Posts Tagged ‘Cajun Experience’

Cajun Experience Closed for Good

The year-and-a-half old Cajun Experience at 1825 18th St. NW is the latest restaurant to bite the dust. Prince of Petworth floated the possibility yesterday, and the restaurant confirmed the shuttering on its Facebook page with this note: Ladies and gentleman, we regret to inform you that Cajun Experience has closed its doors permanently. We thank you […]

Three Things to Try This Weekend

Upscale: Pan roasted duck breast, served with summer beans, hakurei turnips, and black garlic duck jus, at Eventide, $27; 3165 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, (703) 276-3165 Mid-range: Alligator and crawfish sliders at the Cajun Experience, $12; 1825 18th St. NW, (202) 670-4416 Dive: Crab dog (pictured), served with cheese puffs, at The Pug, $7; 1234 H […]

Gator Tales: Photo Outtakes From a Week-Long Reptile Diet

One thing missing from the dead-tree version of this week's Young & Hungry column on the increasing prevalence of alligator meat on menus around town is a close-up portrait of the exotic reptile ribs on special at Thunder Burger in Georgetown last week. (Now pictured above.) Truth be told, City Paper's illustrious photographer Darrow Montgomery […]

Gator Season In D.C.

“Oh no!” my dining companion yelps. “I think I just ate one of those ligament thingees, thinking it was slaw.” By the contorted look on his face, you’d think he’d just swallowed a handful of agitated hornets. A minute later, having safely swallowed the distasteful cartilage, he offers a less dramatic review: “Tastes like wax.” […]

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 […]

Quick Feeding: Uniontown as an Anacostia Incubator

Restaurant Real Estate: Y&H's colleague over at Housing Complex, Lydia DePillis, points out how the process of reaching Anacostia's new Uniontown Bar and Grill by foot will bring many newcomers to the stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue between the neighborhood's Green Line station and W Street SE. And that should lead to additional […]