Archive for August, 2013

Brew in Town: Dogfish Head Positive Contact

Dogfish Head Positive Contact Where In Town: Scion Restaurant, 2100 P St. NW Price: $10/9 ounces Hip Hops Hurray Brewers sometimes create beers in homage to their favorite music: Take Dogfish Head’s tributes to Miles Davis and Pearl Jam. But when Deltron 3030’s Dan the Automator approached Dogfish founder Sam Calagione about brewing a beer […]

Baby Wale Now Open Near Convention Center

Corduroy, the beloved D.C. restaurant, got a fabric-themed sibling yesterday, and it happened rather quietly. Baby Wale, which opened last night, sits adjacent to chef/owner Tom Power’s original baby, and in case you’re not up on your sartorial lingo, “wale” identifies the number of ridges per inch in any given corduroy. Power wants his new restaurant […]

New Additions

Another month, another onslaught of restaurant openings. (Who says August is slow?) Check out these six new eateries, broken down to their essential parts. H & pizza – 89 cents per pizza – a few inches + gas station decor + gluten-free options + lunching World Bank/IMF employees = Custom Fuel (1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW)

Snakes on a Plate: Snakehead Abounds, Except on Menus

Since the northern snakehead turned up in a lake in Crofton, Md., in 2002, the fish has loomed in the public imagination as a dark, monstrous invader. The presence of snakehead worried scientists, who knew that any invasive species poses an ecological threat; it concerned recreational anglers, who fretted that the snakehead, which has no […]

RedRocks Pizzeria Opens on H Street NE

Between the retractable roof, the suspended “catwalk,” and the indoor-outdoor rooftop bar, RedRocks’ fourth location on H Street NE is so tricked out that, when it soft-opens today, it will become the brand’s flagship location. Though the grand opening isn't until Sept. 5, customers can trickle in for service starting today. (The pizzeria will, however, be […]

Doi Moi Opens Today on 14th Street NW

After going through two or three dozen different names, Mark Kuller’s new Asian restaurant finally opens today as Doi Moi. “We never knew what was going to be the actual name until we saw the sign,” says general manager Justin Guthrie. “Some of the blueprints actually have a different name on them.” Located at the corner […]

Thally Opens in Shaw Today

First things first: the 'h' is silent in Thally, the new "modern American" restaurant and bar opening in Shaw today. It's pronounced like Tally-Ho—a phrase you'll see printed in giant letters against a teal background when you walk into the brick and magenta-accented 70-seat dining room. Tally-Ho was the name of the stables, built in […]

The Reheat Index: Good Stuff Eatery’s ’Shroom Burger

The Reheat Index takes one of the District’s favorite foods and sends it through the microwave. Some meals will rise again, delicious and transformed, others will fall apart when faced with electromagnetic radiation.   Where: Good Stuff Eatery, 3291 M St. NW The Dish: The ’Shroom Burger, which used to be listed on the menu […]

Irish Whiskey Public House

[sponsored post] We're only a few weeks from September 17th, and if that doesn't mean anything to you, clearly you aren't Irish enough! September 17th marks the halfway point to our favorite holiday, St. Patrick's Day! So in that way of thinking, we thought we would check in with one of DC's top Irish bars, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: The Ultimate Burger Edition

A burger made with all the best components of many different burgers [Post] Bengali restaurant now open on Lee Highway. [ARLnow] Pines of Florence on Connecticut Avenue NW becomes Jambalaya Room. [PoPville] Where to drink and watch a football game [Eater] The Reef reopens after stabbing, but not everyone is happy about that. [DCist] Take […]