Posts Tagged ‘Birch & Barley’

Food Porn of the Day: Slayer Dogs at ChurchKey

Kyle Bailey, the Rammy Award-winning chef at Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, is reputedly a bit of a heavy metal buff. That surely explains the logo of the thrash band Slayer so deftly carved into a hot dog in the above photo released via Twitter by the 14th Street eatery this afternoon. A rep for the restaurant […]

Ale You Can Eat: D.C. Chefs Tap into Craft Beer Craze

There’s a very subtle flavor lurking amid the bright dollops of foamy sunshine that surround some juicy cuts of venison on my plate at Ripple in Cleveland Park. It’s hard to put my finger on it, even as I dip that digit into the bubbly yellow glop and dab it on my tongue repeatedly. Beneath […]

Greasing the Wheels of Government: Biofuel Mogul Pitches His Restaurant Fryer-Oil Plan

Wendell Jenkins, the guy building a $4.2 million bio-diesel plant in Northeast D.C., appeared before D.C. Council on Monday in the hopes of inking a deal to provide the local government with fuel made from recycled restaurant grease. WRC-TV via WAMU has the full details. Neighborhood Restaurant Group, owners of Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, among other […]

Poutine Tots! Artery-Clogging Collaboration Debuts Next Week

The good folks at Neighborhood Restaurant Group just sent over this tantalizing photo of the new "Wonky Tots," a collaborative dish combining Birch & Barley/ChurchKey chef Kyle Bailey's homemade tater tots with the Eat Wonky food truck's signature cheese and gravy. This tasty new riff on traditional poutine is available for a limited time from […]

This Week in Beer: Brasserie Beck & Againn Host New Belgium, Pizzeria Paradiso Holds AutumnFest, SweetWater and Great Lakes Take Over The Black Squirrel & More

There is plenty of organized beer fun to fill up your day planner this week. Read on for a run-through, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

Birch & Barley Will Gladly Give Up Its Fryer Grease for Biofuel

A D.C. startup wants to take millions of gallons of grease from the city's restaurants and turn it into biofuel for the area's trucks and buses. The Huffington Post reports on the proposal by DC Biofuels, which plans to build on a two-acre site along Adams Place NE, if it can secure the financing—"a big […]

This Week in Beer: Mikkeller Barrel-Aged Series at ChurchKey, Williamsburg Alewerks at Dino, Last Week for JulyPAs at Pizzeria Paradiso & More

The week in beer is here! Find details for any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above or read on for a quick overview of the week in brew. There are two huge events on Monday night at ChurchKey. First is a draft night featuring an education in barrel aged beer courtesy of Mikkeller. The […]

Battle of the Bevvies: Firefly’s Wines Face ChurchKey’s Beers in Charity Food Pairing Smackdown

Firefly chef Danny Bortnick is teaming up with Birch & Barley toques Kyle Bailey and Tiffany MacIsaac on a five-course fundraising dinner, scheduled for July 25, to benefit breast cancer research. The dramatic element of this charity event: Firefly's ownership group, Kimpton Hotels, is flying in its master sommelier, Emily Wines (yes, that's her real […]

ChurchKey Crew Mostly Mum on D.C. Brewery Details

It seems the people behind beer-focused venues Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, Rustico, and Columbia Firehouse are sick of slinging only other people's suds. On Monday, a press release naming the tenants of a new development near Nationals Park outted Neighborhood Restaurant Group's plans to start a brewery in southeast D.C. The mixed-use development, dubbed "The Yards," […]

Potbelly, Buzz Bakery, Austin Grill, New Brewery Coming to the Yards

Developer Forest City Washington announced Monday the signing of seven new restaurants and a Harris Teeter grocery store at its new project called The Yards near Nationals Park. The forthcoming eateries, all slated to open in 2012, will include Potbelly, Buzz Bakery, Austin Grill Express, Kruba Thai and Sushi, BRB-Be Right Burger, Huey's 24/7 Diner, […]

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