Posts Tagged ‘Black Market Bistro’

Black Is the New Black

One of the first things Jeff Black inspects is the bathroom. We’re touring a potential restaurant location in Northwest D.C., and the restaurateur wants to see if it meets handicap-accessibility standards. Some owners overlook such things, but given the growing size of his business, Black doesn’t want any liabilities. As we head back to the […]

Food News You Can Use: National Chocolate Cupcake Day Edition

Bethesda Row's own restaurant week starts today, offering diners a $15 three-course lunch and a $30 three-course dinner. (Girl Meets Food) Historic New York hot spot P.J. Clarke's opened on Friday at 1600 K St. NW featuring a raw-bar and mid-Atlantic favorites. (WeLoveDC) Prince of Petworth speculates that a Z Burger may be soon opening […]

Cork Market Now Has Pizzas on Saturday

In talking with co-owner Diane Gross about Cork Market and Tasting Room's line of house-made sandwiches — really, don't miss the shop's light, lemony chicken salad on homemade brioche bun — she told me that chef Kristin Hutter has started making pizzas, too. Every Saturday, Hutter rolls out a dozen or so rounds with her […]

Veg Dish of the Week: Tomato, Mozzarella, Pesto Panino at Black Market Bistro

The charm of this sandwich, part of the brunch menu at Black Market Bistro in Garrett Park, lies almost exclusively with the ciabatta bread, which is among the best I've sampled (perhaps because it wasn't squashed to death in a press). Its extremely crackly crust gives way to an airy crumb, creating the perfect toothsome […]

Black Restaurant Group Is Looking to Open Another Place in D.C.

Now that Jeff Black and the rest of the Black Restaurant Group have stabilized the kitchen at their Bethesda property, the team can focus on their latest plan — to expand the dining empire that already includes BlackSalt, Addie's, Black Market Bistro, and Black's Bar & Kitchen. Actually, Black thought he had a deal to […]

Recipe for Disaster: How the Economy Is Affecting Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Our periodic series in which we gauge how the global economic slow down is affecting local restaurants and what they are doing to combat it. This issue: Black's Bar and Kitchen in Bethesda. The Problem: Revenues are all over the place at Black's, says co-owner and chef Jeff Black. One week was slow "to the […]