Posts Tagged ‘BGR’

Bunderwhelmed: Ranking D.C.’s Burger Bowls

A disturbing trend has emerged at the city’s burger joints: the burger bowl. In an attempt to appeal to carb-conscious diners, restaurants are offering bunless burger options served over a bed of greens. I sampled four of these nonstacked burgers and, sadly, none stacks up to a actual burger. And if you want a salad? […]

Against Rum Day. And National Watermelon Day. And National Crème Brûlée Day. And National Filet Mignon Day.

Last Friday, as you surely knew, was a pretty big holiday: National Rum Day. Bars and restaurants celebrated with the same fervor they display for Independence Day or Valentine’s Day: Smith Commons, Hogo, Teddy & The Bully Bar, and Farmers Fishers Bakers participated in a rum bar crawl. Fried chicken and doughnut shop GBD offered […]

Stuff Your Face With Burgers Today

Apparently, today is National Cheeseburger Day. And what better way to celebrate than jamming your throat with as many cheeseburgers as possible? BGR The Burger Joint is hosting a cheeseburger slider eating competition at noon today at its Bethesda location. It may be calorific, but hey, it's "dry-aged, all natural, hormone-free, grain-fed" beef! The contestant […]

Balls! Meatballs in Penn Quarter Closes

Add one more name to the long list of restaurant closures this month: Meatballs in Penn Quarter has shut down. The spot has been mired in controversy since it opened at 624 E St. NW in November. Citronelle and Central chef Michel Richard was supposedly behind the fast casual restaurant, but all the business documents indicated […]

Back in Black Bean: Recent Victories for the Meatless Burger

As someone who indulges in a fantastically meaty burger every once in a while—currently liking BGR best; wasn't impressed with Ray's Hell Burger; still haven't tried Shake Shack—I tend to judge burgers comprised of beans, grains, vegetables, or assorted soy products with an especially critical eye. As stated in a previous post ("Should a Veggie […]

Food News You Can Use: Panera Is Taking Over the World

Patience may be a virtue, but it's not one of mine. Let's get straight to the news: Panera Bread opened its first D.C. location over the weekend with a spot at 1350 Connecticut Ave. NW in Dupont. (Prince of Petworth) Hey, bird brain, still haven't bought your Thanksgiving turkey yet? (We haven't either.) Here are […]

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