Posts Tagged ‘Aaron Gordon’

Discount at Drafting Table This Week

Logan Circle's new gastropub, Drafting Table, is giving diners a 25 percent discount off all food during its grand opening week, today through Oct. 16. The eclectic menu from chef Ciji Wagner, who previously worked at Rabbit Grill in Clarendon and Red Velvet Cupcakery, includes Mediterranean meatloaf; duck confit with grilled radicchio, caramelized shallots, grapes, and […]

Drafting Table Opens in Logan Circle

Restaurateur Aaron Gordon of TangySweet, Red Velvet Cupcakery, and Rabbit Grill opens his first full-service spot, Drafting Table, in Logan Circle tonight at 5 p.m. Gordon's motto for the gastropub: "It's more fun to eat in a bar than it is to drink in a restaurant." Chef Ciji Wagner, who worked at both Rabbit and […]

European-Style Cafe Coming to 14th and R Streets NW

Drafting Table, a gastropub soft-opening in Logan Circle next week, isn't the only place restaurateur Aaron Gordon has coming to 14th Street NW. The owner of TangySweet, Red Velvet Cupcakery, and Rabbit also plans to open a European-style cafe at the corner of 14th and R streets NW—just a block from Drafting Table. Gordon is still […]

The Best ‘Rabbit Food’ Has Pork In It: Menu Highlights, Rabbit, Opening July 28

Sure, you can get a salad at Rabbit, the veggie-friendly eatery opening  July 28 in leafy Clarendon. But what sets this place apart from rival roughage hubs Chop't and Sweetgreen, according to proprietor Aaron Gordon, is the other stuff. Gordon tells Y&H that his personal favorite thing on the menu is the Cuban sandwich, priced […]

Rabbit Preview Party Postponed By Reported Fire

Organizers are citing a fire at an adjacent eatery for spoiling their plans for a preview party tonight at Aaron Gordon's forthcoming Rabbit restaurant in Clarendon: Dear Attendee, There was a just a fire in the restaurant next door to Rabbit and they cannot get it fixed in the next few hours. THEREFORE, WE CANNOT […]

No Real Rabbit at Rabbit Restaurant, Just ‘Rabbit Food’

Rabbit, the latest effort from Tangysweet and Red Velvet Cupcakery proprietor Aaron Gordon, is scheduled to open in Clarendon in late July. Just to be clear: the place derives its name from the phrase "rabbit food," that is, salads and such, which it will serve. Not actual rabbit, as in bunny meat, a rep recently […]

Code Pinkberry: Why Does D.C. Have So Much Frozen Yogurt?

Sitting in the fashionable plasticity of Pinkberry in Fairfax, I’m sampling my very first cup of the famous fro-yo, trying to imagine those heady days back in 2005 when the yogurt shop debuted in West Hollywood and created a whole new kind of addict. At the time, Angelenos were willing to suffer parking tickets, neighborhood […]

Tangysweet Owner to Open Gourmet Salad/Sandwich Shop in Clarendon

Aaron Gordon, founder of the small Tangysweet chain, has signed a lease in the forthcoming Clarendon Center for a gourmet salads and sandwiches shop. Called Rabbit, the operation won't be like anything you've already experienced, Gordon promises, whether a Panera or Chop't or some other overworked concept. "It's very different from what you've seen at […]