Civil Lounge in the Chevy Chase Pavilion will feature cigars and spirits and will boast small plates from the kitch of Bryan Voltaggio's Range next door.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Chef Mike Isabella's second restaurant will open at 3241 M Street next week.
Bandolero, the much-hyped, Mexican-inspired second restaurant of Top Chef star Mike Isabella will open on May 24 at 3241 M St. The new Georgetown restaurant will fill the space vacated by Hook after a fire last summer. Bandolero will feature a "Day of the Dead" decor style and modern Mexican small-plates. Design firm Streetsense helped Isabella execute his vision for a space that is dark, cool and cemetary-esque. Get daily and breaking news email updates from Georgetown Patch by signing up for newsletters here. As for food, Bandolero will be a place where "you can get tacos, margaritas all day long" Isabella told Patch in an earlier interview. “When I go out for Mexican food, I want lots of tacos and strong margaritas. Bandolero will have …
Friday, July 22, 2011
Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn is eyeing property on M Street for his popular burger joint
Look out cupcakes, burgers are eyeing the top spot in the Georgetown restaurant scene. Top Chef alumn Chef Spike Mendelsohn is looking to expand his popular burger joint, Good Stuff Eatery, to Georgetown, according to the Washingtonian. Micheline Mendelosohn, Spike's sister and public-relations representative, said in an interview with Washingtonian, "We're not sure where we'll settle, but Georgetown will definitely be our third location." They have already found a location in Crystal City for their second restaurant. She said customers have been asking them to open in Georgetown almost from the day they opened their first location on Capitol Hill. Though there is no lease yet for a space in Georgetown, Mendelsohn said they have narrowed …