Posts Tagged ‘U Street NW’

Can Ben’s Chili Bowl Expand and Keep Its Soul?

By 3:30 p.m. the day after Ben’s Chili Bowl opened its new location in Rosslyn last week, the line still stretched to the very back of the restaurant. It’d been that way, if not curving down the sidewalk, since 11 a.m., said co-owner Nizam Ali, when a crowd was already waiting for the doors to […]

Prime Opportunity at 14th & U Streets NW?

Interested in opening a brick-and-mortar food business at 14th and U streets NW? Don't think about the southwest corner, where a big redevelopment project is planned. The southeast corner is occupied, and the northeast corner is spoken for, too. As Young & Hungry's colleague Lydia DePillis reports on Housing Complex, there's likely to be an […]

Cursed Corner to Go Glitzy: Local 16 Owner’s New Outpost to Replace Failed Fast-Food Dreams

The northeast corner of 14th and U streets NW was for years a scar on the area's streetscape, even as new construction, renovation, and rehabbing remade the blocks around it, especially in the past decade. As Jackie Kucinich documented in Washington City Paper back in 2007, the corner has had a history of being stuck […]