Posts Tagged ‘Casey Patten’

Here’s One Restaurant Opening The Real Mayor Gray Might Actually Attend

The guys at Taylor Gourmet pulled-off a bit of a fast one on Tuesday with an advertised "mayoral ribbon cutting" at their new shop on 14th Street NW. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray didn't actually attend. Instead, services were conducted by some "mayors" of Foursquare. Whatever the hell that means. “We got a good laugh," co-owner […]

Progress at Taylor Gourmet on 14th Street, Delays at Steak & Ice on H

The hoagie honchos of Taylor Gourmet are inching closer to opening their fourth D.C.-area location in Logan Circle. Co-owner Casey Patten tells Y&H alum and WaPo food scribe Tim Carman that he isn't sure whether the newest sandwich spot at 1910 14th St. NW, near T Street, will open before or after the holidays. Either […]

Rolling With The Punches: Taylor Gourmet Guys Learn From Bread Debacle

In the Post, Y&H alum Tim Carman travels with Taylor Gourmet's Casey Patten and David Mazza on a research trip to Philadelphia to taste-test rolls for the partners' forthcoming cheesesteak shop, Taylor Charles Steak & Ice, on H Street NE. You might remember the Taylor guys from last year's City Paper cover story on how […]

Free At Last! Mayo and Mustard Ban Lifted at Taylor Gourmet

The sandwich sticklers at Taylor Gourmet have finally relented on their restrictive condiments policy. Beginning Thursday, mayonnaise and spicy brown mustard will be available upon request at the Philly-style hoagie haven. Previously, only oil and vinegar were provided. Whole-wheat bread is another new addition. The emancipation of mayo and company has been a long time […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Taylor Gourmet

Editor's note: A third Taylor Gourmet is scheduled to open this week in Bethesda. I have three words for you: Roast. Pork. Sandwiches. Not content to coast on the strength of his Italian hoagies and chicken-cutlet subs, Taylor Gourmet co-founder Casey Patten recently added a small line of sandwiches that draws on his Philadelphia hometown’s […]

Taylor Gourmet’s Plans for a Dupont Store Are Scrapped

Earlier this year, We Love DC wondered if the guys behind Taylor Gourmet were planning to open a fourth location off Dupont Circle, even as they were prepping for their third store in Bethesda. I recently asked co-owner Casey Patten if there were any truth to the rumor. His response via e-mail:

Coming Soon to Bethesda: American Tap Room and Taylor Gourmet

The parent group that owns Austin Grill has decided to do a switcheroo with its Bethesda property, replacing one of its concepts for another. From the look of things, the American Tap Room is set to open any day now in the former Austin Grill space. Many of the fixtures and furniture were already in […]

Taylor Rolls Out Its New Roast Beef Sandwich Today

After taking a trip to Chicago this winter, Taylor Gourmet co-owner Casey Patten wanted to create his own Italian beef sandwich for his budding Philly-in-exile empire. There was only one problem. Patten's version of the Second City staple "wasn't very successful," Patten recalls. "I didn't like the way it turned out." So he turned away […]

Chefs and the Mothers Who Influenced Them

Mexican chef Patricia Jinich influences the next generation, her son Julian As noted earlier today — and sorry to keep rubbing this in, if you haven't made those brunch reservations yet — Mother's Day is this weekend. I thought I'd take the opportunity to ask some chefs and cooks what kind of influence their mothers […]

Taylor Rolls Out New Pork Sandwiches Next Week

The revamped Taylor menu The rigors of opening his first sandwich shop — and then another — forced Taylor Gourmet co-owner Casey Patten to delay adding that Philly staple, the roast pork hoagie, to his menu. But now that the Pattison Avenue sandwich, made with Niman Ranch pork, is a permanent fixture at Taylor, Patten […]