Posts Tagged ‘Bev Eggleston’

Price Check: Why Are Some New Restaurants Already Getting More Expensive?

If you thought Le Diplomate was expensive when it opened in April, you should see it now. The white-hot French brasserie from restaurateur Stephen Starr has increased the prices on nearly all of its entrées—anywhere from $1 to $4 per dish. The price tags for hors d’oeuvres, sides, and salads are mostly the same with [...]

EcoFriendly Foods’ Bev Eggleston Dances and Raps

Things got a little crazy at the Dupont Circle farmers market last weekend when EcoFriendly Foods founder Bev Eggleston showed up in a turkey costume with a red sequined thong and pasties underneath. Eggleston also rapped for us about the benefits of his local pasture-raised birds over the supermarket variety: [Audio clip: view full post to [...]

Birds to Live By

EcoFriendly Foods founder Bev Eggleston is making gobbling noises from the back of a truck, where he’s selling turkeys. Just in case that didn’t draw enough attention, he’s dressed in a giant turkey costume, too. “I think my giblets are showing,” he shouts to the crowd that’s come to pick up their Thanksgiving birds at [...]

What a Turkey: Some Fowl Marketing By Bev Eggleston

You might remember his harrowing pig calls from the Crafty Bastards festival this past October. (If you happened to be within earshot, how could you forget?) Now, the irrepressible Bev Eggleston of EcoFriendly Foods has gone the extra step to shill for his various ethically-raised animal products: he's donned feathers. Well, a cloth facsimile of [...]

Crafty Bastards Goes Gastro: Get Bacon Tips From Bev Eggleston, Moonshine Advice From Gina Chrevesani

One noticeable difference about this year's upcoming Crafty Bastards festival, slated for Oct. 1: food is a much bigger focus. In addition to a new crafty food market and contests to crown the best local picklers, preservers and brewers, organizers have assembled a number of local culinary industry luminaries to conduct various do-it-yourself demonstrations. Learn [...]

Tattooed Pork Doesn’t Taste Different, It Just Looks That Way

Prolific pork purveyor Bev Eggleston of Virginia's EcoFriendly Foods had urged everyone to join him for "not a pre-dinner prayer," but rather to "be mindful" of all that went into Monday's tattooed pig roast at Ba Bay on Capitol Hill. "It's been a long trip from the farm to the table," he says, swirling a [...]

How Tattooed Pork Supports Sustainable Farming

Ba Bay's Denise Nguyen offers up some new details about next week's weirdly intriguing tattooed pig roast on Capitol Hill. Organizers are auctioning off "pig space" to be emblazoned with an image or logo of the winning bidder's choice (subject to organizers' approval, of course) with proceeds benefiting Red Cross Japan. It's all going down [...]

Ink and Oink at Ba Bay: Tattooed Pork, Anyone?

Talk about carving meat. On May 2, Ba Bay on Capitol Hill is hosting an unusual variation on the traditional pig roast. You see, before the pork is cooked, its flesh will get inked. Artistes from Tattoo Paradise are going to have their way with the swine, then hand it over to chef Nick Sharpe [...]

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