It’s finally spring—but if you don’t believe the weather, check your highball glass. You’ll find a farmers’ market’s worth of vegetables in seasonal cocktails around town. And none of them is a bloody mary. CELERY Bourbon Steak: Head bartender Jamie MacBain created his Skaal cocktail while working in Portland, Ore. The mix of celery juice, […]
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Tonight: Graffiato's Mike Isabella previews the fare for his forthcoming Mexican concept, Bandolero, with a pop-up event at the Living Social headquarters on F Street NW. If you don't have tickets, you are way too late. Folks looking to attend the evening's other marquee pop-up event, the planned Vietnamese "Pho U" soiree at Montserrat House, […]
Tonight: For those of you couples indulging in one of the multitudes of four- to eight-course meals available from D.C.'s best restaurants, bravo for simply getting the resy. Single? Consider moseying on down to "The Bitter Truth: An Anti-Valentine's Day Ode to Hops" at ChurchKey, where you can enjoy a Lost Rhino Ice-Breaker while wallowing […]
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 […]
Between the RAMMYs, the Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, Teddy Folkman's turn on The Next Food Network Star, and the (I shit you not) Kids' Restaurant Week, I think one legitimately serious gastronomic event has been overlooked: Chilean chef Matias Palomo's week-long stint at Ceiba.
Much of the region's inauguration-themed food and drink, ranging from an all-Hawaiian menu at fyve restaurant lounge at the Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City to deep-dish pizza at Rustico in Alexandria, will roll out later this week. But here at Young & Hungry Central, we've been combing the area, trying to find those inauguration eats already […]