Archive for March, 2013

TD Burger Coming to NoMa

Back in January, Y&H reported that season 7 Top Chef contestant and native Washingtonian Timothy Dean was looking to bring his burger and pizza joint TD Burger to D.C. Now, ANC Commissioner Tony Goodman brings word that Dean has signed a lease at 250 K St. NE, which was previously home to Zuppa Fresca. (Hat […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference Part 2

Having the annual Craft Brewers Conference in D.C. this week means plenty of chances to rub elbows with the brewers from around the world—or at least drink their beers. Yesterday, we brought you picks for the best events each day. Today, we offer some suggestions on where to meet beer world celebrities, listen to live music, drink […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Pale Foods Edition

A tribute to pale foods [NYT] A Mexican spot worth driving to in Manassas for [Post] Check out the first Matchbox in Virginia. [Eater] The Grill Room and The Rye Bar are now open at the Capella hotel. [Washingtonian] Michelle Obama dines at Cedar. [HuffPost] Le Diplomate is now taking reservations. [PoPville] Ten must-try foodie […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference This Week

The annual Craft Brewers Conference arrives in D.C. this week. More than 6,000 beer professionals from around the world are expected to attend, and many are bringing their beer with them. Gird your liver! Washington's plethora of craft beer-minded bars and restaurants have put together a whopper of a week to celebrate the first time the […]

Pepe Food Truck Drops $20 Sandwich Amid Ibérico Ham Shortage

Pepe's $20 Pepito de Ibérico flauta—one of D.C.'s most legendary (and expensive) food truck items—is no longer on the menu. Turns out Think Food Group has run out of the cut of Ibérico ham used for the sandwich, which also includes Serrano ham, roasted green peppers, caramelized onions, and aioli. Pepe chef Sean Wheaton says […]

WildCraft Soda Now On Draft at Meridian Pint

You won't be able to try superstar homebrewer Nathan Zeender's beers until Shaw brewpub Right Proper opens in the fall. But as of last Friday, Zeender's new line of WildCraft sodas are on tap at Meridian Pint. The small-batch, draft-only sodas are made with foraged botanicals and lightly sweetened with honey. Meridian Pint has two dedicated draft lines […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Passover Edition

Restaurants offering Passover fare [Washingtonian] Favorite drinks of D.C.-based celebrities [Drink DC] Where chefs eat after hours [Eater] Check out H Street Country Club's new roofdeck. [Post] Top 10 ramen spots in the D.C. area [The Plate] D.C. sports bars with craft beer [Zagat] Sneak peek of The Rye Bar at the Capella Hotel [Urban […]

Wine Bar Called Flight Coming to Chinatown

A restaurant and wine bar called Flight is opening at 777 6th St. NW, according to a liquor license application for the place. The owners, a husband-wife team, wouldn't give Y&H their names and declined to share much info about their venture, which is in the very early stages. The liquor application says the restaurant […]

Mediterranean Tapas Restaurant Coming to Shaw

Siyamak Sadeghi, a former owner of Shaw's Tavern and the shuttered Axis Bar and Grill on U Street NW, is opening a Mediterranean tapas spot called Dunya Restaurant & Lounge at 801 Florida Ave. NW. The restaurant will have a dining area on the ground floor, lounge on the second, and rooftop bar above that. […]

Right Proper Brewpub Seals Deal on Shaw Location

The anticipated brewpub from partners Thor Cheston of Brasserie Beck and Pizzeria Paradiso fame and John Snedden from Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company has settled on a space in Shaw. Right Proper will be located at 624 T St. NW, next to the Howard Theatre. The causal neighborhood restaurant and brewery will focus on fresh, inexpensive […]