Posts Tagged ‘Art and Soul’

Don’t Feel Like Cooking Thursday? Get Thanksgiving to Go

The joys of take-out turkey

Yuppie Chow: Dogs Are The New Diners

Happy hour has gone to the dogs.

The Inn Crowd: Hotel Restaurants Revamp to Bring In Locals

When Scott Circle restaurant Nage Bistro got a makeover late last year, it adopted many of the trendy design elements that are popular in D.C.’s hottest new restaurants. Exposed brick now covers the walls, along with tiles of live moss atop refurbished wood reportedly from a barn built in Louisville, Ky., in 1932. Edison light […]

Bar Food Bites: Art and Soul’s Pickles

On Wednesday nights during the summer, Art and Soul on Capitol Hill hosts a Louisiana-style crab boil on its patio, where pickers crowd in at happy hour for spicy steamed jumbos, bites off the bar menu, and Flying Dog seasonal brews. But I skipped all of that on a recent Hump Day trip to the […]

What To Eat Tonight: Charity Bites at Art and Soul

A slew of D.C.'s best known chefs are joining forces tonight for a splashy charity event at the Liaison Hotel on Capitol Hill, hosted by two-time James Beard Award winner Art Smith of Art and Soul. “An Evening with Common Threads – Chefs Celebrating Children in the Kitchen" will feature the tasty creations of Citronelle's […]

What To Eat Tonight: Anchovy Sriracha-Topped Burger & Menabrea at Dino

For a pairing as ubiquitous and unimaginative as a burger and beer, tonight's $15 combo deal at Dino in Cleveland Park sounds pretty exceptional. The 10-ounce patty should be meaty enough to satisfy your hunger, while the advertised beefy backstory (made from locally butchered cows raised without antibiotics or hormones) should also appeal to your […]

Ass To Mouth: Art Smith Likes It, But Would You Eat Donkey?

Art Smith, owner of Capitol Hill's Art and Soul restaurant and former personal chef to celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey, has drawn the ire of at least one donkey lover with his comments about the surprising deliciousness of the four-legged mammal. On page 115 of the latest issue of National Geographic Traveler in the […]

Picking Apart Art Smith’s Maryland Fried Chicken

ART SMITH – GETTIN' REAL from CHEF LIFE I recently sampled celebrity chef Art Smith's smothered fried chicken at Art & Soul (as prepared by executive chef Travis Timberlake's team). The version here in the District was billed as yet another take on Maryland-style fried chicken, although it varied greatly from the pan-fried ones I've […]