Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Zimmern’

Where Did That Iguana Come From?

One of the highlights from last night's Capital Food Fight was a cook-off between celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern using iguana as an ingredient. But where did the lizard come from? None other than Victor Albisu, the former BLT Steak chef opening Taco Bamba this fall. Albisu, who worked with the event's organizers to […]

Four Memorable Moments From Capital Food Fight

Celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern, Jose Andrés, Padma Lakshmi, and Carla Hall came together last night to host and judge DC Central Kitchen's annual Capital Food Fight. The event raised $600,000 for the meal distribution and job training nonprofit, while giving everyone the chance to see their favorite chefs uncensored. If you missed it, here are some […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Red Hen Edition

Proof vets plan to open Italian-influenced American restaurant called The Red Hen in Bloomingdale. [Post] Radius Pizza on vacation until July 2. [PoP] What Andrew Zimmern did in D.C. [Eater] RedRocks Pizzeria coming to Columbia Pike. [ARLnow] Austin Grill Express and brb ("be right burger") no longer coming to Boilermaker Shops development. [JDLand] Phonation food […]

Will Thunder Burger Let Chef Ryan Fichter Serve Lion?

"People watch Andrew Zimmern and he's eating ants and antelope and all kinds of weird stuff, so why not do it?" Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter tells Dining Bisnow. The guy who served us beer-braised alligator ribs last week has plans for all sorts of things in coming weeks: "rattlesnake, boar, alligator, antelope, turtle, llama, […]

Whole Hog

The table at Dupont Circle’s Eola is covered in small appetizers that seem innocuous—tortellini, chicken fried steak, tempura fries. But take a second glance. All three dishes are made from parts of a pig’s head: The pasta is filled with brain. The golden, deep fried tempura batter hides slivers of ear. And the “steak” is […]

Andrew Zimmern Cries Uncle in Thailand

You'll have to indulge me here. I want to share this video less because of its gross-out factor and more because of this hilarious piece from Serious Eats writer Jillian Madison who offers a blow-by-blow account of poor Andrew Zimmern's encounter with, ahem, rustic Thai cooking on Bizarre Foods. Every stunt-food host has his limitations. […]

Food News You Can Use: ‘Top Chef’ in D.C. Gossip

Y&H is no Reliable Source, but even this food scribe is occasionally thrown a scrap of gossip about all the Top Chef shenanigans going on in the District. Like yesterday, a source told me that some white-jacket types were seen cooking in the building across the street from NPR's headquarters at 635 Massachusetts Ave. NW. […]

Joshua Whigham on the Differences Between D.C. and L.A.

Andrew Zimmern, your host for all foods bizarre, has a short Q&A with former Hook chef de cuisine Joshua Whigham, who was recently anointed to lead the kitchen at the four-star performer, The Bazaar by José Andrés. Among other questions, Zimmern asked Whigham how the D.C. food scene differs from L.A.'s. Whigham's answer is essentially […]

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