Posts Tagged ‘Atlantic City’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Pizzeria-Style Coffee Edition

Alexandria's Vermillion gets the Obama bump on Valentine's Day. [Politico] All the hoopla over D.C.'s restaurant renaissance is merited. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution] The rumors are true: Michel Richard is opening three restaurants in Atlantic City [WaPo] Jackie Greenbaum's new Mexican spot in Columbia Heights, El Chucho's Cocina Superior, is set to open in May. [Washingtonian] Shaw's […]

Watch Robert Weidmaier’s Rockin’ Revel Atlantic City Promo Video

The Press of Atlantic City follows up on Y&H's earlier report about D.C. chef Robert Weidmaier's forthcoming Mussel Bar on the Jersey shore with some additional details about the casino-level eatery. For starters, the decor will feature "knotted oak wainscoting and floors, mussel-shaped ceiling drops as well as beer bottle and rope light fixtures." Mussel […]

Why Mussel Bar? Robert Weidmaier Explains His Atlantic City Branding Switcheroo

In this week's Young & Hungry column, I chat with D.C. chefs Robert Weidmaier and Brian McBride about the new 230-seat restaurant they're opening in Atlantic City. Originally conceived as a second location for Weidmaier's downtown D.C. eatery Brasserie Beck, the restaurant will instead operate under the Mussel Bar moniker (the same name as Weidmaier's […]

Dinner Roll of the Dice: Brian McBride and Robert Weidmaier Eye Atlantic City

Brian McBride is frying up some severed shrimp heads, part of an ambitious recipe for a new pasta dish. For a veteran of the restaurant scene in Washington, with its sizeable international population and its proliferation of sushi joints, the noggins might not seem especially out of the ordinary. But McBride, the former chef at […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Cupcakes. People love to eat 'em and love to read about 'em, too. The little frosted cakes devoured two of the top five spots this week. Well, I should say that subjects tangentially related to cupcakes took two of the top five spots. Take a look: Furstenberg's Departure from G Street: What Does It Say […]

Brasserie Beck to Open Second Location in Atlantic City

Robert Wiedmaier doesn't consider himself a gambling man, but the chef and owner behind Marcel's and Brasserie Beck is betting that Atlantic City will embrace his Belgian approach to a gastropub. He's planning to open a second Brasserie Beck in the massive Revel hotel and casino, a financially strapped project that has lately been looking […]

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