Posts Tagged ‘Addie’s’

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Jeff Black’s First Restaurant Addie’s to Close and Relocate

After 18 years, Jeff and Barbara Black's first restaurant, Addie's, will serve the last meal at its Rockville location on Nov. 27. The couple, who also own Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, BlackSalt, Black Market Bistro, and others, plan to eventually reopen Addie's in a new location in the D.C. area. Negotiations over the lease at […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Age of Terror Edition

Lots of restaurant openings and closings: Is this the golden era or age of terror for D.C. dining? [WAMU] What to expect of the Italian restaurant coming to 14th Street NW from the Acqua Al 2 crew [Washingtonian] A dozen killer sushi happy hours [Eater] Former Addie's chef Nate Waugaman joins Tallula and EatBar in […]

The Pearl Piquant Help It

For all the Cajun-Creole-themed cooking going on inWashington these days, you’d think the city would see a sudden spike in capsaicin overdoses. Not so. The stuff that generally passes for New Orleans-style fare around here would barely register on the Scoville scale. To put it mildly, so to speak: My first bowls of gumbo and […]

Food Fight! 2011 Charity Cook-Off Contestants Include Jeff Black, Todd Gray, Haidar Karoum, Brian McBride

Organizers of the annual Capital Food Fight have announced the contestants in this year's charity cook-off competition. And the gustatory gladiators are:  Jeff Black of BlackSalt, Addie’s and Pearl Dive Oyster Palace; Todd Gray of Equinox, WaterShed, and Muse at the Corcoran; Haidar Karoum from Estadio and Proof and Brian McBride from Blue Duck Tavern. An impressive lineup […]

Diary of An Angry Diner at Addie’s

If you've ever thought about opening your own restaurant, you might want to first consider this anecdote from Jeff Black. Black, owner of a number of neighborhood eateries including BlackSalt and Black's Bar & Kitchen, related this sordid tale about a diner last night at Addie's in Rockville. The problem started, Black says, when the […]

Black Restaurant Group Is Looking to Open Another Place in D.C.

Now that Jeff Black and the rest of the Black Restaurant Group have stabilized the kitchen at their Bethesda property, the team can focus on their latest plan — to expand the dining empire that already includes BlackSalt, Addie's, Black Market Bistro, and Black's Bar & Kitchen. Actually, Black thought he had a deal to […]

Lawson Out, Robinson In As Executive Chef at Black’s

Arra Lawson performed so well at Addie's in Rockville that, earlier this year, the toque was given the executive chef position at Black's Bar & Kitchen, the Black Restaurant Group's Bethesda property. But Lawson couldn't summon the magic touch a second time; he apparently ran into conflicts in the new kitchen and was ousted by […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Addie’s

Each day, we’ll run through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us how your meal was when you return. Addie’s is easy […]

Black Restaurant Group Pulls the Old Chef Switcheroo

Y&H is late in reporting this — but, hell, so is everyone since Jeff Black doesn't typically employ an army of PR agents to spoon feed us food writers with tips and breaking news  — but the Black Restaurant Group has filled the executive chef position at its flagship operation, Black's Bar & Kitchen, following […]