Posts Tagged ‘Againn’

Farewell, Againn

After some mixed signals about whether it would close, British gastropub Againn is officially gone for good. Prince of Petworth first reported rumors that the restaurant would shutter two weeks ago, but General Manager Romero Santos quickly followed up to say Againn was not closing. At that time, owner Mark Weiss told Y&H that the […]

What To Eat Tonight: Short Ribs and Pilsner Urquell at Station 4

The latest local restaurant to get into the beer dinner game is Southwest D.C.'s Station 4, which tonight launches a new Monday night special: three courses with sudsy pairings for $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Granted, the three featured brews aren't all that eclectic. We're talking about mainstream labels Peroni, Pilsner Urquell and […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Brunch Latkes Edition

Gina Chersevani (ex-PS7's) plans to open a "cocktail deli" near 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE.  Is she talking about the former Ba Bay space? [Prince of Petworth] A petition urging D.C. Council to pass new food truck regulations has garnered more than 500 signatures in just 24 hours. [HuffPo] Marvelous Market founder Mark Furstenberg […]

This Week in Beer: Brasserie Beck & Againn Host New Belgium, Pizzeria Paradiso Holds AutumnFest, SweetWater and Great Lakes Take Over The Black Squirrel & More

There is plenty of organized beer fun to fill up your day planner this week. Read on for a run-through, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

The British Are Cooking: D.C.’s Old-School Pub Fare Isn’t As Bad as the Jokes

Former French president Jacques Chirac once reportedlyjoked of the British: “You can’t trust people who cook as badly as that.” Chirac—who said that England’s grub was second only to Finland’s in its awfulness—was at the time having a hissy fit after London edged out Paris to host the 2012 Olympics. Making matters worse for him: […]

Quick Feeding: Haggis Lovers, Rejoice!

Are you one of those Robert Burns nuts who likes to honor the great Scot (and his poetry) in the month of January by chowing down on some haggis? Againn can eliminate the trouble of stuffing a sheep's stomach at home, when the restaurant hosts its own three-course Burns birthday menu on Jan. 25, complete […]

Perusing Holiday Menus, Part I: Christmas Goose at Againn

Are you staying in town for Christmas and/or New Years and haven't made feasting plans yet? Young & Hungry is featuring what's being planned at a number of restaurants around the area for the holidays. Let's get started... Here's what Againn, pictured above, has planned for Christmas Eve: Seafood Terrine served with scallop mousse, Loch […]

Food News You Can Use: How to Use Store-Bought Cranberry Sauce and Pawn It Off As Your Own

No time to waste, let's get straight to the news. Capitol Hill Sporting Goods at 727 8th St. SE will soon be replaced by a funky new tavern serving up American fare and offering live jazz and blues. (The Hill Is Home) During President Obama's trip to the Subcontinent this past weekend, the Indian government […]

This Week: Troegs at Birreria, Birthday Barleywines, Big Beers at the Brick & Our Beloved Beerspotter at Black Squirrel

That's a lot of B's, but B is for beer and this is a good week to go out and enjoy some, especially if you like the big (meaning strong) ones. Tonight Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown will feature Troegs Brewing Company at their monthly beer dinner. Both seatings are likely to be sold out, but you can always […]

Which Restaurants Are Braving the Storm? Y&H Has a Working List.

Pete's will be riding the storm out. For those who didn't stock the pantry in preparation for the Armageddon — sorry, snowmageddon — you might consider braving the elements and heading to a nearby restaurant. A number are doggedly riding out the storm this weekend. Here's our working list. Please add to it as you […]