Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Ground Floor

DCMud presents the week's retail happenings

Tackle Box: Yesterday marked the opening of Cleveland Park's Tackle Box, owned by Jonathan Umbel, at 3407 Connecticut Avenue, a sustainable
seafood joint decorated with buoys, bamboo flooring and
communal seating. The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner.

Bethesda Bagels: Johnny Rockets at 1718 Connecticut Avenue will close to make way for Bethesda Bagels, reports Prince of Petworth. The store is scheduled to open in early fall.

America Eats Tavern: On June 17th, Jose Andres' Cafe Atlantico will close to make way for a six-month pop-up, America Eats Tavern to benefit The Foundation for the National Archives. The restaurant will showcase iconic American dishes. The bottom floor will be reserved for casual dining while the top two levels will offer fine dining. ThinkFoodGroup's partnership with the National Archives is in support of the exhibit, What's Cooking Uncle Sam? The Government's Effect on the American Diet. America Eats Tavern is scheduled to open July 4th.

Wharf Farmers Market: Starting today and running on Thursdays through September, Neighborhood Restaurant Group will debut a weekly Thursday market at 7th and Water Street, SW from 5-8 PM supported by Holland Development. Today's market will feature Red Apron Butchery's hot dog cart called Frank; sweets and treats from Buzz Bakery; beer and wine selected by Churchkey/Birch and Barley's beer sommelier Greg Engert, and the mobile farmer's market from Neighborhood Restaurant Group's Arcadia Farm, a food bus dedicated to bringing fresh produce and dairy to the city's food deserts.

Taylor Gourmet: Washingtonian reported that Taylor Gourmet will open its fourth Philadelphia-style sandwich shop at 1910 14th Street in an historic townhouse. Opening day is slated for mid-fall.

Washington, D.C. Retail Development News


Anonymous said...

Hey, that's my photo of the Tackle Box sign, don;t you usually provide a link and attribution when using photos from Flickr?
Mr. T in DC

IMGoph on Jun 12, 2011, 2:13:00 PM said...

anyone going to respond to Mr. T?

Ken on Jun 13, 2011, 6:27:00 AM said...

Yes, thanks Mr. T, can you please provide me your information? Our rule is that all photography that's not ours gets permission, then attribution. Please email your Flickr link to Ken@


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