water and smoke damage. M Street is shut down for about four blocks in the area." D.C. […]