Posts Tagged ‘Woodley Park’

Bar Civita Opens In Woodley Park Today With Homemade Pastas and Charcuterie

The restaurant replaces Murphy's Irish pub.

Homemade Jerky, Veggie ‘French Dip,’ Keg Wine: Things To Expect at District Kitchen, Opening Tonight

"This is what I've been waiting for," Drew Trautmann says. And waiting. And waiting. Finally, after months of delay, the former Sonoma and Mendocino chef's brand-spankin' new District Kitchen opens for business at 5 p.m. sharp tonight in Woodley Park. Eater DC has the full opening menu. Y&H called up Trautmann to chat about some […]

Drew Trautmann’s District Kitchen On Track To Open By Christmas

Maybe you've noticed the new three-starred signage in the window—or, more strikingly, the sudden disappearance of the old pink and purple facade at the old Jandara space in Woodley Park. Chef Drew Trautmann's new District Kitchen is inching ever closer to opening. "We're supposed to get a health inspection on Friday," the former Mendocino and […]

Due Ristorante: Sorriso Clan To Open Cafe Sorriso in 2012

The family behind Cleveland Park's homey Italian eatery Sorriso is expanding its tasty offerings to nearby Woodley Park with a new project: Cafe Sorriso on Calvert Street NW. Isabella Polles, daughter of Sorriso patriarch Pietro Polles, will manage the new restaurant alongside her brother, Stefano Polles. After years of taking their cues from Papa Polles—occasional […]

Drew Trautmann Plans D.C. Version of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Former Mendocino and Sonoma chef Drew Trautmann is opening his own place in Woodley Park called District Kitchen. WaPo's Tom Sietsema has the scoop. Trautmann's planned 75-seat eatery will take over the space currently occupied by the Thai-themed Jandara at 2606 Connecticut Ave. NW. Trautmann's rustic and "real simple" concept will be modeled after Baltimore's […]

Quick Feeding: Lancaster Eats Coming to 14th Street

Lancaster County Connection: Do you like Amish- and Mennonite-prepared food? Then get ready to live less simply. "The farmers and manufacturers of food in Lancaster have really been stepping it up in quality recently to move beyond 'Dutchy' fare, and are providing high-end products that meet the standards of more discerning customers in urban environments." […]

Where Can You Bet on Fake Horses And Eat a Bulgogi Rice Wrap?

A decade ago while working at an internship at a business newspaper in downtown Detroit, I would sometimes combine my regular weekly research outings at U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan with a quick lunchtime trip through the Greektown Casino to play the slots. It was a fun, money-sucking diversion from the […]

Quick Feeding: Haggis Lovers, Rejoice!

Are you one of those Robert Burns nuts who likes to honor the great Scot (and his poetry) in the month of January by chowing down on some haggis? Againn can eliminate the trouble of stuffing a sheep's stomach at home, when the restaurant hosts its own three-course Burns birthday menu on Jan. 25, complete […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

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