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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

District Cuisine: 1380 H Street to Become OhZone Lounge

The Ohio as it appeared in 2006

Local blog District Cuisine has details on OhZone Lounge (website under construction), which is coming to 1380 H Street. The space was last occupied by the diner style Ohio Restaurant. District Cuisine reports they will have a patio (HUGE outdoor space on that corner), and rooftop deck. As promised by the sign currently posted in the window, they will have live jazz some nights.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The name "OhZone Lounge" doesn't inspire much confidence.

Aug 6, 2014, 1:28:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

if all goes well, i'll be showing her my oh-face..ohhh...ohhhhhhh

Aug 6, 2014, 1:53:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

projecting this to be another crap daluft type place

Aug 6, 2014, 2:50:00 PM

Anonymous Kenny G said...

Kenny G:

I hope the draft prices are not a typo (not holding my breath though...).

Stella Artois
$ 3.25
Leffe Blonde
$ 2.00
Brooklyn Lager
$ 3.25
Sam Adam's
$ 3.00

Aug 6, 2014, 3:05:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

Kenny G,
I'm assuming much of the current content is just filler generated by the web design folks.

Aug 6, 2014, 3:17:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

Which might explain why someone just made the site inactive.

Aug 6, 2014, 3:34:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The site's still working for me. I'm thinking all prices are tentative. The beers are too cheap, and the food is too expensive.

Aug 6, 2014, 4:02:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

It's loading for me know. Check thisout.

Also this.

Aug 6, 2014, 4:18:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm glad to see this space get something amazing, but I will miss the jokes. I'm from a broken-down part of Ohio, and every time a hometown/college friend and I passed this space we got a wicked case of the giggles about how a boarded up business *perfectly* reps for our roots.

Aug 6, 2014, 7:59:00 PM

Blogger Tom said...

Hahah oh man. This is definitely the next Da Luft. Was reading their Yelp! reviews last night for jokes. I guess what I don't understand is how someone can get the type of capital to create a place like Da Luft and be so off the mark on what the community likes. I mean-they can't even make it work with their targeted demographic. Say what you will about XII, but that place was packed every weekend.

Aug 7, 2014, 12:14:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

a few weekends ago there was emergency personnel outside Da Luft. I heard rumors that it was food poisoning. Can anyone verify?

Aug 7, 2014, 1:30:00 AM

Blogger inked said...

I suspect the ambulance might have been for this.

Aug 7, 2014, 8:45:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Remember when Da Luft billed itself as a seafood restaurant in front of the alcohol board? lolz

Aug 7, 2014, 9:35:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is what I hope H street becomes:


Aug 7, 2014, 10:47:00 AM

Blogger heyktb said...

16$ for a spinach salad? hmmm...

Aug 7, 2014, 12:16:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've been to Da Luft and the food is actually good...on par with most of the offerings on the street. They do well on the weekends so I expect they'll be around awhile. With that said, I'm excited about Oh Zone...the name is trying too hard but then again so are the names of most of the establishments on H. I just want good food without the gimmicks...forget Thai...can we get a decent brunch spot?

Aug 7, 2014, 9:48:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Forget Thai? Forget you, dude.

Aug 8, 2014, 10:24:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, no way they will have Leffe for $2.

Aug 12, 2014, 2:51:00 PM


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