Posts Tagged ‘America Eats Tavern’

America Eats Tavern Revived in Tysons Corner

José Andrés has a new restaurant to go with his new U.S. citizenship. American Eats Tavern—formerly a year-long pop-up in Penn Quarter—has been reborn at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. The restaurant is Andrés’ ode to the history of American cuisine and initially grew out of a collaboration with the National Archives about the country’s […]

Local Couple Aims to Make Fruit Ketchups a Thing

For decades, Heinz Ketchup has proven to be a condiment that knows no rival. But damned if others aren’t going to try to compete—including locals Kori Hill Wallace and Matt Wallace. The married couple—he’s an analyst in the energy industry, she works in tech and studies graphic design—has spent the past year developing a line […]

America Eats Tavern Coming to the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner

America Eats Tavern, José Andrés' year-long Penn Quarter pop-up, is making a comeback in November. This time, it's reincarnating permanently at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, previously home to Michel Richard's Michel. PR and marketing firm The Aba Agency broke the news via Twitter. The Post followed up with a story saying that the concept will be tweaked for the northern […]

Vendor’s Game: Meet the Chef Behind Union Market

Union Market is chef Richie Brandenburg’s pantry. It’s lunch hour on opening day of the new high-end food emporium, and the mastermind of Union Market is strolling past the olive oils, meats, and baguettes down the bustling center aisle of the 25,000-square foot space off of 5th Street NE. He walks past vendors he once […]

Minibar Will Relocate to Zola Wine & Kitchen

The future of Minibar has remained somewhat of a mystery with the July 4 closure of America Eats Tavern, which housed the restaurant within a restaurant. Now, the Post's Tom Sietsema reports that uber chef José Andrés will be relocating Minibar into recently-shuttered Zola Wine & Kitchen at 9th and E streets NW. (Not to be […]

Pop Up? Pipe Down!

Lost Society, on U Street NW, is normally closed on Monday nights. But on a recent Monday evening, its dining room played host to 18 guests in a somewhat unusual arrangement. Seated around one long communal table, the diners ate dishes like popcorn soup, strawberry pasta, and a Ritz cracker ice cream with warm apple […]

America Eats Tavern Closing July 4

  You have less than three weeks left to taste José Andrés' take on American culinary history at America Eats Tavern in Penn Quarter: The "pop-up" restaurant will end its year-long run on July 4. America Eats was initially supposed to close at the beginning of the year, but the restaurant announced in November that it […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Skip The Spicy Tuna Edition

Spicy tuna rolls are "highly suspect" in salmonella outbreak affecting 19 states and D.C. [WTOP] Pizzaro has quietly opened in Shaw. [Prince of Petworth] More details on the new Maple, now open in Columbia Heights [Dining Bisnow] Here's a reason to visit America Eats Tavern [Don Rockwell] D.C.'s 2nd Annual American Lamb Jam is May […]

Gut Reaction: Boundary Road’s $15 PB&J With Foie Gras Is Decadent & Dinky

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant. "It's tiny!" the woman beside me chirps up when my order arrives. I'm sitting at the bar at Boundary Road, the newish eatery along H Street NE, which recently hosted a hugely publicized visit from President Barack […]

Gut Reaction: José Andrés’ Pricey Pepito Might Be Worth The Full Jackson

Y&H is loathe to heap any more praise on overly celebrated D.C. chef José Andrés. The guy has already won the coveted James Beard Award for "Outstanding Chef," after all, and has more publicists following him around than Jesus Christ. By and large, the food writers in this town tend to chronicle his every move […]

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