Posts Tagged ‘belga café’

Belgian Restaurant Week Is Here

D.C.’s fourth annual Belgian Restaurant Week is upon us. Through Sunday, eight participating restaurants—B Too, Belga Cafe, Brasserie Beck, Et Voila!, Granville Moore’s, Locolat Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille, and Le Pain Quotidien—will offer $20 prix fixe lunches and $35 dinners. In addition, look out for hop-tail, waffle, mussel, and beer specials each day. Today, […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference Part 2

Having the annual Craft Brewers Conference in D.C. this week means plenty of chances to rub elbows with the brewers from around the world—or at least drink their beers. Yesterday, we brought you picks for the best events each day. Today, we offer some suggestions on where to meet beer world celebrities, listen to live music, drink […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference This Week

The annual Craft Brewers Conference arrives in D.C. this week. More than 6,000 beer professionals from around the world are expected to attend, and many are bringing their beer with them. Gird your liver! Washington's plethora of craft beer-minded bars and restaurants have put together a whopper of a week to celebrate the first time the […]

Spoiler! Which D.C. Top Chef Contestant Got Kicked Off for an Omelet?

Sorry, D.C. Top Chef fans, we're one local chef down after last night's premiere episode. The competition starts with the contestants divided into groups and sent to the kitchens of Tom Colicchio, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, and Hugh Acheson. Each celebrity chef has determined his own test for the chefs to win their spots in […]

Who’s on Top Chef?

Three D.C. chefs will compete on the next season of Bravo's Top Chef in Seattle. Y&H correctly predicted two of the contestants: Jeffrey Jew (who last we heard was chef of The Brixton, though Bravo doesn't mention that) and Belga Cafe's Bart Vandaele. A surprise third D.C. contestant is Seasonal Pantry chef Dan O'Brien. Check out the […]

Belgian Beer Pros Battle It Out in Blind Taste Test

In honor of Belgian Restaurant Week, we wanted to see how well three Belgian beer pros know their stuff. So we blindfolded them and forced them to drink. Granville Moore's beverage director Matt LeBarron, Brasserie Beck beer director Maxwell Lipp, and Belga Cafe bar manager Jay Traylor gathered at Brasserie Beck for the blind taste […]

Are Two D.C. Chefs Filming Top Chef?

Rumors are circulating among restaurant industry folks that at least two D.C. chefs may be contestants in the latest season of Bravo's Top Chef: Belga Café's Bart Vandaele (left) and The Brixton's Jeffrey Jew. Although Bravo has not even officially announced the newest season, multiple spottings of camera crews, Top Chef alums, and judges over […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Brunch For Charity at Jack Rose

On Saturday, Jack Rose hosts a brunch-time precursor to this year's splashy Taste of the Nation charity event. Cooks from some of D.C.'s top eateries, including Belga Café, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Domku, and Shake Shack, are preparing the food, while noted mixologists Gina Chersevani, Rachel Sergi, Chantal Tseng and David Fritzler handle cocktails. And […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Firehouse Foodstuffs Edition

It's "Burger Week" at Belga Cafe. [Burger Days] Another beefy development: Z Burger has opened on the Southwest waterfront. [Prince of Petworth] Converted firehouse Sixth Engine opens Feb. 10 for dinner. Expect grilled tenderloin with black truffles and foie gras pierogi, among other items. [Urban Daddy] H Street's latest eatery Boundary Road opens Feb. 13. […]

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 […]

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