Posts Tagged ‘BlackByrd’

Chez Middling: The Hilton Brothers Come to Petworth With Cool Vibe, So-So Food

Stepping into Eric Hilton’s newest restaurant, Chez Billy, I thought back to my first visit to one of his establishments, Dragonfly. I remember the old place. Sort of. The design of the Dupont Circle eatery, with its stark white palette and minimalist furnishings, seemed strikingly chic, especially for D.C. in the early to mid-2000s. Japanese […]

Chef’s Death Ruled a Suicide By D.C. Medical Examiner

More tragic news about Thang Le, the chef at popular H Street restaurant Toki Underground who died last week at age 31: the D.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Tuesday evening released the official cause of death as "hanging" and the manner of death as "suicide." According to the medical examiner's office, no […]

Toki Underground Is Closed Tonight, Friends Of Thang Le Gather at BlackByrd

Popular H Street ramen house Toki Underground is closed tonight. Funeral services for chef Thang Le, who passed away earlier this week at age 31, took place Friday and owner Erik Bruner-Yang says the proceedings were tough on his staff. (Bruner-Yang has posted some words of remembrance on the restaurant's website here.) Friends are gathering […]