Posts Tagged ‘Cafe Saint Ex’

‘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 […]

Servicey Industry: Fiorella Ah-Peetz, Saint-Ex Chili Fest, Carla Hall’s Challah

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku Roman-kind ah-peetz/Floating mozzarella trough/Blue crab, vegan pies; Fiorella Pizzeria, opening May 26, 152 National Plaza, National Harbor, Md., (301) 839-1811 Local chefs compete/Chili cook-off charity/Hot-dog eating match; from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 30, Café Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW, (202) 265-7839 Eating, […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Scion’s Novel Sandwich, Ray’s Ribeye, Bungalow’s Breast Intentions

Dishes We Dug: Lobster reuben (pictured) at Scion; bone-in ribeye at Ray's The Steaks at East River; duck confit spring rolls at The Black Squirrel; asparagus with fried mortadella, pickled ramp coulis, and egg at Café Saint-Ex. Dishes We Didn't: Hot dog nuggets at Nathan's Famous. We should know better. Best Lack of Congressional Representation-Related […]

Chefs Veg Out: Billy Klein of Cafe Saint-Ex

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Billy Klein Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Cafe Saint-Ex Twitter: @ChefBillyKlein @cafesaintex Cooking Since: […]

Tiffany Short Leaves the Gibson, Heads Back Home to Austin

When Tiffany Short applied for a job at the Black Cat, she wasn't even old enough to drink. The Texas transplant was a few weeks shy of her 21st birthday. The owners made her wait until she was officially legal before hiring her to flip burgers at the 14th Street NW club. Over the course […]

2009: Looking Back at a Growing Beer City Part 2

Yesterday the Lagerheads brought you what we consider five of the most influential local beer happenings of 2009. Today we offer Chapter Two: five more events and trends that show DC's growth as a beer city. Flying Dog, Our (Close to) Local Production Brewery, Makes Us Proud – Shall we call it the Year of […]

Imperial Beer: Fit for a Queen

According to old-school spellcheckers Merriam and Webster, the term imperial means (1) anything relating to an empire or emperor, or (2)  something of superior or unusual size or excellence. The first definition was what British brewers had in mind when they started making Imperial Stouts, and the second is why many American craft brewers are using […]