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Borderstan Weekend Oct. 24/25


Floriana Mercury Grill, 1602 17th St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

Floriana Mercury Grill, 1602 17th St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

Logan Tavern, 1423 P St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

Logan Tavern, 1423 P St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

HR57, 1610 14th St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

HR-57, 1610 14th St. NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)

Floriana Mercury Grill is located at 1602 17th Street NW. It has one of the best reputations in town… as a wonderful Italian restaurant with consistent service and great prices.

Logan Tavern is located at 1423 P Street NW and is one of the pioneering restaurants in the revival of the 14th Street corridor. Always a good bet for a pleasant meal, with a diverse menu.

HR-57 is located at 1610 14th Street NW. A favorite of mine, it is not really a place to eat, but a wonderful place to fill the spirit with great live jazz  music. You can bring your own liquor or allow them to serve you. There are some finger foods available.

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October 22, 2009 Posted by | art, arts, bars/clubs/lounges, Borderstan, D.C. museums, DC restaurants, Dupont Circle, local business, Logan Circle, music, on events | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Merkado Closing… Commissary Opening


Mercado is closing Commissary is coming.

Merkado is closing; Commissary is coming.

Merkado, Logan Tavern’s sister restaurant at 1433 P Street NW, will be closing its doors this Sunday only to re-open two weeks later. The new restaurant/bar/coffee shop is called Commissary, an establishment that proclaims to be green-friendly, pet-friendly with “a good vibe and honest prices.” Commissary will also have free wi-fi, a major plus considering Starbucks wi-fi comes with a fee. For those of you who have been to Logan’s The Heights in Columbia Heights, whose menu bares a striking resemblance to Logan Tavern, Commissary’s menu will feature over 70 items, sharing less than a handful with its fellow restaurant just a few doors down.

August 21, 2008 Posted by | on community | , , , , | 1 Comment