Posts Tagged ‘Ben’s Next Door’

Code Dread

Along with chicken cordon bleu and red maître d’ jackets, the formal dress code appears to be on its way to the restaurant-ephemera graveyard. Though the D.C. nightclub scene has held fast to its velvet ropes and strict sartorial standards, dining establishments have slowly relaxed their rules—maybe due to Casual Friday creep or perhaps because […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Tantric Vegan Edition

Breakfast with José Andrés [Bon Appetit] The D.C.-area's Top 7 most overpriced dishes. [Washingtonian] Single-barrel bourbon is now on tap at Jack Rose. [Urban Daddy] Bibiana recovers from a suspicious package scare. [NBC Washington] The ChurchKey crew will name its new brewery/restaurant next week. [Eater via Twitter] Brunch at Ben's Next Door doesn't suck. [Bitches […]

Most Ridiculous Restaurant Excuse of the Year? ‘The Pickles Have Been Put Away’

I've heard some pretty lame excuses for bad service at all sorts of restaurants in my lifetime, but the line of complete horse shit that I was served at American Ice Company one night last week easily takes top honors for most pathetic pretense of 2011. All my dining companion and I wanted was a […]