Posts Tagged ‘Bayou Bakery’

What To Eat Today: Mardi Gras Fare Galore

Today: the Fat Tuesday festivities begin early with a crawfish boil at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, starting at noon. Acadiana then kicks off its Mardi Gras celebration at 3:30 p.m. with a four-course prix fixe dinner. Arlington's Bayou Bakery is next on the parade route, with its own four-course dinner, starting at 6 p.m. Coming […]

What To Eat Today: Pie at Bayou Bakery, Oysters at Urbana

Monday is National Pie Day and Arlington's Bayou Bakery, for one, is observing the crusty date by serving up some sweet and savory varieties by the slice. The proprietors are keeping mum about the exact flavors so you actually have to show up in order to see what's available. Pie-seekers unafraid of braving the elements […]

Eat Your Beer: Bayou Bakery’s Ale-Laden Barbecue Shrimp

Among the many beer-infused dishes that Y&H explored in this week's beer-themed paper, maybe my favorite is chef David Guas' New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp (pictured above), served on special every Friday night at Arlington's Bayou Bakery. I've tried the version at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace in Logan Circle. But with all due respect to Jeff […]

Ale You Can Eat: D.C. Chefs Tap into Craft Beer Craze

There’s a very subtle flavor lurking amid the bright dollops of foamy sunshine that surround some juicy cuts of venison on my plate at Ripple in Cleveland Park. It’s hard to put my finger on it, even as I dip that digit into the bubbly yellow glop and dab it on my tongue repeatedly. Beneath […]

Cruller Intentions

Fabio Trabocchi has long impressed critics through his innovative cooking—smoking meats and fish over smoldering thatches of hay, for instance, or infusing his lasagna with offal. But at Fiola, Trabocchi’s latest Italian eatery in Penn Quarter, nothing impressed me more than the simple bombolini: golf-ball-sized puffy pillows of aromatic freshly fried dough, stuffed with ricotta […]

2011 Midterm Review: Did Y&H Correctly Predict the Year’s Trends?

We're halfway through the calendar, so it's time to check in to see how accurately Young & Hungry has predicted the 2011 food scene so far. OUT   →   IN Burgers   → Hot Dogs Verdict: No. No new specialty dog shops have opened yet–just a cart called Frank–but Shake Shack is now in Dupont. It […]

Servicey Industry: Cheap Chips, Mudbug Boils, Rummy Meals

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku "Sickly cheap" cod, chips/Say, "I want a ‘1 & 1’.../and it’s half the quid"; today, "National Fish and Chips Day," May 25, $4.50 a pop, Eammon's A Little Chipper, 728 Kings Street, Alexandria, (703) 299-8384 Cajun crawfish boil/Zesty potatoes, sweet corn/Sno-Balls, condensed milk; from […]

Quick Feeding: Brunch Bloggers Multiply and an On-Time Opening!

Fill That Niche: Finally! There's a blog that's documenting brunch options in Arlington! Will Bitches Who Brunch cross the river to compete? [Arlington Brunch Club via ARLNow] More Flooding Woes: At waterlogged Washington Harbour, Farmers and Fishers reports that it will lose an estimated $20,000-$40,000 each day that the restaurant is closed. [WBJ] Worth the […]

Who Dat?: D.C.’s New Louisiana and Cajun Restaurants

A tall Air Force officer walks into the new and low-ceilinged Cajun Experience restaurant in Dupont Circle, to pick up a carry-out order. He asks owner Bryan Crosswhite, who is situated on a bar stool, chatting and fiddling around with a broken door handle, if he knows of a dish called “gumbo-laya,” an admittedly fusion-y […]

Quick Feeding: Uniontown as an Anacostia Incubator

Restaurant Real Estate: Y&H's colleague over at Housing Complex, Lydia DePillis, points out how the process of reaching Anacostia's new Uniontown Bar and Grill by foot will bring many newcomers to the stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue between the neighborhood's Green Line station and W Street SE. And that should lead to additional […]

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