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The Chef Behind H Street’s Po Boy Jim Is Adding New Restaurants

Plus, Nestlé Toll House is delivering cookies to D.C. picnic spots

Chef Jeffeary Miskiri of cajun spots Po Boy Jim and Creole on 14th is adding more restaurants
Creole on 14th/Instagram

Chef Jeffeary Miskiri is adding to his Miskiri Hospitality Group, reports the Washington Business Journal. The owner of H Street’s long-running Po Boy Jim and the newish Creole on 14th will expand into Southeast and Hyattsville with new restaurants. A new cajun outpost from Miskiri is part of a deal with Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners at the redeveloped shopping center The Shops at Penn Branch at 3200 Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Miskiri Hospitality Group will open Miss Toya’s Southern Cajun Kitchen and another venture in the 89,000-square-foot shopping center called Miss Toya’s Soul Juice. WBJ also reports that Chef Miskiri also has a new spot in the works in Hyattsville’s Arts District called Suga & Spice.

A Nestlé Toll House QR code
Nestlé Toll House

In other news...

  • Nestlé Toll House’s freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies will be available for delivery to popular picnic spots around D.C. this summer. The brand is partnering up with UberEats, Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates to delivery to a few outdoor picnic and park locations in the District. The list includes Meridian Hill Park, the Yard at Howard University, GWU University Yard, United States National Arboretum, and Lower Senate Park. Look out for cookie QR codes around the city too: scan for a chance to win free Nestlé Toll House Cookies for a year.
  • Xiquet by Danny Lledó just got in an order of a special sweet prawn dubbed “the jewel of the Mediterranean.” A shipment of Red Denia Prawn arrived at Xiquet on Friday, a sweet prawn from Spain’s Valencia region. The prawn has an intense flavor profile and is rarely found in the U.S.