Posts Tagged ‘Bombay Club’

Tableside Preparations Are Making a Comeback at D.C. Restaurants

Restaurants are carving Spanish ham, grinding and brewing coffee, and mixing cocktails at the diner’s side.

Belga Café: D.C.’s Newest Power Lunch Hot Spot

When we think of D.C. restaurants synonymous with the term "power lunch," several venues immediately come to mind: The Monocle, Bombay Club, Oval Room, Tosca, Charlie Palmer Steak, to name a few. But...Belga Café? That's a new one. The "little bit of Brussels" on Barracks Row oddly kicks off a recent USA Today travel article […]

Area Chefs and Restaurateurs Claim 18 Noms on the Beard Semi-finalists’ List for 2010

Just call Derek Brown, left, Mr. Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional Y&H is a behind on this (hey, if you want excuses, I got a million of 'em!), but I wanted to offer my congratulations to the local semi-finalists for this year's James Beard Awards. It's an impressive list, one filled with many of Y&H's […]

Chow Down for Haitian Earthquake Relief

It hasn't even been a week since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, but I bet you've already been hit up 500 times for a donation to help the victims. You can barely turn to a Web site, a restaurant, a party, or a social network without finding some solicitation asking for more cash for […]

Unless You Want to Look Like a Yahoo, Don’t Show Your Gift Certificate Until the Check Arrives

A friend of Young & Hungry's recently e-mailed to ask about gift-certificate etiquette: Do you present the certificates to your server at the end of the meal or right at the beginning? "I always feel that with the latter," writes my buddy, Lou, "that the staff goes 'Ugh, one of these types,' and you get […]

701 to Undergo Extensive Renovations this Summer

Fresh off the renovations at The Bombay Club, which helped earn it a 2 1/2-star re-review from Tom Sietsema on Sunday, owner Ashok Bajaj plans to overhaul his 701 restaurant on Pennsylvania Avenue NW just in time for its 20th anniversary next year. Bajaj says the renovations at 701 will be extensive, probably in the […]

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