Posts Tagged ‘Black’s Bar & Kitchen’

August Is Still Slow for Restaurants, But It Used to Be Worse

The notion that it’s easier to get a table in August isn’t exactly true.

Chefs Veg Out: Quanta Robinson of Black’s Bar & Kitchen

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Quanta Robinson Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Black's Bar & Kitchen Cooking Since: Eleven […]

Diary of An Angry Diner at Addie’s

If you've ever thought about opening your own restaurant, you might want to first consider this anecdote from Jeff Black. Black, owner of a number of neighborhood eateries including BlackSalt and Black's Bar & Kitchen, related this sordid tale about a diner last night at Addie's in Rockville. The problem started, Black says, when the […]

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 […]

Food News You Can Use: No Summertime Doldrums Here

Hey, isn’t this supposed to be summer, when all we do is kick back and soak up the sun, along with those tart seasonal cocktails?  The local dining scene has not exactly taken a vacation this July. Here are just a few of the stories Young & Hungry has been following in the past week […]

Lawson Out, Robinson In As Executive Chef at Black’s

Arra Lawson performed so well at Addie's in Rockville that, earlier this year, the toque was given the executive chef position at Black's Bar & Kitchen, the Black Restaurant Group's Bethesda property. But Lawson couldn't summon the magic touch a second time; he apparently ran into conflicts in the new kitchen and was ousted by […]