Archive for May, 2014

Where to Eat Testicles This Weekend

We’ll skip the inevitably terrible puns and just tell you this: Tomorrow is a good day to eat testicles. The Montana State Society is hosting its 10th Annual Testicle Festival Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Arlington American Legion. Guests can sample as many Rocky Mountain Oysters as they want, prepared by “Montana’s most famous […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Supper Club Edition

A supper-club flow chart [Express] Travel the world by visiting these local restaurants [Thrillist] BLT Steak now has wagyu flights. [Eater] How to enjoy Thai food at Elephant Jumps like a pro. [Post] Where to drink whiskey this weekend [Zagat] Alphonse Italian Market & Osteria opening in two to three weeks. [PoPville] Photo from Rose's […]

A Look at What Minibar’s Staff Eats for Family Meal

Diners aren’t the only ones who eat well at Minibar. The staff of José Andrés’ avant-garde restaurant get pretty extravagant when it comes to its own daily “family” meals. Typically, the kitchen’s four-person morning team, which gets in at 7 a.m., creates a menu for its peers while prepping for the evening dinner service. Every […]

Remixology: Make Us a Drink With Sumac

Bartender: Phil Anova Where: Mandu, 453 K St. NW Mystery Ingredient: Ground sumac Bartender Response: “I thought it was kind of cool. I’ve never worked with it before; I’ve only had it on lamb,” he said. What We Got: Anova steeped the sumac as if it was a tea to create a “sumac water.” A […]

South Indian Restaurant Malgudi Closes Dupont Location

After opening last August, the owners of Malgudi have closed the second location of their southern Indian restaurant at 1633 P St. NW. The original Glover Park location remains open. "While at the time it seemed like a really good idea to open a second Malgudi, it later turned out that we were really splitting […]

Ballston’s Restaurant Challenge Isn’t Exactly What It Seems

More than 35,000 people showed up in Ballston for the Taste of Arlington last week to drink beer, listen to live music, and sample food from some 40 area restaurants. But for eight of the chefs and restaurateurs serving the sunburned masses, the stakes were high. As contestants in Ballston’s Restaurant Challenge, they were competing, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Booze Delivery Edition

Booze delivery service launches in D.C. this week [City Desk] "Casual fine dining" restaurant Orange Anchor coming to the Georgetown waterfront. [PoPville] Heavy Seas Alehouse team wants to open a burger joint in D.C. [WBJ] Chef Joe Palma talk about his return to D.C. to work at Bourbon Steak. [Eater] Five must-try summer food and […]

Monthly Late Night Korean Snack Menu Coming to Mandu

Midnight cheese ramen, anyone? Mandu chef and owner Danny Lee is launching Anju, a series of monthly late night pop-ups beginning June 6 at the Korean restaurant's 435 K Street NW location. Lee is teaming up with Baltimore chef Jonah Kim to create a menu of Korean-inspired bar snacks that will be available from 10 p.m. to 1 […]

Where to find New York-Style Bagels This Weekend (Updated)

If there’s one thing Washingtonians love to complain about, it’s the lack of decent bagels in D.C. So here's some good news: Jeremiah Cohen, the former general manager at Tabard Inn, is scouting locations to bring a bagel shop to D.C. In the meantime, his Bullfrog Bagels will be sold at Cork Market on 14th Street NW this Friday through […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Noma Edition

Former D.C. chef Daniel Giusti now runs the world's top kitchen in Copenhagen. [Post] Happy hours that go late in the night [Eater] 12 soft-shell crab dishes to check out this season [Zagat] The definitive ranking of ice cream truck treats [BuzzFeed] The best places to eat and drink outside in 15 neighborhoods [Thrillist] New Georgetown restaurant […]