New Restaurant Alert

#NewRestoAlert: Shaw Triple Threat

Three new restaurants are opening in Shaw this week:

Baby Wale: the casual little brother to long-time fine-dining favorite, Corduroy, opens next door to its big brother on 9th between L and P. More at, 202-450-3311

Thally: The 70-seat Modern American restaurant comes from a team of DC restaurant industry veteran. It will be opening at 1316 9th street, with a “simple, fresh, and flavorful” menu., 202-733-3849

Mandalay: In more exotic news, Burmese restaurant Mandalay will open at 1501 9th street. This offshoot of Silver Spring’s Mandalay Restaurant & Cafe will offer a chef’s menu at dinner, including “dishes not available at any other restaurant in the United States., 202-644-8806

This Friday, Mayor Gray will go on a sprint-ribbon-cutting spree and officially open all three restaurants, beginning at Baby Wale at 2pm.

Want to know more about the future of Shaw? Check out for a running list of businesses that have signed leases along historic 7th and 9th streets.