Posts Tagged ‘theft’

Get Rose’s Luxury’s “Fuck Perfect” Sign Without Stealing It

If you haven't read it yet, this week's Y&H column delves into why diners steal just about everything—silverware, posters, bar stools—from restaurants and bars. One recent victim: Rose's Luxury, which lost the framed "fuck perfect" sign in its upstairs restroom last week. Along with the neon "awesome" sign down stairs (don't worry, it's still there), […]

Why Can’t People Stop Stealing From D.C.’s Restaurants?

Peter Ogburn’s life of crime began with a copper mug stuffed down his pants. The radio producer was drinking a Moscow mule at the bar at Senart’s Oyster and Chop House not long after its 2011 opening when the impulse struck him: He’d always wanted one of the shiny cups but had no idea where […]

Copper Mug Theft Epidemic Sweeps D.C.

Yesterday, Y&H took a look at the theft of nearly all of Bar Pilar's copper mugs and the extreme measures manager Jonathan Fain has considered to protect them. It turns out the problem is far more rampant than that. Washington's kleptos seem to have a thing for copper mugs. Theft forced Black Jack to stop serving drinks out […]

Terasol Wants Its Mini Eiffel Tower Back

Sacre bleu! Someone has snatched the four-foot statue of the Eiffel Tower that normally stands outside the Parisian-style pastry joint Terasol in Chevy Chase. In a post to the neighborhood email list, proprietor Sabrina Ousmaal describes the perpetrator of this "bold daytime theft" as a "young man ... blond with a blue and white striped […]