Posts Tagged ‘BlackSalt’

Got $100 or So? These Restaurants Will Prepare a Turkey For You

Plus all the fixings.

Tipping Point: Some D.C. Restaurants Are Taking a Closer Look at Eliminating Tips

Danny Meyer is eliminating gratuities at his restaurant group in favor of paying employees a wage. Some D.C. restaurateurs are now watching closely to see if this is a model worth adopting themselves.

Don’t Feel Like Cooking Thursday? Get Thanksgiving to Go

The joys of take-out turkey

BlackSalt Restaurant Launches Its Own Car Service

Looks like taxis and Uber have some new competition. The latest restaurant amenity? Car service. BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant is launching an in-house car service tonight that will transport diners in the D.C. area to and from Jeff Black's Palisades eatery. The town cars will run from 5:30 until 11:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday […]

Bar Food Bites: BlackSalt’s Happy Hour

Washington restaurateur Jeff Black has been in the news a bit lately, but the attention hasn’t entirely focused on his food. For this week's Bar Food Bites, I posted up at Black’s casual seafoodery, BlackSalt, to see if the popular boutique oyster happy hour is still high-grade. Folks like me—the kind with advanced culinary impulsivity—are […]

Jeff Black’s “Not About the Bloggers” Moment

Chef and restaurateur Jeff Black was the big winner at last night's RAMMY Awards with wins for restaurateur of the year, upscale casual restaurant (BlackSalt), and hottest bar scene (Black Jack). But that wasn't the only reason he was the talk of the night. Black caused a bit of a stir with a slight on food […]

Food Fight! 2011 Charity Cook-Off Contestants Include Jeff Black, Todd Gray, Haidar Karoum, Brian McBride

Organizers of the annual Capital Food Fight have announced the contestants in this year's charity cook-off competition. And the gustatory gladiators are:  Jeff Black of BlackSalt, Addie’s and Pearl Dive Oyster Palace; Todd Gray of Equinox, WaterShed, and Muse at the Corcoran; Haidar Karoum from Estadio and Proof and Brian McBride from Blue Duck Tavern. An impressive lineup […]

Quick Feeding: Sauca Gets a Storefront, Kushi Wants Outdoor Seating

Check Out The Legs On This Pinot, Little One: New moms toiling in D.C.'s restaurant industry sometimes take their babies to work. Some even let their infants take a whiff of the wines. [WaPo] More Pie In Your Face, Osama: Restaurateur Jeff Black's Palisades stalwart BlackSalt earns a dubious celebrity mention. Hours before her husband's […]

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 […]