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Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar Moving on H Street

6 Dec

Future Location for Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar on H Street

Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar (402 H Street, NE) has been at its current location since it opened in 2011.  The juice bar will be moving a couple of doors down to 408 H Street, NE in the coming months (they tell us that they are waiting on a permit but are hoping to be open by March).

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Insomnia Cookies Now Hiring on H Street

22 Nov

Insomnia Cookies Opening Next to H Street Custom Frames

Insomnia Cookies (1309 H Street, NE) has a sign up that it is now hiring as the cookie shop approaches opening.  The New York based cookie company with another location in Adams Morgan will be opening next door to the recently opened H Street Custom Frames.

V Street Restaurant Hoping to Open on H Street in February

21 Nov

Exterior of V Street on H Street

V Street, a vegan restaurant based out of Philadelphia, is planning to open in February of next year according to a Craigslist job posting (they also applied for a liquor license earlier in the fall).  The restaurant will be a part of the Apollo building at 600 H Street, along with Whole Foods, Wydown, The Daily Rider, and Solid State Books.  V Street is owned Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby who also run Vedge, a nationally acclaimed sit down vegan restaurant in Philadelphia.  In contrast, V Street is a fast causal, street food establishment.  You can view the menu for the Philadelphia outpost–which looks great–here.

Allure Lounge Coming to H Street

20 Nov

A business entitled Allure Lounge has filed a liquor license application for 711 H Street, NE (the former site of Liberty Tax Services).  The application is for a C Tavern with 200 seats and a total capacity of 400 as well as an entertainment endorsement.  The building has been under construction for several weeks since Liberty Tax Services vacated it.  More details as we get them.

Bar Elena Opening Soon on H Street

24 Oct

Future Bar Elena at 414 H Street

Bar Elena (414 H Street, NE) appears close to opening on H Street.  The new restaurant and bar is replacing Boundary Road and will feature creative drinks, food by chef Adam Stein, and games (more details from Eater here).  The restaurant recently painted its logo on the outside of the building and a help wanted ad on Craigslist notes that they will be holding open interviews this week to begin training next week “before opening.”  The restaurant is also planning on adding a second floor in the future.

DC Harvest Serving Columbus Day Brunch

8 Oct

DC Harvest (517 H Street, NE) will be serving a special brunch tomorrow, Columbus Day.  They will feature their usual brunch specials as well as their pumpkin brioche baked french toast with cranberry curd.  More details on the flier above!

2017 H Street Festival Dining Guide

15 Sep

H Street Festival Outside RedRocks

Tomorrow is the biggest day of the year for the H Street Corridor: 2017 H Street Festival!  Going from noon until 7pm (with many after parties), the Festival will take over H Street from 4th Street all the way to 14th Street.  It gets bigger and bigger every year.  Below are some of the culinary experiences the visitors can expect from restaurants and bars in the neighborhood.  Did we miss any?  Please reach out or tweet us!

  • Le Grenier (502 H Street): $19.95 brunch from 11am until 4pm, $3 Kronenburg beer until 7pm, $9 Merguez frites sandwiches until 7pm, chocolate mousse taster, and the restaurant will also be raising money for hurricane relief efforts throughout the day
  • DC Harvest (517 H Street): staying open all day with brunch service from 11-230, appetizer and bar service from 230-530, and dinner service from 530 to close, brunch special of fried green tomato with charred eggplant puree and dinner special of squid ink linguine with maryland crabmeat, melted heirloom tomatoes, roasted corn, thai basil, and crab roe butter
  • Big Board (421 H Street): patio with $5 drafts and chili dogs
  • Cusbah (1128 H Street): $4 Brooklyn lager, $5 Smirnoff, and $7 Jameson drink specials
  • The Queen Vic (1206 H Street): starting early at 9am with free Guinness Blonde tasting and then Liverpool FC vs. Burnley at 10am
  • Granville Moore’s (1238 H Street): tables removed from first floor to allow more people inside, patio outront with $5 Bavik Pils and Wittekerke and $8 Ommegang and Duvel drafts
  • Pow Pow (1253 H Street): food sold inside and in a tent outside of the restaurant and also selling Asian beers for the Festival (Pow Pow does not usually have alcohol sales)
  • Sospeso (1344 H Street): H Street Festival menu including $6 hummus, fried halloumi, porchetta sandwich, merguez kofte, Hellbender IPA for $5, and aperol spritz for $6
  • Redrocks (1348 H Street): $6 drafts, luau party on rooftop, games and beer garden out front of restaurant
  • Biergarten Haus (1355 H Street): doors open at 11am for start of Oktoberfest, patio out front featuring brats on a bun and Biers “Spaten Oktoberfest” and “Franziskaner,” and a variety of beers inside and on the back patio
  • Impala (1358 H Street)jumbo margarita for $18, Impala margarita for $7, pollo asado (grilled half chicken), carnitas (coca cola braised), pico and guac for $5, and elote loco (with jalapeno aioli) for $6