Friday, November 20, 2015

Ten 01 grand opening Saturday, 2 pm


Family behind Ben’s Chili Bowl opens new restaurant; Rep. Norton to lead ribbon-cutting ceremony
WHAT:            TEN 01, a new restaurant on trendy H Street NE, will hold its Grand Opening Celebration this Saturday, Nov. 21
                          The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the restaurant’s rooftop bar overlooking H Street. The day will feature all-day happy hour specials, including $2 off signature cocktails and draft craft beers, and $5 select wines.
WHEN:            Saturday, November 21, 2015 -- 2 p.m.
WHERE:          TEN 01, 1001 H St. NE | Washington, DC 20002
WHO:              distinguished leaders including Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.
                          Bernard Demczuk, Ben’s Chili Bowl Historian – Emcee 
DETAILS:        The latest venture from the Ali family, founders of DC institution Ben’s Chili Bowl, TEN 01 embraces the “foodie” scene with Executive Chef R.L. Boyd’s shareable small-plates menu that pairs seasonal, fresh, and fun food with delicious cocktails, to be enjoyed alfresco on the year-round rooftop terrace with heaters or the beautiful reclaimed white barn wood-laden main floor dining area with central look-around full bar.For more information, visit

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Taste of H benefitting JO Wilson is this Sunday at the Atlas


The Friends of JO Wilson, invite you to attend their fourth year of fundraising, the Taste of H Auction, to benefit J.O. Wilson Elementary, a DC Public School. 
The Taste of H Auction is Sunday, November 8, from 6 to 10 pm at the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St).  Tickets can be purchased online at
The Taste of H Auction continues this legacy of giving, friendship and support of a DCPS, thanks to the generosity of the local community and restaurants on H Street, NE. Admission includes tastings from 15 H Street restaurants, open bar, music, and live and silent auction. Funds raised pay for teacher trainings, schoolwide field trips, family emergency funds and have provided students with vital educational tools and technology.
Event tickets range from $45 (regular admission) to $75 (VIP admission).
Auction items include: Private Dinner for 15 at Sally’s Middle Name, Daily Rider bike, Weeklong beach stay, YMCA swimming lessons and much more! In addition to attendance, The Friends of JO Wilson also invite the public to support by becoming a sponsor, donating auction items and making direct donations.

Restaurants serving tastings are: Ben’s Chili Bowl, &Pizza, Smith Commons, The Queen Vic, Vendetta, Sticky Rice, Horace & Dickies, Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, Star & Shamrock, Boundary Road, Impala, DC Harvest, Indigo, SOL Mexicana, and Dangerously Delicious Pies!  
Kudos to the neighborhood residents and businesses who work to support this and many other local schools.   You make H Street great. 


Movember Pig Roast with Queen Vic's Ryan Gordon & DC Brau: Saturday, 11/14, 3 pm at at Little Miss Whiskeys

Movember will be hosting a Pig Roast at Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar (1104 H St) on Saturday, Movember 14 at 3pm

Chef Ryan Gordon of The Queen Vic will provide the food and the beer comes from DC Brau.  For $60 you are entitled to all you can eat and all you can drink and we will have a cash raffle the day of the event with hundreds of dollars in prizes from The Queen Vic, Kitty’s Saloon, Fuse Pilates, The Bar Method DC, and Right Proper Brewing Company. 

Tickets can be purchased at
All proceeds from the event go to The Movember Foundation which each year challenges men across the globe to grow moustaches for the month of November to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues.  Since 2003 Movember has empowered millions of men and women to join the global men's health movement.  Through the moustaches grown, the connections created and the conversations generated, Movember has raised over $650 million and helped fund over 1,000 breakthrough men's health programs in 21 countries.  This year Movember is concentrating on attacking prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health, and physical inactivity.  To find out more about the programs Movember makes possible go to