Number 9: Housed in the former Halo space (next door to Stoney's) and brought to the neighborhood by the former owners, the new gay bar and lounge located at 1435 P Street just added its signage this week. Co-owner Ed Bailey says opening day is close to the end of April.
Sax Restaurant and Lounge: From the folks behind Oya and Sei comes Sax. A performance space and restaurant at 734 11th street, the space owned by Nancy Koide and Errol Lawrence will open in May. Oya chef Jonathan Seningen will oversee the menu.
TruOrleans: Slated to open at 400 H Street N.E. at the end of May, the newest restaurant on the row touts itself as the most original of the handful of restaurants inspired by the Southern city.
Maddy's Tap Room: Prince of Petworth saw evidence of Maddy's Tap Room at 13th and L, so DCMud called the Dupont Circle Maddy's Bar and Grille to find out more. Mum was the word, which leads us to believe that yes, it's a sibling bar that has a ways to go before opening.
Watershed: The newest NoMa restaurant by chef Todd and wife Ellen Gray is scheduled to open in the Hilton Garden Hotel on April 22nd, featuring seafood-focused casual cuisine with high quality ingredients that's the signature style of the chef.
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