Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

Culinary Oveytians, An Organic Gourmet Cuisine on Wheels, By Chef Seb and Marcia Stone

[sponsored post] It’s not often that a restaurateur decides to operate a food truck. It’s usually the other way around. You start out with a food truck with hopes that it will do so well, that it will lead to expanding into a successful restaurant. When my family opened the doors to Amoo’s, I had […]

Don’t Miss DC’s Biggest Wine & Music Block Party, VinofestDC, This Weekend at Union Market

[sponsored post] On June 28th, Washington DC will be treated to an incomparable wine and music festival. VinoFestDC will bring together wine lovers, chart-topping musicians, art exhibitions, a vast selection of vino—all uniting to give back to two DC born charities – Dreams for Kids DC (DFKDC) and Bike2TheBeach. Union Market’s upstairs and outdoor space […]

Culinary Oveytians, Food and “Taarof”, By Chef Seb

[sponsored post] Culinary Oveytians Food and “Taarof” By Chef Seb Today I want to talk about a Persian cultural gesture of kindness called “taarof.” Taarof is something you see every day in Iran among the people; it’s a way of showing gratitude by compromising for someone. All my life, I’ve wondered why Persians are always […]

Culinary Oveytians, A Contemporary Persian Cuisine, By Chef Seb

[sponsored post] Culinary Oveytians A Contemporary Persian Cuisine By Chef Seb  Persian cuisine is a cuisine with thousands of years of history but yet unknown on the international culinary scene.  In the last thirty years, much of media coverage on Iran has focused on acts of violence, terrorism, and intolerance.  This makes it virtually impossible […]

The Mighty Pint / The Not-Your-Traditional New Year’s Eve Party!

[sponsored post] Some people LOVE New Year’s Eve, while some people HATE it. Regardless of which side of the party spectrum you’re on – or maybe it’s somewhere in the middle – The Mighty Pint has the event for you! We’re getting rid of all the things that you dislike about NYE.  No gimmicks, no […]

Book Signing and Farm to Table Dining at Copperwood Tavern

[sponsored post] Copperwood Tavern opened on Oct. 4, 2013, making it Shirlington Village’s first and only Farm to Table restaurant.  With Maggie O’Neill from O’Neill Studios behind the design helm, a quaint “cabin in the woods” was created right outside the hustle and bustle of the Nation’s Capital. Making a name for themselves with their […]

Wilson Tavern Is Just Too Fun To Enjoy Alone 

[sponsored post] Located in the heart of Courthouse, Wilson Tavern has quickly established itself as the local watering hole of the neighborhood.  If you’ve ever wanted to walk into a bar and use the term, “I’ll have the usual,” then this is the place for you.  It’s the type of bar that appreciates its Regulars […]

Irish Whiskey Public House

[sponsored post] We're only a few weeks from September 17th, and if that doesn't mean anything to you, clearly you aren't Irish enough! September 17th marks the halfway point to our favorite holiday, St. Patrick's Day! So in that way of thinking, we thought we would check in with one of DC's top Irish bars, […]

Vintage Movie Intermission Trailers

Y&H is old enough to remember drive-ins and some of the classic intermission advertisements that these operations showed between flicks. But Serious Eats has unearthed even older trailers dating back to when movie houses used to have intermissions. These clips are delightfully cheesy. They make me wonder what Don Draper would think of them. Not […]

Domino’s Pulls Back the Curtain on TV Commercial Food Styling

As AdFreak.com noted, this video is part of Domino's current marketing strategy to argue that its pizzas are so perfect and tasty, right out of the oven, that they don't need any food-porn, food-stylist manipulation.  You can even submit photos of your Domino's pie to try to prove the chain's point. That's all well and […]

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