UPDATE 1/7 at 3pm Of the change in hours, co-owner Ben Friedman says: “It’s mainly a location thing—when it’s this cold out, not as many people are down to walk as far for some steak frites and catfish hushpuppies…”
Bummer news, boozers. Homegrown on Capitol Hill is nixing Friday and Saturday late-night hours. This is the last weekend the Melrose Market shop will cater to night owls and stay open until 3am, but according to a Facebook post, the powers that be “might bring it back in the summertime.”
What gives? I’ve got a message in with co-owner Ben Friedman and will let you know when I hear back.
More importantly, does this spell the end of the deep-fried Bluffernutter?