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Dorjee Momo Might Be D.C.’s First Restaurant/Airbnb Hotel

Plus, Mezcalero is adding even more seating

Dumplings at Dorjee Momo
R. Lopez

Coming attractions

When Tibetan pop-up Dorjee Momo opens its permanent restaurant in Capitol Hill at 1300-1302 Pennsylvania Ave. SE in November, diners will be able to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner — and spend the night. Washington City Paper takes a look at owners Dorjee and Amberjade Tsering’s ambitious plans to host travelers in two one-bedroom A‌I‌r‌b‌n‌b‌s above the dining room.

More tacos for 14th Street NW

Petworth’s neighborhood taqueria Mezcalero (3714 14th Street NW) is growing into the vacant space next door. Seasoned restaurateur Alfredo Solis tells Eater “it’s true,” adding “we’re excited to be growing and looking forward to opening the expanded space early next year.” Popville first spotted movement inside the former Tienda La Union space this week. The block is about to welcome a new cuisine with the arrival of Solis’ Cuban-themed Little Havana on Friday, August 10.

Instagram trends

DCist runs down the prettiest açaí bowls in Washington, shouting out where wellness fans can get spirulina toppings and cashew butter dollops.

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