Posts Tagged ‘burritos’

Where to Get Free Burritos This Week

California Tortilla has renovated its Rockville location and is giving out free burritos from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The first 20 people in line get free burritos for a year.  Meanwhile, patrons who have a Boloco card will get a free menu item loaded on their cards at [...]

What To Eat This Weekend: Apple Calzones at Graffiato

On Saturday, Graffiato debuts its new brunch menu. Featured dishes include meatballs served with creamy polenta and egg ($10), spaghetti carbonara with pancetta, parmesan and egg ($12), a breakfast pizza with bacon, potato, broccolini and cheddar ($17) and, perhaps most tantalizing, an apple calzone with whipped mascarpone ($12). Of course you can get the standard [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Fried Gator Fritters at Thunder Burger

Tonight: Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter’s weekly serving from his wild jungle cookbook comes full circle, with alligator (his first ever "Wild Wednesday" special) re-emerging as the exotic meat du jour. This time, the reptile takes the form of fried fritters, served with a cilantro cream, for $8 per plate. Maybe it’ll taste like chicken, [...]

A Glutton’s Remorse

The non-descript doorway off an alley near Dupont Circle looks like a fallout shelter left over from the Cold War, and it isn’t always easy to find. But in its heyday, you knew you were on the way to Well Dressed Burrito if you followed the lunchtime trail of people carrying bright yellow bags out [...]

World Champion Stuffs 47 Burritos Down His Maw in 10 Minutes

I'm not sure how Y&H missed this major news over the weekend, but Joey "Jaws" Chestnut officially became the Burrito King on Saturday at the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque. He wolfed down 47 burritos in 10 minutes to win the competitive eating contest. Chestnut crushed the previous record of 33 1/2 burritos. The [...]

‘The Fast Foodie Is Back…And He Is Happy’

THE FAST FOODIE "Hello Jack" EP7 – watch more funny videos Don't worry,  Y&H didn't know that the Fast Foodie had left, either. I just stumbled upon these videos this morning and fell for the character played by Hannes Phinney when he said, "I got to get back to basics. I got to get back to [...]

California Tortilla Tries to Drum Up Customers From the Ranks of the Unemployed

You have to hand it to California Tortilla, the Rockville-based chain, for developing a two-pronged promotional plan that gives the recently unemployed a free burrito while simultaneously grooming them as future diners. I don't know if I should applaud or take a shower. According to this small item in the Washington Business Journal, California Tortilla [...]

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