Posts Tagged ‘Cajun cuisine’

Another Gator Sighting: Reptile-Swine Sausage at Granville Moore’s

The recent dip in mercury doesn't mean this summer's au courant exotic protein has completely slithered away for the season. Earlier this week, Granville Moore's on bustling H Street NE ran a special on alligator and pork andouille. The Cajun-sounding dish came served strangely Italian-style over pappardelle pasta with onions, red peppers and parmesan. Y&H […]

The Sourcing Game: Are Those Crawfish from Louisiana or China?

Customers were shelling out for those "Louisiana" crawfish You can lay your hands on just about anything in D.C. Endangered bluefin tuna? Go to Sushi Taro (where the guilt is almost as rich as the fish). Genuine Japanese kobe? Head to BLT Steak (where you'll shell out $26 per ounce for the buttery beef). Wild […]

It’s Louisiana Crawfish Season But Where the Hell Can You Get Them?

One of the subjects in this mini-documentary on Louisiana crawfish claims that, at some point, 95 percent of the mud bugs were consumed right there in the Pelican State. "My first reaction was," the subject tells the camera crew, "'How are we letting the other 5 percent get away?'" Well, they certainly aren't sneaking their way to D.C., at […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Sea Side Crab House

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. If you haven’t […]

Daily Food Blog Roundup: Timeless Regional Cuisine

Something about the nature of the Web, it doesn't like to look back. It's sort of a deeply ingrained, Orpheus-like fear that if we glance briefly over our shoulders, we'll somehow forever miss the latest post on Wonkette or DCist or, hell, even Prince of Petworth and our entire future will be blacker than Bernie Madoff's heart. No, the […]