Posts Tagged ‘Ardeo + Bardeo’

Six Bottomless Brunch Bargains

Bottomless brunches may be a time-tested method for forestalling a weekend’s inevitable hangover via the ingestion of rubbery eggs Benedict and watery mimosas. Luckily, a handful of local brunch haunts offer all-you-can-eat or -drink menus that are both palatable and reasonably priced. This weekend, skip the $40-plus food-as-an-afterthought spots, and get a decent midday buzz […]

Remixology: Make Us a Drink With Pop Rocks

Where: Ardeo + Bardeo, 3311 Connecticut Ave. NW Bartender: Genni Ahrens Mystery Ingredient: Watermelon, tropical punch, and strawberry Pop Rocks Bartender Response: “Pop Rocks, it’s been a long time,” said Ahrens, who, like many experimentally dispositioned bartenders before her, has already used the candy in a drink. “Who would have thought that playing with Pop […]

Cocktail Guess: Make Me a Patriotic Drink

Where: Tonic, 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW Bartender response: “Like something you’d drink at a cookout?” What we got: Tanqueray, lime juice, and blackberry schnapps served over ice Price: $11 How it tasted: Tart and boozy. The lime juice was the standout element in this cocktail, and almost entirely masked the Tanqueray.Improv points (1–5): 3. […]

Local 16: The Umpteenth Location For Pizzaiolo Edan MacQuaid

Smoky wood aroma? Check. Light, puffy crust? Check. Char marks that leave an ashy black residue somewhat resembling coal dust all over your fingers? Yeah, pretty much. All indications suggest that Edan MacQuaid is in the house. Washington Post critic Tom Sietsema broke the news Wednesday that the prominent D.C. pizzaiolo is back at the […]

Quick Feeding: Lancaster Eats Coming to 14th Street

Lancaster County Connection: Do you like Amish- and Mennonite-prepared food? Then get ready to live less simply. "The farmers and manufacturers of food in Lancaster have really been stepping it up in quality recently to move beyond 'Dutchy' fare, and are providing high-end products that meet the standards of more discerning customers in urban environments." […]

Quick Feeding: Relishing a Government Shutdown; Sietsema Hates the Word ‘Veggie’

Open for Business: The federal government may be shutting down, but that doesn't mean some of the city's hot restaurant areas, like H Street NE, will be dark. Tweets one neighborhood denizen: "Feds might shut down your computer, B'berry, send U home, but #HSt will be OPEN!! Great food, cold beer, baseball on big TVs. […]

Ardeo + Bardeo Makes a Nice Reintroduction to Cleveland Park

Tom Sietsema weighed in on the new Ardeo + Bardeo in Cleveland Park in this weekend's Post Magazine and says it has "polish and promise." Owner Ashok Bajaj combined the formerly separate dining and bar spaces into one restaurant and moved Nate Garyantes, the former executive sous chef at Minibar, into the kitchen. And Sietsema […]