In this week’s Top 5 Bites, find out when the newest big brewery opens in D.C., and what new restaurants are opening in Brookland and Bloomingdale.
Back in Blue
Bluejacket Brewery and its connected restaurant Arsenal will open on October 29 at 300 Tingey Street SE (map), according to the Washington Post. The brewery will launch with a kolsch, saison, session rye IPA, imperial IPA, and wee heavy beers. The menu will feature fancy takes on typical beer bar food such as fried pig tails and Jucy Lucys (molten cheese filled burgers), as well as pastas made with spent brewing grains.
Uncommon in Brookland
The owner of Smith Commons is opening Smith Public Trust in late 2013 at 3514 12th Street NE (map), as reported by Washington City Paper. The new restaurant will be open all day and host local musicians in the evenings. It will serve small plates, 12 drafts, and a selection of wines and cocktails.
Smoke in Bloomingdale
There’s a new BBQ joint in Bloomingdale. DCity Smokehouse has opened inside Revive Events & Catering at 8 Florida Avenue NW (map), according to Washington City Paper. Opened by former Hill Country Barbecue pitmaster Rob Sonderman, he serves a whole selection of smoked brisket, ribs, pork, turkey and chicken wings as well as fried chicken and seafood.
Ramen at Toki Underground
Ramen of the Union
Tired of the long waits at Toki Underground? The ramen shop started a pop-up yesterday at Union Market until November 3 as a prelude to the launch of Monday-to-Saturday lunch service at the restaurant.
Fat Shorty’s Closing
Fat Shorty’s in Clarendon will be closing in two weeks. The owner Aaron Gordon told Washingtonian he is selling the location and will be focusing on his other restaurants, Drafting Table, Bar di Bari, Tangysweet, and Red Velvet Cupcakery.
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