Posts Tagged ‘tune inn’

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 […]

Return of the Tune Inn: Same Look, Same PBR, Just Fewer Deer Butts

Lisa Nardelli, third-generation owner of Capitol Hill's storied Tune Inn, has done her best to restore the fire-ravaged bar as closely to its original state as possible—save for a few unfortunate deer butts. The popular 64-year-old watering hole is expected to reopen on Friday, provided it gets the green light from city inspectors. Part of […]

Fire-Ravaged Tune Inn Reopens Friday

Four months after a kitchen fire, Capitol Hill's storied Tune Inn is scheduled to reopen for business at 8 a.m. sharp on Friday, Nov. 4. Full details in press release form below:

No Joke: Comedians Host Benefit for Tune Inn

Employees of charred Capitol Hill institution the Tune Inn will benefit from not one but two charity fundraisers. Beyond Friday's benefit, another one, featuring the musings of local comics, is scheduled for next week at neighboring watering hole Capitol Lounge—an apt location, given the previous fires at that place. Full details after the jump.

Turn Out for the Tune Inn: Post-Fire Fundraiser Planned for July 15

Supporters of iconic Capitol Hill hangout the Tune Inn have organized a fundraiser to benefit employees not covered by insurance in the wake of a devastating June fire at the venue. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., July 15, at the American Legion Post 8, located at 224 D St. […]

Tune Inn Won’t Turn On Again Until Summer Drops Out

Tune Inn owner Lisa Nardelli tells WTOP that she "expects the bar will be shut down for the summer, perhaps for up to 10 weeks," following last week's devastating fire at the iconic Capitol Hill watering hole. Nardelli pegs the damages at "hundreds of thousands of dollars." WTOP takes a peek inside the disaster zone: […]

Cleanup Begins at Storied Capitol Hill Watering Hole, the Tune Inn

The rustic but iconic storefront was all boarded up last night with a sign posted from owner Lisa Nardelli (pictured) encouraging volunteers to help pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Wednesday's kitchen fire at the Tune Inn on Capitol Hill. The Hill is Home has a rundown of all the media coverage of […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: How Powerful Is Minibar Really?

Dishes We Dug: Maine-style lobster roll (pictured) at Luke's Lobster; baked beans with burnt ends at Hill Country; chapulines (sautéed grasshoppers) at Oyamel; fried zeppoles with rum crème anglaise at Policy. Dishes We Didn't: Slow cooked beef brisket on a potato roll at The Diner–dry enough to qualify as jerky. Venues Notably Missing From City […]

Quick Feeding: Best Deer Butt Bar in America

Classy Superlatives: Capitol Hill's historic Tune Inn earns a mention on Esquire's list of "Best Bars In America." Owner Lisa Nardelli credits the lack of pretense. We credit the mounted deer butts. [The Feast] Hankerin' For Humidity: Hitchin' up to Hill Country, Y&H alum Todd Kliman prefers his brisket "moist"—"a synonym for fatty, [this] is […]

Food News You Can Use: Demon Alcohol Edition

Let's not examine why Y&H has liquor on the brain at this hour. Let's just review some of the latest in firewater news. Montgomery County is thinking it may not feel so blue on Sundays anymore. [DCist] Tune Inn on Capitol Hill slathered on the pomade for its moment in the spotlight. [Washingtonian's Best Bites […]