Danny Meyer is eliminating gratuities at his restaurant group in favor of paying employees a wage. Some D.C. restaurateurs are now watching closely to see if this is a model worth adopting themselves.
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Lebanese Taverna, Kapnos Taverna, and El Centro D.F. are among the new pre-flight dining options.
Yesterday, Cashion's Eat Place general manager and co-owner Justin Abad shared his thoughts on the "excessive opportunism" of Restaurant Week and why his Adams Morgan restaurant refuses to participate. Today, we hand the mic over to Chef Geoff's and Lia's owner Geoff Tracy, whose five restaurants participate in the promotion, to explain why he embraces Restaurant Week. […]
A surprising number of restaurants and bars is staying open despite Metro closings and severe weather warnings. And while restaurateurs say they're playing it by ear, many are die-hards about not closing—no matter what. "I hate closing," says Chef Geoff's Geoff Tracy. "Restaurant people are hardworking people, and they're not looking to stay at home and […]
Chef Geoff's owner Geoff Tracy started his career as a busboy, and now he's a bus boy again. Tracy's mug with a mug is making its way around town on about 20 buses. You can also spot him at the Rockville, Twinbrook, and White Flint Metro stops. Tracy says this is the first time he's […]
Just days before the opening of a new Rockville restaurant, Chef Geoff's owner Geoff Tracy tells Dining Bisnow he and his family are moving to New York. Tracy, who's lived in the Washington since 1991, explains that his wife Norah O'Donnell has a new job as co-host of CBS This Morning. "That's an opportunity that […]
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Don't waste your $2.49 on Burger King's new bacon sundae. Instead, there are some legit bacon-infused sweets around town actually worth the money and calories: Toffee-bacon donuts, Birch & Barley, $6 Peanut butter bacon pop tart, Ted's Bulletin, $3.30 Flapjack maple brown butter cupcake with caramel buttercream and candied bacon, Baked & Wired, $3.85 Maple […]
Booze may no longer be the best thing at the bar. To celebrate its two-year anniversary, Ripple in Cleveland Park has created a “Grilled Cheese Bar,” putting an upscale twist on the classic comfort food. The specialty menu is only available at the bar, where chefs make the sandwiches at a charcuterie station. Customers can […]
Enter the shadowy world of D.C. baristas and their foamy monthly "fight club." Dolcezza, Filter, Peregrine, Chinatown Coffee Company—they're all involved. [Borderstan] Asylum, R.I.P. [Prince of Petworth] José Andrés ranks No. 41 among the "50 Most Powerful People in Washington." His restaurant Minibar, you'll recall, ranks No. 1 in our book. [GQ] Former Galileo III […]