Posts Tagged ‘Bryan Voltaggio’

Reality Bites: How Top Chef Contestants Stay Undercover

In the fall of 2007, Spike Mendelsohn told everyone he knew he was traveling in Vietnam for six weeks. In reality, the chef of Good Stuff Eatery and We The Pizza was in Chicago filming Season 4 of Top Chef. The story seemed plausible: He was cooking Vietnamese food at Mai House in New York […]

Last nIght’s Leftovers: Be a Competitive Eater Edition

There's still time to sign up for a Z-Burger's burger eating contest [HuffPost] The fanciest thing at the Fancy Food Show: 100-year aged balsamico [Post] New Orleans Po' Boy Shop on 19th and M streets now slated to open in July [Washingtonian] Rumor mill: Is chef Jeff Beuben taking over the Potenza space downtown? [Nycci Nellis […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Bacon Sundae Edition

Burger King will debut bacon ice cream sundae on Thursday [AP] What's up with Wassub fusion sandwich food truck [Washingtonian] Michelle Obama will appear on Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible tonight [WaPo] Peek inside Bryan Voltaggio's new diner Family Meal [Eater] Photos and menus from Pacifico Cantina, opening June 14 on Barracks Row [Urban Daddy] Bandolero makes list […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: $10 Million Market Edition

Wine bar, bakery, raw bar, wood-burning ovens, and more coming to Bryan Voltaggio's $10 million project, Range, in Chevy Chase [Bethesda Magazine] Quench beverage director let go as Rockville restaurant favors suburbs over city style [Post] 3 Stars Brewery opens DC Homebrew Shop on Friday [Thrillist] Goodbye for good , Sauca. [Eater] Absinthe and rum ice cream […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fancy-Ass Burgers Edition

D.C. reps BGR: The Burger Joint and Good Stuff Eatery come up short at the South Beach Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Check out the “fancy-ass” burgers at Poste Moderne Brasserie. [BYT] Bryan Voltaggio's new Friendship Heights eatery will be called Range. [WBJ via NBC Washington] Caterer Frederik De Pue is opening a restaurant called Table […]

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

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 […]

Get Some Smoke at Rogue 24: Seats for Guest Chef Tim Byres Now On Sale

The parade of guest chefs filling-in at Rogue 24 kicks-off Tuesday with Volt's Bryan Voltaggio taking over for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who's scheduled to undergo open-heart surgery tomorrow. (Good luck and speedy healing, chef!) Tickets to the Voltaggio show are already sold out. But today, you can grab a seat for next week, when Tim […]

Going Rogue: Guest Chefs Andrés, Drewno, Voltaggio Fill-In For Ailing R.J. Cooper

A slew of notable local toques, including Bryan Voltaggio, José Andrés, Scott Drewno, and Katsuya Fukushima—as well as several celebrated cooks from out of town—will be pinch-hitting at Rogue 24 over the next several months as James Beard Award-winning chef R.J. Cooper undergoes open-heart surgery. These "Rogue Sessions," as the week-long guest appearances have been […]

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