Posts Tagged ‘2 Amys’

Neapolitan Smackdown!

In opening La Forchetta, the modish new Italian-themed eatery in Wesley Heights, restaurateur Hakan Ilhan boldly declared that the reigning mecca of authentic Neapolitan-style pizza-making in the District had just been surpassed.“2Amys, in my opinion, was No. 1," Ilhan said, referring to Peter Pastan's uber-popular pizzeria in Cleveland Park. "I think ours is the best.” […]

Don’t Call It Soggy! Il Canale’s Neapolitan-Certified Pizza

Tender and juicy are not generally the first words that come to mind when discussing pizza. But that's exactly how Giuseppe “Joe” Farrugio, owner of Il Canale in Georgetown, describes his pies. “We are making tender, juicy pizzas,” he says. And Farrugio now has the credentials to back it up. Last week, Farrugio's restaurant became […]

Zagat 2012 Released Today: Zaytinya, Still Most Popular; Marcel’s, Still Top Food

Zagat’s updated "2012 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey," is officially released on Wednesday. In it, you'll find D.C.'s most popular restaurants listed as follows: Zaytinya, 2 Amys, Central, Citronelle, Inn at Little Washington. And the city's top rated places for food: Marcel’s (29 out of 30 points), Inn at Little Washington (29) Komi (29), CityZen (28), […]

Hitting the Sauce: The Standard’s Secret Mustard Mix

Of all the popular foods that I have always felt guilty for not loving, mustard ranks close to the top. There was something so unapproachable and alienating about that fluorescent yellow squeeze bottle. I used to cringe when my childhood friend would squeeze packets of the neon stuff directly into her mouth. But then I […]

Pizzeria Orso Finally Opens

Pizzeria Orso is open for business. The man who normally occupies this space has been waiting a while for this day. "Can you please open already?" Tim wrote in January, declaring that "of all the pizzerias scheduled to open soon, none gets me more excited than" the then-mythic Falls Church joint which had been in […]

Vote for D.C.’s Hall of Fame Dishes!

A couple of weeks ago, Y&H asked you to nominate the entrees and appetizers and desserts that you felt were worthy of inclusion into a D.C. Dish Hall of Fame. Y'all tore into the assignment like a pack of wolves on a dead carcass.  I received Tweets, personal e-mails, and lots of suggestions via the […]

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