Posts Tagged ‘Black’s Bar and Kitchen’

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Black’s Bar and Kitchen

For a while there, Jeff and Barbara Black had a revolving door in the kitchen of their flagship operation in Bethesda. During one 15-month stretch, Black’s Bar and Kitchen had four different chefs leading the back of the house. The chaos officially ended last summer, when Jeff promoted Quanta Robinson, a veteran Black Restaurant Group […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Addie’s

Each day, we’ll run through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us how your meal was when you return. Addie’s is easy […]

Trend Spotting: House-Made Potato Chips

Maybe I'm just paying more attention these days to how restaurants cut costs while still trying to provide a modicum of originality, but recently I've noticed a mini-trend of house-made potato chips. I first spotted these fried snacks at Hank's Tavern & Eats in Hyattsville, where Chef Geoff's team serves a fairly tame basket of […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Y&H Blog

Here, once again, are the Top 10 items from the week, as decided by you, the loyal reader: 1. NBC Washington Calls Lauriol Plaza the 'Best Mexican Food in D.C.' 2. Food Tats: Cupcakes Are the New Skulls 3. The New Generation of Hershey's Kisses Cookies for the Holidays 4. When Sex and Food Go […]

More on Todd Wiss’ Departure at Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Todd Wiss, the former executive chef at Black's Bar and Kitchen, disputes owner Jeff Black's explanation as to why he was let go earlier this month at the Bethesda restaurant. The dismissed toque says he was called into a meeting on Dec. 2 and told that Black's could "no longer pay my salary" because of […]

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 […]

Todd Wiss Out as Executive Chef at Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Jeff Black, co-owner of the Black Restaurant Group, confirmed today that Todd Wiss was removed as executive chef at Black's Bar and Kitchen in Bethesda at least two weeks ago. The chef's stay was short. Wiss, the former sous at Poste Moderne Brasserie, was installed as executive chef at Black's in June. "We just had […]