Posts Tagged ‘Art Smith’

Yuppie Chow: Dogs Are The New Diners

Happy hour has gone to the dogs.

Art & Soul Closes Today for Renovations

Fresh off hosting the Chef's Ball this weekend, Art & Soul at The Liaison Capitol Hill is closing today through Feb. 18 for a makeover. The renovations of celebrity chef Art Smith's restaurant aim to create "an indoor urban market feel." (Yes, farmhouse chic is still trendy.) Instead of carpet, herringbone wood flooring will be used throughout the […]

Celebrity Chefs and Jesse Tyler Ferguson at the Chef’s Ball

Chefs, foodies, and even a couple celebrities gathered at The Liaison Hotel late Saturday night for the Inaugural Chef's Ball. Here's who we spotted, what was worth eating, and why this ball was not a snoozer: The Chefs: Art & Soul chefs Art Smith and Wes Morton co-chaired the event, while Toki Underground's Erik Burner-Yang, […]

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 […]

Another Feather in Ruta’s Cap: White House Chef Prognosticator

Barack Obama's transition team has just announced that it will retain current White House chef, Cristeta Comerford, a naturalized U.S. citizen from the Philippines. Hate to tell you, but Palena chef and owner Frank Ruta, a former White House cook himself, virtually predicted such a thing back in November when Young & Hungry contacted him. […]