Archive for May, 2013

Get Cheesesteaks at Taylor Gourmet Locations All Week

If you haven't tried a cheesesteak from Taylor Charles Steak & Ice, now's your chance to get one without trekking to H Street NE. All this week, cheesesteaks will be available at different Taylor Gourmet locations. Today, get the Philly staple at the new Penn Quarter store at 624 E St. NW. (Check out locations […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Doughnut Brunch Edition

GBD launches brunch with entree, doughnut, and coffee for $12 [Washingtonian] Five things to try at B Too [Girl Meets Food] Whiskey shortages? [Drink DC] Meet the chef of Norway's embassy [Eater] Dairy Godmother's cicada crunch ice cream doesn't actually have critters. [Post] The seven best farm-to-table restaurants in D.C. [Zagat] Photo by Jessica Sidman

New Scion Opens in Silver Spring

This week the team behind Dupont Circle's Scion and Crios Modern Mexican opened a new location in Silver Spring. In the 4,500-square-foot space two blocks from the Silver Spring Metro station, the new Scion boasts a 70-seat dining room featuring an Asian-themed comfort food menu and a lounge and 12-seat bar offering a large rotating […]

Brew In Town: Bluejacket and Brasserie de la Senne Gray Jacket

Where in Town: ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW Price: $3/4 oz, $7/11.2 oz If You Build It… Their Navy Yard brewery may not be up and running until later this summer, but Bluejacket’s Megan Parisi and Greg Engert have spent the last year making beer with respected brewers from across the U.S. and Europe. Their […]

First Look at The Elroy, Opening on H Street NE Tomorrow

Karl Graham, a general contractor and former partner in New York Avenue Beach Bar, opens his new bar The Elroy at 1423 H St. NE tomorrow at 7 p.m. The bar is named after the Jetsons' character, who is painted on the wall with Astro, the dog, downstairs. Some of the more "futuristic" flourishes to go […]

Landlord Sued Zeke’s DC Donutz, But Hopes to Resolve Things Amicably

The landlord of Zeke's DC Donutz didn't just complain about doughnut fumes, leading to the shop's temporary closure—they also sued them. The complaint, filed by Grosvenor Urban Retail in D.C. Superior Court on April 25, also says owner Aaron Gordon owes $88,996.68 (plus legal fees) related primarily to the space's previous tenant Tasti D-Lite, although […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Smoke Edition

Char and smoke are in. [Express] The evolution of Tryst's beer menu [DC Beer] GBD sells 2,000 to 2,400 doughnuts per week [Eater] Where to drink Memorial Day Weekend [Drink DC] Indian street food coming to H Street NE [Frozen Tropics] A slideshow of summer cocktails [Post] The best martinis around D.C. [Zagat] Photo via […]

Beuchert’s Saloon Gives Away Pie In Response to Tom Sietsema

Beuchert's Saloon really, really wants to prove Tom Sietsema wrong about its pie. In his 1.5 star review, the Post critic wrote: "Chess pie in a slip of a crust would be better if it had less sugar, but I like the orange note that brightens the filling." Not exactly the most scalding remark, but apparently a […]

Couped Up: What Happens Late, Late at Night at The Coupe

When all the watering holes shut down, D.C. can feel like it needs life support, a place to house the hordes of hungry children-of-the-night searching for something to eat. The Coupe, Columbia Heights’ bar/diner/coffee lounge, is one such sleepless stead. I staked it out on a recent Saturday night/Sunday morning to find out what goes […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Grasshopper Guacamole at El Centro D.F.

The Dish: Guacamole Sur Where to Get It: El Centro DF, 1819 14th St. NW, (202) 328-3131; Price: $12.95 What It Is: Guacamole with grasshoppers mixed in What It Tastes Like: While these hair-raising insects threw me into a Fear Factor–like fit of panic at first, the guac is delicious. Whole, buttery avocados are […]