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? […]
Posts Tagged ‘BGR’
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]