Posts Tagged ‘Arra Lawson’

Food News You Can Use: No Summertime Doldrums Here

Hey, isn’t this supposed to be summer, when all we do is kick back and soak up the sun, along with those tart seasonal cocktails?  The local dining scene has not exactly taken a vacation this July. Here are just a few of the stories Young & Hungry has been following in the past week […]

Lawson Out, Robinson In As Executive Chef at Black’s

Arra Lawson performed so well at Addie's in Rockville that, earlier this year, the toque was given the executive chef position at Black's Bar & Kitchen, the Black Restaurant Group's Bethesda property. But Lawson couldn't summon the magic touch a second time; he apparently ran into conflicts in the new kitchen and was ousted by […]

Black Restaurant Group Pulls the Old Chef Switcheroo

Y&H is late in reporting this — but, hell, so is everyone since Jeff Black doesn't typically employ an army of PR agents to spoon feed us food writers with tips and breaking news  — but the Black Restaurant Group has filled the executive chef position at its flagship operation, Black's Bar & Kitchen, following […]

Todd Wiss Out as Executive Chef at Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Jeff Black, co-owner of the Black Restaurant Group, confirmed today that Todd Wiss was removed as executive chef at Black's Bar and Kitchen in Bethesda at least two weeks ago. The chef's stay was short. Wiss, the former sous at Poste Moderne Brasserie, was installed as executive chef at Black's in June. "We just had […]