Posts Tagged ‘Cashion’s Eat Place’

Ice Cream Sandwich Luge Coming to Pop’s SeaBar

Pop’s SeaBar will have plenty of boardwalk classics—fried oyster sandwiches, peel ’n’ eat shrimp—when it opens in Adams Morgan on Sept. 4. The sister restaurant to Cashion’s Eat Place will also have one treat that really should have caught on much sooner: the ice cream sandwich luge. Basically, it works like this: You get an ice cream sandwich. […]

Where to Avoid Restaurant Week

While Restaurant Week inspires a frenzy of reservation snatching from delighted deal-seekers, there are also plenty of diners who would prefer to stay as far away as possible from the crowded dining rooms and limited menus. Fortunately, Restaurant Week can also be a quieter time to visit otherwise packed places that aren't participating in the promotion. Here are 15 Y&H-approved […]

Cashion’s Eat Place Owners to Open Pop’s Seabar in Adams Morgan

Cashion's Eat Place owners John Manolatos and Justin Abad are taking over the just-shuttered Taan Noodles space next door to open a shore-inspired spot called Pop's Seabar this fall. The casual no-reservations restaurant and bar takes inspiration from the seafood shacks that both owners frequented during summers spent with their families at the beach—the Eastern Shore […]

Stall Tactics: Getting It On in Restaurant Restrooms Is More Common Than You Think

When Constantine Stavropoulos first opened Tryst in Adams Morgan, he couldn’t figure out why the wall-mounted sink in the men’s restrooms kept breaking. “I was really going crazy, like what is going on here?” he recalls. Then he came across a website—he doesn’t remember which—that listed Tryst’s restrooms as a hotspot for, well, trysts. “I […]

A Restaurateur’s Perspective on the “Excessive Opportunism” of Restaurant Week

Ask just about anyone in the restaurant industry about Restaurant Week, and you're likely to hear a groan. The promotion often means kitchen and wait staff are stressed and frantic as their dining rooms become overcrowded. Meanwhile, some restaurant workers and owners refer to it as Amateur Week, because of the novice diners who come […]

Cocktail Guess: Make Me a Drink for Christmas

Where: Maple, 3418 11th St. NW Bartender Response: “It was a dark and stormy night before Christmas.” What We Got: A Dark and Stormy with dark rum and Fever-Tree ginger beer Price: $10 How It Tasted: Generous with the ice, cold as a white Christmas, and heavy on the ginger Improv Points (1–5): 3. Perfect […]

Eat the Vote: Romney vs. Obama Fries at Cashion’s Eat Place

Y&H is taking a bite out of election-night coverage with some poll analysis. Food and drink polls, anyway. We'll be hopping around town, pitting red- and blue-inspired specials against each other to determine tonight's victor. We're kicking things off at Cashion's Eat Place, which has traded its regular menu for one full of Obama- and […]

Cocktail Guess: Make Me a Patriotic Drink

Where: Tonic, 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW Bartender response: “Like something you’d drink at a cookout?” What we got: Tanqueray, lime juice, and blackberry schnapps served over ice Price: $11 How it tasted: Tart and boozy. The lime juice was the standout element in this cocktail, and almost entirely masked the Tanqueray.Improv points (1–5): 3. […]

What To Eat Tonight: Nordic Foods, Norwegian Brews at Birch & Barley

In his endless quest to quench your thirst for exotic beers, Birch & Barley/ChurchKey beer director Greg Engert tonight is showcasing an array of suds from Norway's Nøgne Ø Brewery, paired with five courses of Nordic-inspired fare by chef Kyle Bailey. On the menu: beet-cured arctic char, pork-pumpernickel dumplings with grilled asparagus, and rosemary honey-roasted […]

Snail Pace: What Does Mintwood Place Mean for Adams Morgan Dining?

If any D.C. neighborhood could use a new food icon, it’s Adams Morgan. For too long, the densely liquor-licensed area has been synonymous with one particular form of consumable. (Well, apart from the liquid kind.) I’m referring, of course, to that ungodly triangle of late-night gluttony, the jumbo slice. With its super-sized proportions—it measures as […]

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