Restaurateur Chris Brown of Zinnia, Soko Butcher & Takoma Bev. Co. and executive chef Danny Wells are teaming up to open Motorkat in the former Republic space at 6939 Laurel Ave. in Takoma according to an announcement from Main Street Takoma.
“The Motorkat concept is inspired by Takoma Park’s activist roots and the menu will revolve around a high-quality sourced raw bar and a seasonally-led wood-fired culinary experience,” Laura Barclay said in a press release. “Its bar program will feature extraordinarily balanced cocktails with irreverent names and local rotating draft beer program.”
Motorkat’s opening was first reported by Washington City Paper reporter Nevin Martell.
“The city is well known for its affinity Takoma Park native. “Motorkat is a legend, who cruised the streets of Takoma Park on a motorcycle, inspiring the community around her to live fast. We centered our concept around this symbolism and the progressive roots of Takoma Park.”animal-inspired heroes like city mascot Roscoe the Rooster, but Motorkat was first,” said Danny Wells, Motorkat co-owner, executive chef, and
The restaurant is expected to open in the spring.
Photo Courtesy of Motorkat