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Everything posted by cheezepowder

  1. The Italian Store has only been offering a limited menu so I’d call beforehand to ask if they’re offering the muffuletta when you want to go.
  2. Washingtonian says that starting today, Reverie will offer their burger and whole duck for carryout.
  3. A second location is coming to Old Town Alexandria (WooBoi Facebook with link to Visit Alexandria blog) Also, according to their website they’re open on Saturdays now in Herndon. 11am to 4pm.
  4. March 2, 2020 WUSA article - The owner of Sichuan Jin River has noticed a drop in business. Sounds like it was a good time for the dinner that Dean organized and describes above.
  5. A sushi restaurant called the Handover opened in the Eamonn's location, and the PX space is a separate restaurant called King's Ransom (via Alexandria Now).
  6. The Alexandria location is being converted to a cafe called Elizabeth's Counter (see Alexandria Living Magazine). From the article, it doesn't sound like any changes are being made to Captain Gregory's.
  7. The first floor has been converted to a chicken sandwich place called The Rub while the second floor is still Hen Quarter (via Alexandria Now).
  8. Add: 02/20/20 - Albi, 1346 4th St, SE, DC (via Washington City Paper) Website No thread yet 02/13/20 - The Handover, 728 King St, Alexandria, VA (via Alexandria Now) Website No thread yet 02/11/20 [date of post reporting opening] - Cafe Mia, 1829 M St, NW, DC (via PoPville) Website No thread yet 02/08/20 - Cranes, 724 9th St, NW, DC (via Washington City Paper) Website No thread yet 02/07/20 - Tonari, 707 6th St, NW, DC (via Washingtonian, Tonari Facebook post) Website No thread yet 02/03/20 [date of article reporting opening] - Cafe Riggs, 900 F St, NW, DC (via Washingtonian) Website Thread 01/29/20 - Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza, 7776 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD (via Robert Dyer) Website No thread yet 01/21/20 [date of post reporting opening] - Del Sur Cafe, 2016 P St, NW, DC(via PoPville) Website No thread yet 01/18/20 - Kitsuen, 1362 H St, NE, DC (via Eater DC) Website No thread yet
  9. I really like Brew Shop in the Courthouse area of Arlington because they have a diverse selection and get new beers each week. You can get an idea of what they carry from past issues of their weekly newsletter available here.
  10. Washington City Paper article about Baan Thai’s name change to Baan Siam and upcoming move to the former Alba Osteria space in Mt Vernon Triangle.
  11. ArlNow said that Alto Fumo said they closed for remodeling, but the commenters seem to indicate they’re closed for good.
  12. Master List of number of restaurant openings for 2020 (in descending chronological order): Year End Summary Total number of DC area restaurant openings on this list: 5 * *number does not include concept changes or reopenings Restaurants on this list that permanently closed in 2020: 0* *that I'm aware of. Let me know if you have updates 01/17/20 - Annabelle, 2132 Florida Ave, NW, DC (via Washingtonian) Website Thread 01/15/20 - Emmy Squared, 1924 8th St, NW, DC (via PoPville) Website No thread yet 01/13/20 [date of post reporting opening] - LebTav, 888 17th St, Unit 104, Arlington, VA (via ArlNow) Website No thread yet 01/13/20 [date of post reporting opening] - Stein's Cafe Raw Bar, 4630 14th St, NW, DC (via PoPville) No website found yet No thread yet 01/08/20 - Maialino Mare, 21 Tingey St, SE, DC (via Washingtonian) Website Thread
  13. This is a continuation of the List of Restaurant Openings - 2019 thread. Please write me if you know of any others!
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