Penn Commons (facebook | twitter), from the Passion Food Hospitality Group, is set to open on
Saturday August 2nd Monday August 4th (editor’s note: Penn Commons facebook and twitter had conflicting dates). The restaurant at the 700 Sixth Street NW space next to the Verizon Center looks totally ready to go. Signage is in place, tables set, and even menus posted in the windows beside the front door.
Chef Jeff Tunks cultivates partnerships with local farmers to showcase outstanding U.S. products in his signature dishes at Penn Commons, such as his Grilled Creekstone Farms Premium Beef Skirt Steak with Whiskey Peppercorn sauce.
Beer lovers will score at the Penn Commons U-shaped central bar pouring, 40 CraftBeers on tap from each ale-producing state in the US.