Posts Tagged ‘1789 Restaurant’

In D.C.’s Transient Restaurant Scene, Stelios Alexandris has Stayed Put for 34 Years

Stelios Alexandris has been filling water glasses and taking orders long enough that he used to serve Hubert Humphrey at The Monocle on Capitol Hill. “I was like up to here to him,” Alexandris says, hovering his hand around his shoulder to show his height compared to that of the then-senator and former vice-president. In […]

Feed Dating: Local Farmers Court D.C. Chefs at Matchmaking Event

It’s hard to tell who’s a farmer and who’s a chef in the plaid-heavy crowd of 90 people gathered at Birch & Barley. Both groups have come to meet, schmooze, and ultimately see if they find the spark for a new relationship. To help sort through the mob, Pam Hess, executive director of Arcadia Center […]

Free Foie Gras for Californians at 1789 Restaurant

Poor Californians, so deprived of foie gras! Finally, someone is giving them a break. In a belated response to the Golden State's ban on fattened goose and duck liver, which went into effect over the summer, 1789 Restaurant is offering Californians a legal taste on the house. If you show your California ID at 1789 […]

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