Did you get one?
Coveted reservations for Rose’s Luxury’s (717 8th St. SE) roof garden patio sold out within mere minutes — possibly even seconds — of going live at 11 a.m. earlier this morning.
According to the Washington City Paper, the eight- to 10-person experience costs $125 per attendee (without drinks or tip) and includes a family-style tasting menu prepared by chef Aaron Silverman. Lucky patrons who secure reservations can stretch out across the space, which features a new retractable roof.
Future reservations for the space will be booked three weeks in advance every Monday at 11 a.m.
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Rose’s Luxury shared a post on their Instagram account from an account called sevenfifteeneighth. The future address of Pineapple and Pearls is 715 8th St. SE, beside the current location of Rose’s Luxury.
The Instagram post mentions that the location will be serving “coffee and more” in about eight weeks.
The restaurant is set to serve coffee and cafe food in the mornings with dinner service at night. It’s unclear from the post whether the restaurant will also be ready for evening service in eight weeks or if the cafe will open at an earlier date than the full restaurant.
Representatives from Rose’s Luxury and Pineapple and Pearls could not be reached to comment on the cryptic post.
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The sister eatery of chef Aaron Silverman’s Rose’s Luxury might open on Barracks Row as soon as this winter.
Rose’s Luxury said on Instagram last week that it is hoping that Pineapple and Pearls will be a “Capricorn,” the astrological sign for people born between Dec. 22 and Jan. 20. The restaurant is taking over the former Homebody space at 715 8th St., which neighbors Rose’s Luxury.
“Rockin and rollin and knocking down walls,” said the Instagram post.
A representative of the restaurant wasn’t immediately available to comment.
Demolition work for Pineapple and Pearls began in August after Homebody’s lease ran out.
The fine-dining restaurant, which will have breakfast and dinner, only will serve customers four weekdays a week, Washington City Paper reported earlier this year. But unlike Rose’s Luxury, it will take reservations.
Photo via Instagram/Rose’s Luxury
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Homebody, a high-end home goods store formerly located on Barracks Row, is slated to reopen at its new location across from Eastern Market within days.
The new Homebody will be in the lower level of Forecast, a clothing boutique at 218 7th St. SE. Both Homebody and Forecast have been closed this month as Homebody has moved into its new space.
Forecast owner Debbie Danielson said the clothing store will open Friday and Homebody could open that day, too.
Homebody owner Henriette Fourcade could not be reached immediately for comment. But her shop’s voice mail says the store will reopen on Sept. 1.
Danielson said the move-in has gone “beautifully.”
“They’re wonderful neighbors,” she said.
Danielson and Fourcade, who are longtime friends, agreed to move Homebody into the sunlit basement of Forecast after Homebody’s lease ran out at their former location. That location at 715 8th St. is set to be the site of Pineapple and Pearls, a new restaurant from the owner of Rose’s Luxury.
Photo via Facebook/Homebody