Penn Quarter

A noodle bowl with bulgogi from SeoulSpice in Penn Quarter. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

No Tables

SeoulSpice opened its fifth location, this one in Penn Quarter across from Jaleo on Nov. 12. The restaurant has no tables, only crowded stadium seating.
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The outside of Matchbox restaurant on 14th Street NW. (Photo: M.V. Jantzen/Flickr)

Bankrupt

Matchbox Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy D.C.-based Matchbox Food Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization on Monday, citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to “rationalize its store footprint,” the company said.   Founded in 2003, Matchbox
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Torched red snapper, in chilled citrus dashi with shirasu, spring onion, mandarins and limes. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

First Look

Cranes Opens in Penn Quarter on Saturday Will Serve Spanish/Japanese Menu and Sake Cranes, the Spanish tapas and Japanese kaiseki (a traditional multi-course dinner) restaurant and sake lounge opens Saturday, Feb. 8, in the former Ruth’s Chris Steak House at 724 Ninth St. NW.
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