Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
Photo of Baked and Wired cupcake by Flickr user Aliciagriffen used under Creative Commons.
So soon did lose his seat and all at once – King Henry V, Act I, Scene 1
Seats are wonderful things. They allow us to stop standing, at least for a little while. They also allow us to eat sitting down. And drink. And drive cars to restaurants in order to eat or drink sitting down. And in Georgetown, anything that might attract more people in cars to anything is immediately viewed with suspicion. So it is from that observation that GM turns to the great Seat Moratorium War of 2009. Skirmish One of this war took place last night at the ANC meeting, and it was just one of the highlights of the last ANC meeting till September. Continue reading
GM got in touch with Jonathan Umbel, owner of Hook and Tacklebox, this weekend to check in on the status of his proposed butcher shop/restaurant to go in next to Tacklebox. The plan was first announced last Fall, but GM was starting to get nervous that the plans fell through. Turns out his fears were justified. Umbel confirmed that the plans to open up next to Tacklebox have been scotched because the owner of the property decided not to sell. Umbel said he’s still considering other locations in Georgetown as potential locations, but will not likely make any move until the economy improves.
Restaurant week runs until Sunday the 22nd, but for Georgetown’s Hook, it’ll keep on going until March 1st. Times are tough in the restaurant business, and anything that remotely pumps up demand like Restaurant Week is going to be squeezed for all its worth. Hook’s restaurant week part deux menu after the jump: