Posts Tagged ‘Birch & Barley’

What To Eat Tonight: Corn Pasta & Cider at Birch & Barley

Folks with Celiac disease don’t normally get to enjoy the various beer-pairing dinners at Birch & Barley. At least not without some rather unpleasant autoimmune response. Tonight, though, the beer-centric restaurant is changing things up with a big spread that is entirely free of barley, wheat and other gluten-laden substances, all paired with gluten-free ciders […]

What To Eat Tonight: Charity Grub & Suds at Birch & Barley

Talk about a tasty pairing. The gustatory stylings of Rammy Award-winning "Rising Culinary Star of the Year" chef Kyle Bailey and sudsy selections of James Beard Award-nominated "Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional" Greg Engert make for a considerable one-two punch on any given night of the week. But, this particular evening, Birch & Barley's dynamic […]

What To Eat Tonight: Oysters Five Ways at Acre 121

Tonight: Acre 121 celebrates leap year with a five-course feast of oysters prepared in various ways. The briny journey kicks off with raw East Coast oysters on the half shell, followed by the classic Rockefeller-style baked and stuffed variety and subsequent stewed, fried and broiled incarnations, as well. No meaty mollusks for dessert, however. They're […]

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Secret Supper Club Edition

Take a peek inside D.C.'s secret "Hush" supper club. [New York Times] More secrets: Ripple is mum on the details about its new bakery. [Washingtonian] Tube meat finally gets its own week. [DCist] Which D.C. food blogger makes the best lamb dish? [Fans of Lamb] Let Birch & Barley's Tiffany MacIsaac show you how to […]

What To Eat Today: Haggis & Hops at Birch & Barley, Brisket & Ribs at Hill Country

Tonight: J&G Steakhouse hosts its first wine dinner of the year, featuring Virginia's Linden Vineyards. Tickets are $115 per person. Meanwhile, Birch & Barley celebrates Scottish food and drink with a five-course meal (yes, haggis is one) paired with a dizzying array of sips from across the pond. And, observant carnivores converge on Hill Country […]

ChurchKey Crew Hires Veteran Brewer For New D.C. Brewery

Megan Parisi, former lead brewer at Cambridge Brewing Co. in Massachusetts, has been hired by Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the owners of D.C.'s beer-centric Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, to head up production efforts at its new brewery, which is now under construction at The Yards near Nationals Park. Y&H colleague and "Brew in Town" columnist Daniel Fromson […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Not-So-Bad Baguette Edition

Really, it's OK to slurp your noodles at Toki Underground [NBC Washington] The new management at beleaguered Shaw's Tavern is feeling optimistic about its chances. Maybe someday soon, the place will actually be allowed to serve drinks. [Eater DC] The couple behind Le Caprice DC in Columbia Heights aims to “make people stop saying you […]

‘Shroom for Improvement: The Politics of the Vegetarian Entree

Michael Landrum has been getting some flak lately over his portobello mushroom caps. Landrum’s Arlington eatery, Ray’s the Steaks, offers a slew of entrées for diners to choose from, including 21 different plates of beef and four kinds of seafood dishes. But, if you happen to be vegetarian, the ’shrooms, marinated in balsamic vinegar, grilled […]

This Week in Beer: DJ Brew Launch at Smith Commons, Heavy Seas Bacon Fest, Great Lakes at Hank’s, Victory at Scion & More

This week holds plenty of organized fun for craft beer fans. Click on any event for more details in my D.C. Beer Events Calendar above, or read on for my picks. LAGERHEADS PICK: On Friday, Smith Commons is hosting a launch party for a special collaborative brew created by DC Brau and Baltimore-based Stillwater Artisanal Ales. […]

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