Posts Tagged ‘Bourbon Steak’

Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gangster Chef

DC Central Kitchen's annual Capital Food Fight is coming up on Oct. 8.  Among the highlights of the star-studded fundraiser will be a cooking throw-down between Elisir chef  Enzo Fargione, Bourbon Steak chef Adam Sobel, Vidalia chef Jeff Buben, and Cuba Libre chef Guillermo Pernot. Already the trash-talking has begun. The nonprofit has a few amazing […]

What To Eat Tonight: Maple Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich With Waffle Cookies at Sugar Magnolia

Temperatures are expected to climb into the 70s on this early spring day—ideal conditions for an ice cream sandwich. Especially a gourmet maple-bacon ice cream sandwich made with waffle cookies. Sugar Magnolia, the brand spankin' new treats shop in Cleveland Park, brought to you by the proprietors of the similarly Grateful Dead song-titled Ripple, is […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Gastronomic Hangups Edition

Confessions of a coffee-phobe. [Post] The latest projected opening for Wagamama is this fall. [Dining Bisnow] Try the "Presley" at Crepes On The Corner [Refinery 29] Get ready for the maple-bacon ice cream-waffle sandwich at Sugar Magnolia. [Urban Daddy] Westend Bistro's pop-up barbecue stand returns April 27 [Eater DC] Salvaged shipping containers are an unlikely […]

What To Eat Tonight: Corned Beef & Cabbage Pizza at Pizzeria Paradiso

Craft beer geeks have even more reason to visit Pizzeria Paradiso in Georgetown tonight. The brew-centric restaurant is offering a five-course dinner (six, if you count the snack) highlighting a selection of suds from Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co. On the menu: a sweet potato pecan dip, chopped salad, house-made country pate, and two types of […]

What To Eat (And Drink) Tonight: Half-Smoke and Stout at Bourbon Steak

Tonight: Time is running out to take advantage of the popular $7 smoke 'n' stout special at Bourbon Steak. Available until the end of February, the popular off-menu option pairs a half-smoke sausage from Nate Anda's Red Apron Butchery (dressed in one of two ways: topped with venison chili and cheese, or sauerkraut and ketchup) […]

Pappy Is A Rolling Stone: The Hunt for D.C.’s Most Elusive Bourbon

If you think that hunting down some white truffles, shark fin soup or beluga caviar is tough in this town, just try getting your hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle. "We got a shipment two weeks ago and it sold out in 45 minutes," says Josh Feldman, owner of Potomac Wine & Spirits, […]

Webbed Feat: Has Pork Finally Met Its Barnyard Match in Duck?

Drew Trautmann’s new District Kitchen in Woodley Park is just the sort of urban-take-on-rustic-charm type of restaurant to suit our decade’s back-to-basics style. Which means it’s the kind of place you expect to see the barnyard’s most fashionable animal stamp her distinctive hoof-prints across the entire menu. I’m talking, of course, about pig. From trendy […]

It’s D.C. Wine Week! Here’s Video of the Promoters Getting a Little Slaphappy Over a Glass or Two

The inaugural D.C. Wine Week kicks off Saturday night with an opening party at Sonoma. Capitol Hill's pioneering wine bar has apparently tried to step up its game on the vino front since Y&H last visited, hiring new GM and sommelier Patricia Ely, formerly of Bourbon Steak and Redwood in Bethesda. Glass-clinking events to follow […]

Open Secrets: Bourbon Steak’s Pork Cupcake And Other Off-Menu D.C. Delights

City Eats has compiled a list of the most intriguing not-so-secret off-menu dishes at D.C.-area eateries. Bourbon Steak chef Adam Sobel's pulled pork cupcake (pictured above) makes the list. So does Mike Isabella's fluffy sugar-dusted zeppoles at Graffiato. (Both of these items are limited to around 20 per day.) One I hadn't heard of: the […]

Georgetown Cupcake, Eat Your Heart Out: Jesse Tittsworth’s Crew Debuts the Octopus Cupcake

Is there no limit to the District's bizarre cupcake fetish? First, Bourbon Steak unveiled the savory pork cupcake. Now, U Street Music Hall co-owner Jesse Tittsworth's entourage has attempted to push the boundaries of baked and frosted shark-jumping even farther with the octopus cupcake, dubbed "Moombahpus." See video below:

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