Take a Bite out of Breast Cancer at Hudson Restaurant 10/1

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Good food and a good cause? I can’t say no to either of these things. Come join me this Saturday night, October 1st at Hudson Restaurant & Lounge as they will generously donate 35% of all food and drink to local non-profit Pink Jams! which promotes early detection and breast cancer awareness to young men and women. It’s simple: make a reservation with friends, or walk in and snag a table and just by eating a good meal you’ll be doing a good deed…Read more

Fashion Feeding frenzy at the District Sample Sale

The Georgetown Dish

Restaurants such as Barcode, Current, and Hudson Restaurant & Lounge positioned themselves around the venue, sampling their menu favorites for famished…continue reading

District Sample Sale Weaves Charity With Shopping; Stylish Fall Fun Ensues!


Between shopping splurges, guests are treated to complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from close to a dozen sponsoring restaurants, including Barcode,BlackbyrdGeorgetown Cupcake, and Hudson Restaurant & Loungecontinue reading

Names & Faces: Newt and Callista Gingrich; Gen. Petraeus

Washington Post | Entertainment

Also spotted: Gen. Petraeus dining with his daughter, Anne, at Dupont Circle’s Hudson Restaurant & Lounge on Monday night. The C.I.A. director ordered a watermelon salad, halibut, and picked fruit, plus an additional peach and kale salad with a side of tomato and basil. They stuck around for two hours.

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Six Degrees at Hudson!

Bisnow  |  The Scene

Hudson Restaurant & Lounge for Six Degrees of Separation, to celebrate Bastille Day and network. GM Beau Monroe and owner Alan Popovsky flank O'Neill Studios owner Maggie O'Neill<

Last night we also went to Hudson Restaurant & Lounge for Six Degrees of Separation to celebrate Bastille Day and network. GM Beau Monroe and owner Alan Popovsky flank O’Neill Studios owner Maggie O’Neill, who designed Alan’s newest restaurant, Lincoln,which won Modern Luxury’s Restaurant Design of the Year.

Landmark Commercial Real Estate’s Blair White, Groom Law Group's Caitlin Kottage, and Wells Fargo's Sarah Moran and Peter Snyder.

The outside lounge patio had international beats by DJ George K, a pop up bar with specialty cocktails and complimentary crepe station. Here, Landmark’s Blair White, Groom Law Group’s Caitlin Kottage, and Wells Fargo’s Sarah Moran and Peter Snyder.


“A gastronomic exploration” The Hill, May 14, 2011
Pick a favorite American comfort food, add a bit of culinary pizzazz and serve it against a chic, almost nightclub-like backdrop, and that’s the dining experience at the West End’s Hudson Restaurant and Lounge…



Past Press

Past Press

“Having Fun & Helping Others!”the Scene Bisnow, November 18, 2009
We were delighted to participate last night in the “Suit Up” Soiree at Hudson Restaurant to benefit Suited for Change.

“Hudson Hump Day trunk show,” DC Modern Luxury
DC Magazine and jewelry designer extraordinaire Andrea Tedesco teamed up to give glam locals a midweek pick-me-up while raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

“B-ball Fun at Hudson,” the Scene Bisnow, April 7, 2009
Hudson Restaurant and Lounge turned into the “Owners Suite” on Saturday night during the Final Four when the bosoq threw a fundraiser for EarthEcho.

“Hudson’s Final Four Party and Habitat for Healing” by fotomaven, DC Shot List, April 7, 2009
Hudson Restaurant & Lounge’s Final Four party on Saturday night, of course. This was just the pick-me-up that we needed after the let down of missing out on Photo-Graffiti at Zone Zero.

“Mark Drapeau at Hudson,” The District Dish
Social media “experimentalist” Mark Drapeau joins us at Hudson Restaurant for a review of popular social media tool, Twitter.

“‘Sully’ Sighting,”Fox News
Hudson hero pilot gets celebrity reception at Washington restaurant

“‘Sully’ Sullenberger Spotted at D.C. Restaurant,”Wall Street Journal, January 29, 2009
Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot in charge of US Airways flight 1549…made a remarkable, fatality-free splashdown in New York’s Hudson River

“The Best Fall Cocktails,”Washingtonian, October 29, 2008

“Summer’s End,”the Scene Bisnow, September 12, 2008
Everyone’s cherishing the last days of warm weather by having fun outside — or at least inside with an outside theme. Hudson Lounge’s End of Summer party had a Caribbean feel with steel drums and sangria margarita fusion cocktails.

