Posts Tagged ‘Breadline’

What’s No Longer Missing from D.C.’s Food Scene? A Great Bakery.

As if on cue, an elderly man with a wooden walking stick and sandals over his socks pops into Bread Furst. “Everybody in the neighborhood has been saying Tuesday at seven o’clock there’s going to be a longer line outside your door than the car wash,” he tells owner Mark Furstenberg of his opening day […]

Baker and Chef Mark Furstenberg on His Mother’s Influence

OK,I know I said on Friday that Y&H was finished with our short hymn to a mother's influence on chefs, but late yesterday, Mark Furstenberg, a man of some renown, wrote a moving tribute to his mum and her kitchen skills. You need to read it, and not just because it's a 71-year-old chef praising […]

Baguette Winner Fromartz Gets Called Up to the Big Leagues

Samuel Fromartz, if you'll recall, was the surprise winner of Y&H's debut baguette competition last year, beating out breads from local icons like Marvelous Market and Breadline, even national big boys like Le Pain Quotidien and La Brea Bakery. Well, good news travels fast, or semi-fast. Last week, Fromartz got a call from the office […]

The Most Popular Blog Posts from 2009

Today and throughout the week, Y&H will be giving you a glimpse back at 2009, via the blog posts that most captured your attention. First up: the granddaddy of all aggregations, the 10 most-read items of  the year. The list is after the jump.

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Young & Hungry Blog: July 4th Edition

It's a short work week, and we at Young & Hungry Central have just the thing you need: beer and dining recommendations for the Fourth. We also have something for your reading pleasure: The top blog posts of the week. Obama Ate Here: The Working Map (with apologies and gratitude to BrightestYoungThings) What Did Your […]

Breadline Back in Business. If You’re a Fan, You Should Go.

      Just a week after it was closed for 19 violations of the D.C. food code, Breadline was back in business today. To the naked eye, the sandwich shop didn't look so different from its "excessive live fruit fly" phase. I did notice meticulous, hand-written expiration dates on the lemonade drinks and that […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on the Young & Hungry Blog

Yours truly is thrilled to report that, for the first time in weeks, the vintage TV beer commercials did not crack the Top 5 posts. I'll drink to that news. Instead, readers this week were fascinated by a D.C. Department of Health inspector's report on Breadline, which found 19 separate violations of the food code. […]

Breadline’s Reinspection Report: Nary a Violation in Sight

In the name of fairness, Y&H is posting the D.C. Department of Health's re-inspection report on Breadline, which had earlier been cited for 19 health code violations. In her return trip, inspector Dawn McFadden found a totally different Breadline. She reported no violations. The bottom line from McFadden: "Permission granted for the issuance of the […]

Breadline Has Passed Its Reinspection, Could Reopen By Tomorrow

Less than a week after it was cited for 19 violations of D.C. Department of Health codes — ten of them critical violations — Breadline has passed its re-inspection, says Dena Iverson, director of communications for the department. Before it can officially reopen for business, though, the sandwich shop still has to secure a new […]

Breadline Busted on 19 Health Code Violations, Ten of Them Critical

The opening page of the Health inspector's report on Breadline. The big news today has been the temporary closure of Breadline, the once esteemed bread and sandwich shop founded by Mark Furstenberg in 1997 but sold to the international company, Groupe Le Duff,  in 2005. The Washingtonian was first out of the gate with its […]