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Jack Rose Dining Saloon to Offer 1,000 Whiskeys

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    The Washington Post's Tom Sietsemareports that Michael Hartzer, formerly the executive chef at IndeBleu, is teaming up with friend Bill Thomas for a new space called Jack Rose Dining Saloon at 2007 18th St. N.W.

    Thomas runs the popular Bourbon gastropubs in Glover Park and Adams Morgan, and the pair are planning a "a 50-seat dining room and 52-foot long bar... a wood-fired barbecue pit, [and] a partially enclosed bar" for the new saloon, Sietsema says. Jack Rose (no connection to the sadly deceased local guitarist) is named after the old-fashioned cocktail of applejack and grenadine, and Hartzer has no plans to skimp on the booze -- he's planning to offer 1,000 different kinds of whiskey.

    Hartzer's been quiet since since the high-concept, high-cost IndeBleu shut down in December. The lounge/restaurant's over-the-top glamour (remember those swinging couches?) presumably didn't fare well during the economic downturn, and a new sports-oriented pub called Redline is taking its place. Just around the corner from the Verizon Center, it seems like a much more natural fit.


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