Posts Tagged ‘Acre 121’

What To Eat Tonight: Oysters Five Ways at Acre 121

Tonight: Acre 121 celebrates leap year with a five-course feast of oysters prepared in various ways. The briny journey kicks off with raw East Coast oysters on the half shell, followed by the classic Rockefeller-style baked and stuffed variety and subsequent stewed, fried and broiled incarnations, as well. No meaty mollusks for dessert, however. They're […]

What To Eat Tonight: Food Truck Fare & Fine Wines at National Press Club

Tonight: Street food and fine wines might seem an unusual coupling. But think of it as a sign of just how far D.C.'s food truck scene has come. Tonight, six of city's roving grub vendors will have their pedestrian eats paired with select wines at the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Restaurant. Participating food trucks […]

What To Eat (And Drink) Tonight: Half-Smoke and Stout at Bourbon Steak

Tonight: Time is running out to take advantage of the popular $7 smoke 'n' stout special at Bourbon Steak. Available until the end of February, the popular off-menu option pairs a half-smoke sausage from Nate Anda's Red Apron Butchery (dressed in one of two ways: topped with venison chili and cheese, or sauerkraut and ketchup) […]

Low Country Lovin': Acre 121 Opens Tonight With Pig Aplenty

"We're not trying to have it like Chief Ike's," John Groth, a consultant to Acre 121, tells me about the new restaurant's music scene during last night's soft opening. "It's a small room [at Ike's] and [the music] is just railing away right in front of you. You can see that customers are leaving as the […]