Even a humble mule is something special at Copycat
H Street Great Street brings sad news that the Atlas Room (1015 H Street) has closed its doors. The restaurant, which had a way of flying under many diners' radar, could always be counted on to impress with outstanding food and drink. The restaurant's website currently bears the following hopeful note:
Neighborhood friends and patrons, The Atlas Room is in for a change! We are currently working on something special for H Street, and are moving quickly to complete our renovations. Please stay tuned and look for our relaunch at the end of this month! A sincere THANK YOU to all for supporting The Atlas Room!Some local spots made Washingtonian's list of 24 Amazing DC Bars You Need to Try Now. They recommend Copycat (1110 H Street) for the classics, a visit to Ivy City if you want to tour distilleries, and Buffalo & Bergen and Suburbia (both at Union Market, 1309 5th Street) for relaxing on hot days.
Impala Cantina (1358 H Street) made Zagat's list of the 10 Hottest Mexican Restaurants in DC.
The Washington City Paper's Jessica Sidman reports that Ivy City's One Eight Distilling (1135 Okie Street) will release a new barrel aged gin and a cask strength whiskey this month.
Republic Restoratives Distillery (1369 New York Avenue) hosts The First Pour: a Community Brunch (please RSVP) this Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Enjoy food from Mason Dixie and Union Kitchen.