Slim’s Diner to close permanently on Sunday

Slim’s Diner to close permanently on Sunday

According to owner Paul Ruppert, Slim’s Diner will close on Sunday, January 13th. He’ll be looking at new ideas for the space. Challenges with revenue on a 45-seat diner and staffing issues led to the decision. 

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Slim’s reopens for dinner with a new menu and a special offer for kids

Slim’s reopens for dinner with a new menu and a special offer for kids

Slim’s Diner officially reopens for dinner service this week, offering a new dinner menu with different items than their regular breakfast and lunch menu (still includes some of your favorites). Plus, a special offer for kids.

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Slim's Diner goes Oktoberfest for October!

Slim's Diner goes Oktoberfest for October!

You might have noticed new tables outside of Slim’s Diner, at the corner of Upshur and Georgia Avenue. They’re there for the new outdoor beer garden and Oktoberfest Slim’s is putting on for the next three weeks.

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MPD on the Patio returns to Slim's Diner, meet your local PSA 407 officers

MPD on the Patio returns to Slim's Diner, meet your local PSA 407 officers

The monthly get-together returns this Saturday, June 16th,  from 9am to 11am at Slim's Diner at the corner of 9th and Upshur Street NW. (Stop by on your way to the Petworth Farmers' Market!)


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Meet your local MPD PSA 407 officers this Saturday, May 19th

Meet your local MPD PSA 407 officers this Saturday, May 19th

How well do you know the officers who patrol the Petworth area? Now you have an opportunity to get to know two of the leaders of Police Service Area 407 on Saturday, May 19th from 9-11am at Slim's Diner (4201 Georgia Ave NW) at a new series called MPD on the Patio.

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Cappy's closes this weekend, new hours for Slim's Diner

Cappy's closes this weekend, new hours for Slim's Diner

Besides voting for your favorite local places in the the Washington Post Express Best of 2016 poll and the WTOP Best of DC poll, you might also be interested in knowing that Cappy's Crabs is set to close out its summer concept this weekend, while Slim's Diner gets a new griddle and more hours (7 days a week).

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Kojo Nnamdi show talks politics in Petworth (at Slim's Diner)

Kojo Nnamdi show talks politics in Petworth (at Slim's Diner)

WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi will host his live radio show, "The Politics Hour," from Slim's Diner this Friday during lunch. And among other known guests, you're invited, too.

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Slim's Diner and Timber Pizza open Wednesday

Slim's Diner and Timber Pizza open Wednesday

Both Slim's Diner and Timber Pizza Co opened on Wednesday on Upshur Street. Details...

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Slim's Diner plans to open mid-week

Slim's Diner plans to open mid-week

Slim's Diner, the much-anticipated new restaurant from Paul Ruppert (owner of Petworth Citizen, Upshur Street Books and Cappy's Crabs), is getting ready to open. Read more...

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A quick look at Slim's Diner, and an opening date?

A quick look at Slim's Diner, and an opening date?

Paul threw a small party to give an update for people who invested in the Diner to meet the new chef Chris Beasley (formerly of the Mandarin), souz chef Jeremy Riley, and the excellent baker Liza Moran. 

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Slim's gets an opening date, new 3rd Floor available

Slim's gets an opening date, new 3rd Floor available

I think it's safe to say that Petworth area residents have been waiting in anticipation for the opening of Slim's Diner (4201 Georgia Avenue NW) for quite some time. There were hopes of a Fall opening, then maybe Winter... and now, according to owner Paul Ruppert, if everything goes well with the electrician finishing his work, the diner will open on...

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Pics of the Upshur Holiday Window displays

Pics of the Upshur Holiday Window displays

Tonight was the Holiday Windows event down on Upshur Street. I arrived late, but when I got there Willow Fashion was packed with people enjoying holiday snacks and what looked like some pretty good cheer.

Pics and more after the break:

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