Posts Tagged ‘Busboys and Poets’

Mixed Veggies: See Steve-O, American Meat or All You Can Eat

Quick hits on the meatless beat. Still Confused? Chipotle sponsors a free screening of "American Meat," a documentary unveiling the history of the current CAFOs system and the pioneering antics of Omnivore Dilemma's superstar farmer Joel Salatin. Feel free to scoop up a free ticket (or protest) today at 7 p.m. at E Street Cinema. Tickets first […]

Mixed Veggies: VegFest This Weekend, ShopHouse’s Fish Sauce Admission

Quick hits on the meatless beat Nice Detective Work: Props to WaPo food editor Joe Yonan (and his tipster on Twitter) about ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen's fish sauced curries. What is seemingly a meatless option has been outed as otherwise, as Yonan confirms that fish sauce flavors both the red and green curries at Chipotle's entry into […]

If You Ask, a Franchise May Come

Young & Hungry colleague Lydia DePillis, in this week's Housing Complex column, examines the world of franchise flirtations. As was noted earlier this week, there was a big franchising expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center last weekend, which if you were there, gave a taste of what's coming to D.C.—or, at least, what […]

Quick Feeding: For Andy Shallal and Nick Cho, It’s Westward, Ho!

Looking West: As Andy Shallal, who describes himself as an "activist with food," works on a possible Busboys & Poets location in Harlem, he also has Busboys projects cooking out west, including a location that's in the works in Denver, and "expects to open a San Francisco Busboys within the next two years." [Publishers Weekly] […]

Comments Come True: Battle of the Grilled Cheese

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True. I witnessed the glory and gluttony that is a vegetarian who refuses to eat vegetables. I don't want a grilled cheese sandwich every time I crave a meatless sandwich. Sometimes, though, that is exactly what I want. While […]

Comments Come True: Tempeh Panini at Busboys and Poets

When I asked where to find a proper veggie sandwich many of you not only understood my dilemma, but offered heart-felt suggestions. The last veggie sandwich I ordered (and wrote about) tasted, "meh." Although maybe I should clarify, since my dad made a point over Thanksgiving to ask me what the word "meh" meant. Please raise […]

Mall Food: Where to Eat After Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rallies

Two cable TV comedians are coming to town to stage a rally on the National Mall, and the political establishment isn’t sure whether to laugh, cry, or declare its own irrelevancy in the presence of fake pundits who have the drawing power of Sarah Palin at an NRA swimsuit contest. Y&H doesn’t have the bona […]

Taylor Gourmet Owner Explains Why He Chose Mount Vernon Square for Second Location

You got to hand it to City Vista.  This Mount Vernon Square development has landed the most impressive group of retail, restaurants, and amenities in recent memory: Results Gym, a beautiful Safeway, 5th Street Hardware store, Chevy Chase Bank, Busboys and Poets and now a second location for Taylor Gourmet, as first reported on Prince of Petworth. […]

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