The Morning Metropolitan

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • GM is hearing that the old Nathan’s building (which was bought by Under Armour owner and Georgetown resident Kevin Planck) is under review for a interior gut job with an eye towards retail conversion. So, yeah, probably going to be an Under Armour. Really depressing.
  • Another profile of Dog Tag Bakery.

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3200 block of O st.

3200 block of O St.

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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3400 block of N St.

3400 block of N St.

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Are Cream Puffs the New Macarons (Which Were the New Cupcakes)

For so long the cupcake has dominated the cheap luxury food market around DC. With Georgetown Cupcake snagging a national reputation, and others-most notable Baked and Wired-staking a claim on the hearts of locals, the cupcake has stood alone.

Except, wait, no. The macaron was supposed to have dislodged it right? Well, no bother, because a new pretender is due to arrive: the cream puff.

GM has heard that a chain bakery that specializes in that treat is going to open at 1332 Wisconsin Ave. (most recently the home to a series of failed frozen yogurt shops). GM was not told the name of the chain, but was told it was coming from New York. The only restaurant that fits that bill is actually an originally Japanese chain known in the U.S. as Beard Papa. GM has no verification for this, of course. So take it with a grain of salt. Continue reading

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Rose Park

Rose Park

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