Going Out Guide: Penn Quarter

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 12/03/2013

What’s on Menu’s menu? Get a preview with a pop-up and Christmas market.

Frederik De Pue is offering a preview of his new restaurant, Menu, with a pop-up Dec. 9-12.

By Margaret Ely  |  02:51 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Penn Quarter, Restaurants

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Coming up: Flight Wine Bar in Penn Quarter

The 60-seat Penn Quarter retreat is poised to take off in mid-December

By Tom Sietsema  |  10:09 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Penn Quarter

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Jose Andres is taking over the would-have-been-Wagamama space in Penn Quarter

The Chinese-Peruvian hybrid will occupy what would have been Wagamama.

By Tom Sietsema  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jose Andres, Penn Quarter, Restaurants

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Celebrate Cuba Libre’s birthday with free cava and $3 mojitos

Order dinner and receive free tres leches cake, too.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Happy Hour, Penn Quarter

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 09/25/2013

That was fast: Azur closes Friday. New concept to replace it.

“I love the concept. People really enjoyed it,” says De Pue. “But they weren’t coming in steady enough numbers for the size of the building.”

By Tom Sietsema  |  10:31 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  azur, Penn Quarter, restaurant, Restaurants, Tom Sietsema

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Oktoberfest starts tonight at Gordon Biersch

The downtown brewpub offers beer, snacks and an oompah band to raise money for DC Central Kitchen.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Beer, Oktoberfest, Penn Quarter

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Grab an early brunch near the Verizon Center before Georgetown-Syracuse

Irish breakfast, bottomless mimosas and other ways to fill up near the arena.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brunch, Penn Quarter

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Obama picks Minibar for romantic Valentine's Day dinner

How is Obama's choice of Valentine's dinner playing out among his constituents?

By Maura Judkis  |  11:39 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fancy stuff, Food, Obama, Penn Quarter, Restaurants

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Michelle Obama dined at Fiola last night

See where else the Obamas have eaten -- and other places they should try to score a table.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:55 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Penn Quarter, Restaurants

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Graffiato's Industry Takeover Night presents its own Quickfire challenge

It's all a blur when Mike Isabella invites a few chef-friends over to his Penn Quarter restaurant.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Penn Quarter, Restaurants

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Eat for free and watch the Caps skate at Verizon Center

The lockout's over and the team wants to appreciate you, the fan, with an open practice and free food.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:14 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Penn Quarter

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Hockey's back, and here's where to pregame before the Caps game

If you're headed to Verizon Center to watch some hockey the first home game of the abbreviated season is Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets we suggest stopping into one of these bars first.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Penn Quarter