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Friday, July 28, 2017

Kyss Kyss Opens in Former Vendetta Space

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Reader photo of a sign advertising happy hour at Kyss Kyss

A reader sent in these photos of a sign in front of 1212 H Street NE announcing the grand opening of Kyss Kyss. The space was formerly home to Vendetta, which started off as an Italian restaurant with bocce courts. The bocce stuck around, but the menu and focus changed over time. Plans were announced to turn Vendettta into a brew-pub, but this never quite happened. The most recent menu posted to the now defunct restaurant's website includes items such as a steak and cheese, a burger, a grilled cheese sandwich, and wings. According to sources I would deem credible Vendetta sold recently to small group of investors, and closed its doors very soon after. On July 12th, the PoPville blog posted photos of a DCRA notice indicating the restaurant was operating without a basic business license.

Unfortunately, I couldn't find much information about Kyss Kyss, but one reader who passed it last night tweeted that "[i]t looked very, very bright and there was candy displayed in jars."

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Reader photo of a sign announcing the grand opening of Kyss Kyss

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

uh, what? what is this place?

Anonymous said...

just when i think a concept could not get any more godawfully terrible, here comes kyss kyss. Goddammit.

Simon said...

Bring back the Red Palace!

Anonymous said...

I am wary of places that misspell words for the sake of being kool.

poop said...

kyss, kyss, bayng, bayng! isn't that a movie? or is that just the general theme for h street after dark these days?

k on k street said...

YES, bring back the Red Palace!!!

LB said...

Hear hear to the resurrection of the Red Palace!!

Anonymous said...

I wonder if I can tolerate the decor for $5 Long Island iced teas and $3 beers at happy hour. ;)

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