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Brothers Eric and Ian Hilton have built their restaurant empire around up-and-coming dining neighborhoods like U Street NW and, more recently, Petworth. So it came as a bit of a surprise when the team behind Marvin, The Gibson, The Brixton, and others announced yesterday that their next restaurant will be in… Georgetown? The new spot, located […]
Louie Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Billie Holiday once played in the red brick building at 14th and T streets NW. It was called Club Bali, or simply “The Bali,” back then. In its 1940s heyday, it was one of the city’s most popular music venues—until, that is, its owner was indicted for jury tampering during […]
A deer is staring at my pulled pork sandwich. The beady black eyes peer down from a stuffed, mounted, and antlered head above the bar at the U Street NW barbecue joint American Ice Company. It’s part of the hip vintage-saloon look of the place, just like the rusted car battery display case repurposed as […]
There's still time to sign up for a Z-Burger's burger eating contest [HuffPost] The fanciest thing at the Fancy Food Show: 100-year aged balsamico [Post] New Orleans Po' Boy Shop on 19th and M streets now slated to open in July [Washingtonian] Rumor mill: Is chef Jeff Beuben taking over the Potenza space downtown? [Nycci Nellis […]
Stepping into Eric Hilton’s newest restaurant, Chez Billy, I thought back to my first visit to one of his establishments, Dragonfly. I remember the old place. Sort of. The design of the Dupont Circle eatery, with its stark white palette and minimalist furnishings, seemed strikingly chic, especially for D.C. in the early to mid-2000s. Japanese […]
As regular readers of this blog probably recognize, Y&H offers all sorts of food-related content. There's a morning round up of food news and commentary from around the web that I call "Last Night's Leftovers." There's a daily link to our regularly updated food events calendar. You'll also find original reporting, as well as commentary […]
"Chez Billy is about cooking what I love—classic French cuisine," says Brendan L'Etoile. The former sous chef at Marvin has been put in charge of his own kitchen as part of operators Eric and Ian Hilton's fast-growing empire of bars and restaurants in the District. L'Etoile's chosen French theme is a first for the Hiltons, […]
New York's Five Napkin Burger plans to expand to D.C. [Burger Days] The Five Buck Chuck doesn't suck at Burger Tap & Shake. [Post] D.C.'s Fojol Bros. ranks among America's Top 20 food trucks. [Smithsonian] CityZen, Plume and Marcel's rank among America's Top 100 for best service. [Open Table] Columbia Room's Derek Brown thinks Yelp […]