Reader: Bang Up to the Elephant! Is More Tacky Than Tiki

Reader: Bang Up to the Elephant! Is More Tacky Than Tiki
Danielle Lirette

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Danielle Lirette
"Review: Bang Up to the Elephant! Is a Funhouse of Food and Drink"

Krista Kafer
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Mark Manger

"Beatrice & Woodsley Is Easy to Love"

As Jason Sheehan's review of the now ten-year-old Beatrice & Woodsley shows, Delk has taken a very imaginative approach to all of his restaurants.

Kurtz says that you can think of Bang Up to the Elephant! (the name is a nod to a way of saying "well done" in Victorian England) as the Casa Bonita of Capitol Hill, only hipper and funnier. "Instead of cliff divers, you get fantastical decor, live music, pay-what-you-wish yoga, performance art, and seating that’s good for the big-group birthdays and gangs-all-here gatherings that add to the festive vibe." 

And while food may not be the main draw, there's something for almost anyone on the expansive menus, since the kitchen serves from the early morning to the wee hours of the next morning.

Have you been to Bang Up to the Elephant? Delk's other restaurants? What do you think of them? Post a comment or e-mail [email protected]
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