Posts Tagged ‘bacon’

Bacon Desserts That Are Actually Good

Don't waste your $2.49 on Burger King's new bacon sundae. Instead, there are some legit bacon-infused sweets around town actually worth the money and calories: Toffee-bacon donuts, Birch & Barley, $6 Peanut butter bacon pop tart, Ted's Bulletin, $3.30 Flapjack maple brown butter cupcake with caramel buttercream and candied bacon, Baked & Wired, $3.85 Maple [...]

Burger King’s Bacon Sundae is OK—Without the Bacon

Just when you think the bacon craze is losing steam, Burger King puts it in its ice cream sundae—and the media goes wild. The new menu item debuted today with so much buzz (seriously, Esquire reviewed it) that Y&H feels obligated to increase our risk of diabetes so you don't have to. "Has it been [...]

The Cheesiest Bar in DC

Booze may no longer be the best thing at the bar. To celebrate its two-year anniversary, Ripple in Cleveland Park has created a “Grilled Cheese Bar,” putting an upscale twist on the classic comfort food. The specialty menu is only available at the bar, where chefs make the sandwiches at a charcuterie station. Customers can [...]

It’s Bacon Week! Here’s Video Of A Guy In A Bacon Dress Singing About Bacon

Clarendon's Restaurant 3 kicks off its annual "Week O' Bacon" on Thursday, serving up bacon-laden everything from bacon cheese dip with bacon-dusted potato chips to a bacon Bloody Mary made with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon garnish. In other words: heaven. The bacon bacchanalia recalls the old comedy skit on MTV's The State where actor [...]

A Taste of What’s To Come: Boqueria’s Tapas y Raciones

On a recent visit to New York, Young & Hungry dropped by Boqueria in the Flatiron District for a peak at what chef Marc Vidal has in store for his forthcoming D.C. location, opening in Dupont Circle this fall. Just a quick bite (or three), starting with the cojonudo (pictured above): fried quail eggs, sprinkled [...]

Quick Feeding: 4/20 Holiday Recipes and the Money Maven

Munchies, Anyone? From the producers of "hippie crack," Georgetown's Baked & Wired wishes you a "happy 4/20" with a chance to win a giant cupcake. [@BakedAndWired via The Feast] Cooking With Herbs: Here are some directions for more festive 4/20 revelry. Grease pan, stir brownie mix, add in a wink and a nod. "I chose [...]

For the Young & Hungry: What’s Out for 2010 and What’s In for 2011

Food trucks flooded our streets and Twitter feeds. Connecticut Avenue welcomed a whole lot of ground-meat options (and then kicked one out.) In an age of comfort food, family-style Italian filled our carb-deprived bellies. But will mobile food, burgers and comfort food dominate 2011? Will small plates finally die? Here's our break down on what [...]

Wings, Cheddar, Bacon, and Beef: An Unhealthy Photographic Tour

When I started as Washington City Paper's bar food blogger back in August, I knew this gig would involve a lot of eating. But I couldn't say for sure exactly what I would be eating. Right off the bat, Sigmagrrl commented on that post in an attempt to corner me: Good first blog topic: definition [...]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Y&H is getting a little misty-eyed, which is totally not allowed at Washington City Paper. I'm heading into my final two days in this esteemed (well, more like skanky) chair, and I'm realizing for the first time that this will be my last issue of the weekly Greatest Hits. So can I tell you a [...]

Pigs Take Flight at Eola in Dupont

Until Sunday, I never thought I'd see the words "bacon" and "flight" together in one sentence. But just spotting the "bacon flight" on Eola's brunch menu made me laugh out loud, partly out of pure ticklish delight and partly from the cholesterol-laden absurdity of the term. I knew, of course, that resistance was futile. I [...]

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