Posts Tagged ‘Arlington’

One of the Real Housewives of Potomac Co-Owns a Kangaroo-Serving Restaurant

Maybe someone will overturn a table of meat pies and sausage rolls?

Is Rosslyn on the Verge of Having a Dining Scene?

Last Friday at 4 p.m., I ducked into a new restaurant, thinking I was in for a quiet beer at an empty boîte. I couldn’t have been more wrong. I snagged the very last stool at the 30-seat bar, which was already crowded by groups at high-top tables. By 6:30 p.m., the place was more […]

BonChon Chicken Now Open in Arlington

If you're still making you're way through Washington City Paper's 50 must-try dishes, now you can knock BonChon Chicken's wings and drumsticks off the list without a trip to Rockville or Fairfax. The Korean fried chicken destination opened yesterday at the Shops at Pershing (near Clarendon) in Arlington. Expect a menu that's similar the international […]

Cooking With Herbs: The Alice B. Toklas Recipe That Carole Greenwood Won’t Cook

[WARNING: Do not attempt this at home. Unless maybe you have a qualifying medical condition. If you do, please consult your doctor and/or lawyer as results may vary.] Tonight, at Artisphere in Arlington, celebrated D.C. chef Carole Greenwood hosts a special $150-per-person "pop-up culinary adventure," inspired by one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, […]

Now Holding Glasses And Classes: ChurchKey’s Greg Engert Launches New Beer Academy

He might not think much of official cicerone certification programs, at least not as the only path to sudsy perspicacity, but that doesn't mean that ChurchKey beer director Greg Engert is opposed to a proper malt and hops education.  Next month, Engert is launching a year-long series of Saturday afternoon tutorials called "The Beer Academy" […]

District Taco Might Actually Open In The District

District Taco is finally living up to its name. The Arlington-based restaurant and roving food truck has reportedly secured a second location—this one actually situated inside the District line, specifically at Metro Center. Eater DC gets the scoop via Twitter. Owner Marc Wallace says the bona fide D.C. address will offer a similar assortment of […]

Want to Buy Stock in District Taco? You Might Get Your Chance

NPR spotlights District Taco—the taco-slinging food truck and restaurant that is confusingly not based in the District (read Y&H contributor Pervaiz Shallwani's take on Arlington's popular purveyor of cochinita pibil here)—as just the type of small business that might benefit from new federal legislation, called the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act. Operator Osiris Hoil boasts […]

Ray’s the Steaks at East River ‘On Track’ For January Reopening

The sudden closure of Ray's the Steaks at East River last month prompted some speculation about the future of the pioneering Ward 7 steakhouse (ranked No. 39 on City Paper's list of D.C.'s 44 Most Powerful Restaurants for demonstrating that a nice sit-down restaurant could survive in that under-served part of town). "Please bear with […]

In The ‘Burbs: Bryan Voltaggio Has A Lot Going On; Plus, BBQ Intrigue In Crystal City

A semi-regular roundup of tantalizing developments outside the District Frederick, Md.—Volt's Bryan Voltaggio not only has his sprawling $2 million North Market Kitchen concept in the works. The former Top Chef contestant tells WaPo critic Tom Sietsema that he's also opening a 30-seat soup-and-sandwich joint called Lunchbox, as well as a yet-unnamed diner coming this […]

Eat Your Beer: Bayou Bakery’s Ale-Laden Barbecue Shrimp

Among the many beer-infused dishes that Y&H explored in this week's beer-themed paper, maybe my favorite is chef David Guas' New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp (pictured above), served on special every Friday night at Arlington's Bayou Bakery. I've tried the version at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace in Logan Circle. But with all due respect to Jeff […]