“Food For Thought: Hudson Restaurant & Lounge Good food, chill time on M Street,” On Tap Magazine, September 2, 2008
With a room full of young professionals, great food and more than enough wine to go around, there wasn’t anything lacking during a recent evening at Hudson Restaurant & Lounge, a hot spot in Dupont Circle. Hudson opened its doors to On Tap and their guests for a four-course meal and wine pairing — the latest in On Tap’s monthly Food for Thought dining series — that left everyone with a fabulous taste in their mouths.

“Hudson Presents Island Patio Happy Hour,”The Georgetowner, July 9, 2008
With airplane prices hitting top dollar and the cost of gas over a whopping $4 a gallon, chances are thirsty citizens may not be hitting the roads or not-so friendly skies for a weekend jaunt this year. Not to worry. Stay in town.

“bizbash.com/washingtonRESTAURANTS p. 98, Spring 2008
NEW HUDSON RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE Alan Popovsky, owner of Felix and Spy Lounge, opened Hudson in October. The 4,800-square-foot interior has contemporary lighting, hardwood floors, and striped carpeting.…

“Best Bites: Kosher Pizza and Diner Brisket,”Washingtonian, April 2008
Considering all the rules associated with Passover, it’s harder than ever for modern families to observe this ancient ritual and eat well. Harder- but not impossible.

“All Over the Map,” WashingtonPost.com Food & Dining, February 3, 2008
Some restaurants start out with a silver spoon in their mouths — did anyone really expect Central Michel Richard to be a flop? — and some restaurants are born staring at uphill climbs. A prime example of the latter is the new Hudson Restaurant & Lounge.

“A Chip off the old Block,” The Washington Post, February 13, 2008
If the new guy in the kitchen at Hudson Restaurant & Lounge looks familiar, here’s why: Michael Richard is the eldest son of star chef Michel Richard.

“Tom’s Take,” The Washington Post Weekend, February 15, 2008
Some words of advice when ordering at Hudson: mushroom risotto, matzo ball soup and fried chicken.

“Hudson’s Artisanal Cocktails Cozy Up to Winter,” Express – FreeRide, January 17, 2008
LOOKING FOR A SEASONAL COCKTAIL that exudes warmth yet still has a kick? Hudson Restaurant’s beverage manager, John Hogan, seeks to quell your craving with his concoctions.

“West End enjoys boost in local dining scene,” The Dupont Current, December 3, 2007
West End enjoys boost in local dining scene … page 2 of The Dupont Current

“Exploring the West End’s New World,”The Washington Post, November 7, 2007
Scan the menu of the newly opened Hudson Restaurant & Lounge and it’s impossible not to feel embraced. Think of a craving or a food fashion, and the kitchen appears to stock it. From matzoh ball soup to brick-oven pizza, from deviled eggs to whole grilled fish, executive chef Kyle Schroeder lets diners have it in the West End space formerly occupied by David Greggory.

“Hudson…on the Potomac,” Examiner.com, October 25, 2007
Remember the restaurant David Greggory’s on 2030 M St. NW? That space has given way to Hudson, which takes its name from the Elizabethan explorer and navigator.

“Hudson Opens in DC’s West End,” Sauce on the Side, October 25, 2007
Alan Popovsky’s Hudson has opened as a retro-chic (add your own definition) breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurant that also serves as a night club … and yes, it’s open for brunch on the weekends.

“Cash Cow on the Hudson,” Daily Candy, October 24, 2007
Most restaurants are nice places to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there.

“Sweet Spot,” BizBash Washington, October 23, 2007
The new Hudson Restaurant and Lounge has taken over the former David Greggory space on the ever-visible corner of 21st and M Streets.

“The Continued Pursuit of Excellence…Pamela’s Punch
P.S. Get your appetites ready as the new Hudson Restaurant Lounge is gearing up to open its doors

“Checks, Please,” The Washington Post, September 9, 2007
Restaurateurs Find a New Source of Start-Up Cash: Their Loyal Diners

“Hungry investors being courted,”HonoluluAdvertiser.com, September 2007
Restaurant owners are dreamers. In many ways, they are like developers, who look at plots of dirt and see tall buildings. For instance, take the corner of M and 21st streets Northwest, in the district’s increasingly fashionable West End neighborhood.

“David Greggory to Become Hudson by Mid-September,”Zagat Survey, May 29, 2007
David Greggory, which sits on a prime corner in the burgeoning West End, will close in early August and reopen by mid-September as Hudson, a Contemporary American brasserie named for the explorer Henry Hudson.


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