HR-57 Moving Again???

HR-57 Moving Again???

One of DC’s most popular jazz spots is moving…again.  HR-57 is moving from 816 H St., NE to 1007 H St., NE. The new space used to be a church. It will continue to host great jazz entertainers and will add a coffee shop that will offer baked goods and other food varieties.  Apparently, the … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Coming Soon to 1324 H St., NE

Chicken Tortilla Coming Soon to 1324 H St., NE

Chicken Tortilla is set to open at 1324 H St., NE.  I believe it’s a second location, following the one near Barracks Row on 8th St., SE.  It specializes in Peruvian chicken and burritos.  Not sure if this location will have catering and delivery as the other one does.  Details to follow!

SOL Mexican Grill Coming Soon at 1251 H St., NE

SOL Mexican Grill Coming Soon at 1251 H St., NE

If SOL Mexican Grill sounds familiar, it’s because it’s part of the food truck craze that’s now expanding to open a full restaurant, next door to Smith Commons, at 1251 H St., NE. They’ve applied for their liquor license and should open soon.  I’ll keep you posted!  Salud!

Hikari Sushi & Sake Bar Coming Soon to 644 H St., NE

Hikari Sushi & Sake Bar Coming Soon to 644 H St., NE

There’s a new sushi spot coming to the H Street Corridor.  Hikari Sushi & Sake Bar is scheduled to open soon.  It’s located at 644 H Steet, NE, and will give some competition to Sticky Rice, just down the road. No word on the exact opening date.  Shouldn’t be too much longer…. Stay tuned! Cheers!

The Hamilton

The Hamilton

After much buzz, The Hamilton is here and brings a unique twist of dining and live entertainment to DC!  Just a few blocks away from The White House, the corner of 14th & F Streets, NW, has transformed from books and magazines to dinner and live bands.  Formerly the home of Borders bookstore, this new … Continue reading

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!!!

So, it’s a new year!  2012.  Some say 2012 and others term it 20-12.  However you say it, this year is bound to be great! Cocktail Commentaries was on a hiatus and is now back and busier than ever!  I’ll give you new happy hour venues, new ventures, and I’ll even take a look at … Continue reading

Never Too Old for Howard Homecoming

Never Too Old for Howard Homecoming

As an alumnus of Howard, homecoming is pretty much a holiday for me and my fellow Bison, not to mention the scores of other folks that didn’t go to the Mecca but love the experience. The older I get, the more I hear folks say they are getting too old for homecoming.  Too old for … Continue reading

District Commons

District Commons

Foggy Bottom is exploding with new restaurants and businesses.  District Commons opened late last month with a swarm of foodie followers from its sister restaurants – DC Coast, Acadiana, and Ceiba, all part of Passion Food, located in the District. Admittedly a foodie groupie of Acadiana, I had to check out the new family addition … Continue reading