Posts Tagged ‘cafe du monde’

Who Dat?: D.C.’s New Louisiana and Cajun Restaurants

A tall Air Force officer walks into the new and low-ceilinged Cajun Experience restaurant in Dupont Circle, to pick up a carry-out order. He asks owner Bryan Crosswhite, who is situated on a bar stool, chatting and fiddling around with a broken door handle, if he knows of a dish called “gumbo-laya,” an admittedly fusion-y […]

Bayou Bakery Is Your Source for Beignets and Chicory Coffee

A heavy flow of patrons made their way to Bayou Bakery this weekend for what was supposed to be a gentle, soft opening of David Guas' homage to the food and drink of New Orleans, his hometown. I was among those who couldn't wait for the doors to open at Arlington's latest eatery. Guas purposely […]