Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Link roundup

DMV Dining says the Atlas Room (1015 H St) is H Street's finest restaurant.  We made it back for our first meal there in a while and agree that it continues to quietly turn out terrific food and drink that would be worthy of praise in any neighborhood in town.

Liberty Tree (1016 H St) announced a Sam Adams Beer dinner (5 courses, 5 beers, $65) on August 18.   Reservations suggested 396-TREE or email info@libertytreedc.com

Washingtonian's Best Bites Blog welcomes Tru Orleans (400 H St) and has nice photos.  We've only been once and were impressed with the space more so than other aspects of the restaurant, but look forward to returning again soon on a nice evening. 

Tru Orleans is now doing Monday night specials with half priced Abita drafts ($3) and Red Beans n Rice w/ Andouille ($8).  They're also open for lunch and will be offering po boys during lunch service.

DC Mud has this update on plans for the Capital City Market on Florida Ave.  Sounds like bringing in the chef from Cafe Atlantico may pay immediate dividends with pop up restaurants on the way.

DC Urban Turf asks where a good neighborhood to buy your first home is and lots of folks suggest H Street neighborhoods including Capitol Hill, Rosedale, and Kingman Park,

DC NOMA reported that the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 1st & K NE has been purchased and is slated for redevelopment.

The Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St) has a terrific new website.  They're also launching a new Jazz at the Atlas series (tickets go on sale 8/18).  The City Paper has some details on the new series, which will offer twice monthly shows beginning September 14.

DC Urban Turf's Deal of the Week is a three bedroom house on the 1400 block of G Street NE that is already under contract less than a week after it hit the market.

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