Posts Tagged ‘Barracks Row’

Chipotle 10, Naysayers 0: ‘Fast Casual’ Chain Clears First Hurdle on Barracks Row

Capitol Hill is inching ever closer to its first burrito bowl. The Examiner reports that the planning and zoning committee of local Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B on Tuesday voted 10-0 in favor of a special zoning exemption that would allow ubiquitous Mexican eatery Chipotle to set up shop along 8th Street SE. Fast food restaurants […]

Spam, Beef, Pineapple and Spam: Ted’s Bulletin Enacts its Own Version of ‘Spamalot’

Why garnish your burger with fresh toppings, as Wendy's late founder Dave Thomas always endorsed, when instead you can use good old-fashioned canned precooked meat manufactured by the Hormel Foods Corporation? As part of its new summer menu, Ted's Bulletin on Barracks Row recently unveiled the "Hawaii Five-O" burger, made with grilled pineapple, teriyaki glaze […]

Quick Feeding: Don’t Eat the Brown Cupcake

Cupcake Craze Hits New High: Frederick High School in Maryland is banning shared snacks after a 16-year-old student got sick from a friend's cupcake that authorities suspect was laced with something, possibly marijuana. (WAMU via DCist) Bad Apple Martini: How ChurchKey became a revered beer mecca by doing things the opposite way that they were […]

Food News You Can Use: Tis the Season for Hangover Remedies

Let's get straight to the news: Volt chef and owner Bryan Voltaggio is apparently scouting around for another restaurant, which may or may not be the second coming of Volt. (Washington Business Journal) Tis the season for tying one on. Tis the season for hangover remedies, too. A number of local heavy hitters explain their […]

Zest Bistro Benefits from Fannie Mae Fallout

Amanda and Stephen Briggs have been in the restaurant industry long enough to know that its only constant is insecurity. The couple's history as front-of-the-house managers — she at Deluxe Restaurant Group, he at McCormick & Schmick's — have no doubt helped them keep their composure as their first restaurant, Zest Bistro, has endured its […]

Black Restaurant Group Is Looking to Open Another Place in D.C.

Now that Jeff Black and the rest of the Black Restaurant Group have stabilized the kitchen at their Bethesda property, the team can focus on their latest plan — to expand the dining empire that already includes BlackSalt, Addie's, Black Market Bistro, and Black's Bar & Kitchen. Actually, Black thought he had a deal to […]