Published September 24, 2013
You Luft Me Up
Four Floors of DJs and Crab Cakes on H Street
This city’s come a long way, but we’ve still got a ways to go. Like, you can’t even get a crab cake
and some shrimp hush puppies at your DJ-and-cocktail lounge.
Wait, check that. We’re hearing that you can now get exactly that.
We’ve reached the pinnacle.
Here then is DaLuft
, a four-story, all-purpose house of music and seafood, opening today on H
If Bettie Page were around today, she might want to set up a photo shoot here, what with all the birdcage-looking chandeliers, the leopard-print walls
and plenty of high-backed
So yeah, not a bad spot for a nightcap. Claim a stool at one of the small granite bars, grab some
Caribbean-style wings and some hush puppies, and take in the nightly music—could be a DJ, could be a live
Or make an evening out of it at a table along the stone-tiled wall, where you can delve into the menu for
Creole crab cakes and lamb lollipops with mint jelly
In coming weeks, they’re opening two more floors, plus a top-floor balcony nicknamed the “White
It’s not quite Obama’s balcony, but still.
1242 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002