A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Monday, April 14, 2014

New Pizza Place to Open in Steak & Ice Space?


I've been hearing for months that the guys behind Taylor Gourmet would open a pizza place in the old Steak & Ice spot at 1320 H Street. I first got the heads up from @DCExplorer way back in November. I generally try to avoid running rumors about places closing (out of sensitivity to owners & staff), so I held off on mentioning it. But another source tells me that the new pizza place will open very soon. I don't have a name yet, but look for something to happen in the very near future.


Blogger nathan. said...

In other pizza news, I talked to a worker outside of NewCiti Pizza the other day and he said they were planning to re-open.

I didn't quite understand when, but seemed like it was happening.

I think that's great, particularly under the circumstances of the closing.

Apr 14, 2014, 10:14:00 PM

Anonymous Don Dada said...

this is true, the 1300 block is really lacking in places to score pizza...

Apr 15, 2014, 7:36:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

i don't get it...we don't need another pizza joint. sorry taylor, I won't be a patron.

Apr 15, 2014, 8:40:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

taylor is awful at sandwiches so why would i buy their pizza?
plus we have

1) H&Pizza
2) Sicilian Pizza (yum!)
3) Hopefully a return of New Citi Pizza

to name a few.

Apr 15, 2014, 8:50:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have to agree with the previous poster - I think H street and the surrounding area have enough great pizza spots. What in the world are they thinking?????

Apr 15, 2014, 9:04:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

they also have really good pizza at the liberty tree.

what happened to steak and ice? i actually really liked it. i didnt think the prices were too bad either. not great but not terrible.

Apr 15, 2014, 9:07:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

i thought this was going to be reborn as a hotdog place

Apr 15, 2014, 9:14:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll give them a shot. I dont love the idea of creating a business that there are already plenty of options for, but if they have good pizza...I'll go. Sicilian has my dedicated delivery business. &Pizza and Liberty Tree have my eat in business. Looking forward to trying New Citi if they reopen. Good luck to Taylor, I actually liked Steak and Ice better than their standard concept sandwiches. Wish they had not shut it down.

Apr 15, 2014, 9:18:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

"I knew....but I just didn't tell you." Sounds like someone got scooped! Boom!

Apr 15, 2014, 9:27:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Completely unnecessary. In addition to the pizza places listed already, there is Manny & Olga's and RedRocks.

H Street doesn't have everything, but we have an overabundance of Pizza shops and it's hard to see how one more could survive. They should be more creative and think about things we don't have already.

A tapas place maybe? Or maybe a legitimate Italian place with good pasta? Think about what we don't have already and start that up.

Apr 15, 2014, 11:17:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can we please get a bakery!?!?

Apr 15, 2014, 11:38:00 AM

Anonymous Don Mega said...

What H st is missing these days is a gay cowboy bar...

Apr 15, 2014, 11:48:00 AM

Blogger inked said...

We have Batter Bowl Bakery on the west end of H Street.

Apr 15, 2014, 12:28:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

board games!

Apr 15, 2014, 1:20:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

my vote is for spanish tapas! a jaleo esk place....

Apr 15, 2014, 1:29:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

A place that sells swords and DnD stuff. Or a costume store. Or maybe fried chicken? Possibilities are endless!

Apr 15, 2014, 1:41:00 PM

Blogger pat said...

how about a cheap 24 hour diner?

Apr 16, 2014, 1:36:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I second a diner. And Thai.

Apr 16, 2014, 10:26:00 AM


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