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This Upcoming NoVa Ax-Throwing Bar Has a Very Punny Name

Plus, a British chain is adding a D.C. location

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Coming attractions

Sterling is getting its own ax-throwing bar: the Washington Business Journal interviews the husband-and-wife owners of Axes and O’s. The plan is to open up at 21680 Ridgetop Circle, Ste. 125 in November, with the goal of serving beer and wine and bar food.

New fast eats downtown

PoPville spotted signage for health-conscious British eatery Leon in Franklin Square at 14th and I streets NW. The UK chain opened its first D.C. location in 2018 and it’s bulking up on outposts in the city.

Doing good through flakiness

The Washington City Paper breaks down Tail Up Goat’s charity strategy, which involves donating the $15 cancellation fee for diners who don’t show up for their reservation. That’s one of the ways the restaurant just passed the $100,000 threshold in donations.

Restaurant week extension

There’s still a chance to get in on prix fixe meals in D.C. if you missed summer Restaurant Week. The Washingtonian lists out the restaurants that extended deals throughout this week.