It’s the end of the line for Bold Bite, Bethesda’s long-running hot dog shop that was also known for its burgers and milk shakes. Bethesda magazine reports that a sign popped up on Saturday on the door of the restaurant in Woodmont Triangle, reading “Bold Bite is closed for business. Thank you for allowing us to serve you over the past seven years.” Bold Bite’s owners are brothers brothers Alonso and Alvaro Roche. Meanwhile, Robert Dyer’s source reveals that a chicken chain is headed to this spot.
What once was Georgetown’s Dolcezza is now a fast-casual Indian restaurant. PoPville has photos of Bharati, now open at 1560 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
Mount Pleasant’s new ice cream shop Mt. Desert Island Ice Cream has punk roots: Washington City Paper interviews the employees at Dischord Records who decided to go into the ice cream biz. Naturally, Fugazi band member and punk legend Ian MacKaye is a customer here.
East MoCo spots signage going up for Astro Lab Brewing, the new brewery coming to 8216 Georgia Avenue by the end of the summer.
14th Street’s Doi Moi is about to relaunch its daytime cafe, Bird’s Eye Coffee Bar & Eatery, and WCP has photos of its sausage sandwiches with egg yolks and dragon fruit bowls.