Posts Tagged ‘Blagden Alley’

Welcome Back, R.J. Cooper!

After 10 weeks on the sidelines while recovering from open-heart surgery, Rogue 24 chef-owner R.J. Cooper gets back to business on Tuesday. Cooper tells the Post that he's planning to revamp the entire 24-course menu. A few hints: one dish involves the Coop's take on a gyro (think lamb tartare wrapped in little lettuce leaves) […]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Ex-Minibar Chef Katsuya Fukushima

Next week, the star-studded procession of guest chefs filling in for R.J. Cooper at Rogue 24 wraps up with a doozy—Katsuya Fukushima, the former Minibar and forthcoming Daikaya chef who's also worked under such big names as Thomas Keller, David Bouley and Ferran Adria. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. Get yours here.

Next Up at Rogue 24: Philadelphia’s Jennifer Carroll

Top Chef alum Jennifer Carroll is the next guest chef stepping up in place of the sidelined R.J. Cooper at Rogue 24. The former chef de cuisine at Eric Ripert's 10 Arts in Philadelphia begins her five-night stint in Blagden Alley on Feb. 27. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. Dinner with drink […]

Next Up at Rogue 24: David Posey of Chicago’s Blackbird

Grant Achatz protégé David Posey is the latest in a parade of highly touted guest chefs to fill-in for Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Posey, currently the chef de cuisine at Blackbird in Chicago, will helm the open kitchen in Blagden Alley for five nights, beginning on Feb. 7. […]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. According to the Baltimore Sun, Spike Gjerde of Charm City's acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen begins a five-night stint on Jan. 24, standing in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Gjerde is the third chef so […]

Molecular Gastronomer R.J. Cooper Makes Me a Sandwich [VIDEO]

Say this about audacious Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper: the man can be a gracious host. I mean, you ask the James Beard Award-winning, liquid nitrogen-wielding cook to kindly cut it out with the foams, gels and other things that sound like hair products and instead "just make me a sandwich." And, sure enough, the […]

What Sorts Of Smoky Tricks Will Tim Byres Bring To Rogue 24?

Texas toque Tim Byres is one of nine chefs lined up to fill-in at D.C.'s Rogue 24 over the next several weeks while proprietor R.J. Cooper undergoes and recovers from open-heart surgery. Former Y&H contributor and current Dallas Observer critic Scott Reitz gets the scoop on how the back-to-basics-style cook from Dallas got mixed up […]

Rogue 24’s ‘Reservation Agreement’ Now More of a ‘Guest Questionnaire’

Eater DC follows up with chef R.J. Cooper after posting a copy of his two-page "Reservation Agreement" that patrons must sign prior to being seated at his Bladgen Alley hotspot Rogue 24. The news of the Coop's lawyerly booking policy spread far and wide this week. Even Time magazine made mention of it. In light […]

Booking a Table at Rogue 24 Not Unlike Signing a Lease

If booking a reservation at Minibar was harder than rescheduling a flight during a hurricane, then snagging a seat at Rogue 24 is about as rigorous as renting an apartment in Dupont Circle. At least in terms of the paperwork. Eater DC has posted a copy of the two-page "Reservation Agreement" that chef R.J. Cooper […]

Lava Rocks, Chicken Wire, Beer Foam: Some New Things to Expect at R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24

Back in early May, chef R.J. Cooper was pretty much set on the menu for his experimental eatery in an alley, Rogue 24. He told me as much during a preview of the planned 24-course extravaganza in New York. Two months of construction delays and several choice words for Pepco later, the Rogue Toque has […]