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Foggy Bottom’s New Wine-Centric Hotel Restaurant Arrives Next Month

Notti 824 is scheduled to open Monday, November 5

A revitalized nine-story hotel in Foggy Bottom gets a new restaurant next month. As part of room renovations and upgrades, guests can customize their pillow preferences — like down or aroma therapy.
Roman Edwards/Arc the Hotel

Foggy Bottom’s newly renovated Arc the Hotel is about to unveil its modern American restaurant called Notti 824, bringing the Northwest neighborhood a California-heavy wine list alongside tapas and meaty mains.

The 49-seat eatery (824 New Hampshire Avenue NW), located steps from the Kennedy Center, is scheduled to roll out breakfast and dinner service on Monday, November 5. The restaurant, complete with a landscaped courtyard for al fresco dining, features wooden table tops and stone accents. Interior pictures are not yet available.

Offerings include a broccolini-topped chicken flatbread starter; a braised short ribs entree with roasted wild mushrooms and oven-roasted cauliflower; and a range of vegan and gluten-free options. Lunch will join the mix at a later date.

The wine list is largely filled out by West Coast reds and whites, starting at $8 by the glass and $33 by the bottle, with labels like Silver Oak, Ecco Domani and Coppola Winery.

Cocktails ($13 to $15) include a “Sombra Mezcal” (pineapple juice, agave nectar, lime juice, egg white and bitters) and “Sapphiretini” (Bombay Sapphire gin, peach schnapps, blue curacao and lemon), along with classics like a Moscow mule, spicy margarita, and Old Fashioned. A local beer list includes pours from Port City Brewing Company.

Notti 824 is one piece of Westmont Hospitality Group’s top-to-bottom renovation of the former University Inn hotel. Tech-savvy additions to its 136 guest rooms include entry via mobile devices and the ability to stream shows on its 55-inch televisions.

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