Posts Tagged ‘Barbara Black’

Jeff Black’s First Restaurant Addie’s to Close and Relocate

After 18 years, Jeff and Barbara Black's first restaurant, Addie's, will serve the last meal at its Rockville location on Nov. 27. The couple, who also own Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, BlackSalt, Black Market Bistro, and others, plan to eventually reopen Addie's in a new location in the D.C. area. Negotiations over the lease at […]

Black Is the New Black

One of the first things Jeff Black inspects is the bathroom. We’re touring a potential restaurant location in Northwest D.C., and the restaurateur wants to see if it meets handicap-accessibility standards. Some owners overlook such things, but given the growing size of his business, Black doesn’t want any liabilities. As we head back to the […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Black’s Bar and Kitchen

For a while there, Jeff and Barbara Black had a revolving door in the kitchen of their flagship operation in Bethesda. During one 15-month stretch, Black’s Bar and Kitchen had four different chefs leading the back of the house. The chaos officially ended last summer, when Jeff promoted Quanta Robinson, a veteran Black Restaurant Group […]

Screw the Boys’ Club Mentality at Restaurants. Buy a WCR Calendar.

As a general rule, the Young & Hungry blog is not here to plug every damn product that comes down the pike, but we'll make an exception for the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs 2009 calendar, which you can purchase for $12 over at WCR's Web site. It's a great holiday gift, blah, blah, blah. The […]