Posts Tagged ‘Cafe Saint Ex’

Ridiculous Ways to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Dog at Restaurants

The holiday season is no time to leave your four-legged friend caged up at home. This weekend, Clarendon’s La Tagliatella and 14th Street NW’s Café Saint-Ex are giving dog owners no excuses, with pooch-friendly Christmas outings on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. From 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, La Tagliatella, a northern Italian restaurant that received a [...]

Swiped

Ever since Nellie’s Sports Bar started using the app Tabbedout to let patrons pay their bar bills through their phones, owner Doug Schantz says the number of credit cards left behind has plummeted—from about 15 a night to five or six. Which got us thinking: How sloppy are D.C. bar hoppers? We called 10 bars [...]

Chef Billy Klein Leaving Cafe Saint-Ex

After seven and half years at Cafe Saint-Ex, chef Billy Klein is moving on. He tells Y&H he's interviewing with prospective employers in the D.C. area and his last day is Saturday. Executive sous chef Jesse Miller will take his place. "It's been a wonderful 7 1/2 years being part of the saint ex/pilar family," [...]

Cocktail Guess: “Make Me Something with Campari”

Where: Café Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW Bartender Response: “A Campari and soda?” We pressed for something more creative. What We Got: A Negroni made with gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, garnished with a cherry and orange slice Price: $9.09 How It Tasted: Surprisingly heavy on gin Improv Points (1-5): 3. A Negroni is a [...]

Win Six Months Free Happy Hour at Bar Pilar and Café Saint-Ex

Bar Pilar and Café Saint-Ex are finally launching happy hours this October, and they want the public to help choose a theme. Post your ideas for food and drink specials, happy hour times, music, and more on the Facebook pages for Saint-Ex and Bar Pilar. You can submit as many ideas as you want up until [...]

What To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Brunch For Charity at Jack Rose

On Saturday, Jack Rose hosts a brunch-time precursor to this year's splashy Taste of the Nation charity event. Cooks from some of D.C.'s top eateries, including Belga Café, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Domku, and Shake Shack, are preparing the food, while noted mixologists Gina Chersevani, Rachel Sergi, Chantal Tseng and David Fritzler handle cocktails. And [...]

Webbed Feat: Has Pork Finally Met Its Barnyard Match in Duck?

Drew Trautmann’s new District Kitchen in Woodley Park is just the sort of urban-take-on-rustic-charm type of restaurant to suit our decade’s back-to-basics style. Which means it’s the kind of place you expect to see the barnyard’s most fashionable animal stamp her distinctive hoof-prints across the entire menu. I’m talking, of course, about pig. From trendy [...]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Three-Alarm Crunch Edition

The Food Network show Heat Seekers tackles DC-3's Q's Seoul Bulgogi & Kimchi Dog (pictured) and Three-Alarm Cruncher. [HuffPo] A peak inside Irish Whiskey [Washingtonian] St. Arnold's Mussel Bar opens tonight in Cleveland Park [Uptown Girl] From General Tso's to Buffalo-style: some new sweetbreads at Cafe Saint-Ex. [Twitter] The gang behind Petworth's forthcoming Chez Billy [...]

Nibbling Rivalry: Café Saint-Ex Tries to Escape Bar Pilar’s Shadow

Asian-style noodle outlets are bobbing up all over the District these days, sometimes in pretty unusual places. On a recent evening, I find myself twirling a fork through a pile of thick udon that’s sitting in a shallow puddle of dark broth, topped with a soft runny egg. To the side of the noodles is [...]

‘Shroom for Improvement: The Politics of the Vegetarian Entree

Michael Landrum has been getting some flak lately over his portobello mushroom caps. Landrum’s Arlington eatery, Ray’s the Steaks, offers a slew of entrées for diners to choose from, including 21 different plates of beef and four kinds of seafood dishes. But, if you happen to be vegetarian, the ’shrooms, marinated in balsamic vinegar, grilled [...]

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