Posts Tagged ‘bar food’

Bar Food Bites: Green Pig Bistro

Y&H's bar food column is back. Each week, we'll bring you dispatches on bar bites and happy hours across the region. Into the verge of the suburbs, bordering Crate & Barrel and The Cheesecake Factory, Green Pig Bistro in Clarendon opened in April and quickly hit the ground running with the type of technique-driven food […]

Gut Reaction: Fuel Pizza’s ‘#!^%@< Hot!’ Wings Are Just As Advertised

How does North Carolina's take on New York-style pizza compare to the standard Big Apple slice? That question alone was enough to lure Y&H to the new Fuel Pizza on K Street NW, the first D.C. outpost of the Charlotte-based pizzeria chain. Then I got distracted by a more burning question (literally): just how "#!^%@< […]

Gut Reaction: Red Palace’s ‘Burporken’ Is One Meat Over The Top

Forget the turducken, that notorious chicken stuffed inside duck stuffed inside turkey stuffed inside sportscaster John Madden, among other meat aficionados. The latest triple threat to hit the carnivore scene veers beyond mere nesting birds. I'm referring, of course, to the signature Burporken sandwich at the Red Palace. Just one of eight protein-packed options on […]

Bye-Bye, Jelly Belly! U Hall Makes Room For Pho Dogs Galore

Late night nosh spot U Street Music Hall is shaking up its eclectic menu yet again. On Christmas Eve, the Northwest D.C. nightclub debuted its latest collection of interesting finger foods, including no fewer than six different variations of its original pho dog. The various new twists on the house-made Vietnamese soup-flavored frankfurter comes at […]

Boundary Stone Opening Tonight In Bloomingdale

New Bloomingdale boite Boundary Stone, arguably the under-served neighborhood's best hope for a decent meal since the shuttering of beleaguered Shaw Tavern, officially opens its doors tonight at 5 p.m. The menu, available online here, promises farm fresh deviled eggs, a Maryland crab roll and a roasted chicken sandwich made with local brew DC Brau. […]

Gut Reaction: Smoke & Barrel’s Spicy Chipotle Honey Butter Doesn’t Suck

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant Smoke & Barrel, Meridian Pint owner John Andrade's new rustic-looking beer, bourbon and barbecue joint, located inside the former top floor of Asylum, opens tonight in Adams Morgan. Last night, Young & Hungry sneaked inside for a […]

Boston Butting In: Smoke & Barrel Opens This Week In Adams Morgan

The planned conversion of Adams Morgan watering hole Asylum's top floor from a gothic biker-friendly vegan brunch spot into a rustic barbecue joint is nearly complete. Owner John Andrade's new concept Smoke & Barrel is soft-opening late this week, offering 24 draft beers, 60 types of bourbon and a menu including "Boston butt, racks of […]

No Bistro, Refurbished Hawk ‘n’ Dove Will Remain A Saloon

Goodbye, bay windows. Hello, French doors. Neighborhood blog The Hill Is Home reports on the proposed renovations to historic Capitol Hill watering hole Hawk 'n' Dove. New owner Xavier Cervera presented his plans to a committee of the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B on Tuesday. Among the planned changes:  (a) upstairs rooms, which Cervera describes […]

The Sauce Remains The Same: A Taste of Old Times at Capitol Lounge

"The heat really slows you down,” a victorious Jay Gorman declared after devouring a total of 53 chicken wings in 10 minutes to take the top prize at the first annual "Fire Breathing Wing Eating contest" on Tuesday night at Capitol Lounge. (Cloture Club has more on the contest here.) The charity event, benefiting the […]

Shaw’s Tavern, R.I.P. ‘We Could Not Survive Without A Liquor License.’

Embattled Florida Avenue eatery Shaw's Tavern is shutting its doors on Saturday. But don't blame the hurricane. Blame the lack of hurricanes. According to a message posted on the restaurant's Facebook's page late Friday night: Shaw’s Tavern is closing its doors from Saturday 27th of August. We could not survive without a liquor license. We […]

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