845 Upshur Street NW, which used to be China American Inn fast food, was destined at one time to become Alfie’s Thai food, then it was going to be a British gastropub. Now, according to Chef Alex McCoy, it’s going to be something else entirely, he just isn’t sure what.Read More
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Alex McCoy made a splash on the Food Network Star reality TV show two years ago, even as his star was already rising in DC. From Duke’s restaurant to Alfie’s to the soon-to-open Lucky Buns in Adam Morgan, Alex has made his passion for launching new restaurant ideas his career. The restaurant at 845 Upshur Street is the next new idea he’s working on, and he’s really excited about it.Read More
The new Thai / Southeast Asian restaurant by Food Network Star chef Alex McCoy and his partners Marc Dosik and Hunter Campbell, is ready to go. They had a soft launch party last night, and the food and the drink, unsurprisingly, are great. It’s just not on Upshur Street, not yet anyway.
I stopped by Alfie’s early in the day to talk with Hunter Campbell and Alex McCoy about the upcoming opening, and their plans for the Mothership and Upshur locations.Read More
I had the pleasure of going to a pop-up dinner hosted by Alex McCoy, the former Food Network Star competitor opening up the new Alfie's restaurant at 845 Upshur St NW. It gave me the opportunity to taste some of the dishes we should expect to see when Alfie's opens.
Read more about the dinner, the expected date of opening, see pics and more, after the break:Read More
The southeast Asian / Thai-inspired restaurant coming to 845 Upshur Street NW is going to be named after a friend of Chef Alex McCoy (well, a friend's nickname, really). It's going to be called Alfie's.Read More
The resurgence of the western end of Upshur Street in Petworth is a somewhat new thing, having really taken off only in the past 5 year or so. Early businesses like Domku, Bentley’s, Fia’s and Cuzzins have helped to shape the street, while established businesses like Philip’s Shoe Repair at 808 Upshur have helped to anchor the street for long-time and newly arrived residents alike.
One of the people who came to Petworth and decided to make Upshur the focus of his business is real estate broker Marc Dosik. Read more about Marc and his latest plans on Upshur Street after the break...Read More
ANC 4C07 Commissioner John-Paul Hayworth held a public meeting this evening with the three owners of the new southeast Asian restaurant coming to 845 Upshur Street, Marc Dosik, Alex McCoy and Hunter Thompson. The meeting was an opportunity to get resident input on a Community Agreement between the three owners and ANC 4C. Read more about the meeting after the break:Read More
I spoke with Alex McCoy, one of the three founders of the new new Southeast Asian restaurant coming to 845 Upshur Street, to talk more about his goals with the restaurant, some menu ideas, the ambiance, and his thoughts on Petworth. Read the interview and see some photos of menu ideas after the break:Read More
Local DC chef and Food Network Star finalist Alex McCoy is opening up a Southeast Asian-themed restaurant with business partners Hunter Campbell (who owns Mason Inn restaurant in Glover Park) and local real estate agent Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell.Read More