Posts Tagged ‘Citronelle’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Doughnut Edition

Doughnuts: now appearing on a brunch menu near you [Post] Doughnut-making costs are lower and the profits are higher than many other sweets. [Crain's] Arlington police search for Beer Pong Bandits. [ARLnow] More details on Citronelle's shutter due to water damage [Eater] Another name battle: Lost Dog Cafe sends cease-and-desist to Lost Dog Coffee. [Washingtonian] […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Citronelle Closes Due to Water Damage

The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema tweeted news this afternoon that Michel Richard's Citronelle in Georgetown has been shut down due to water damage. Richard's publicist Mel Davis tells Y&H plans are uncertain: This is what we know so far…due to extensive water damage, the Latham Hotel & Citronelle are closing today Thursday July 12, 2012.  The […]

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 […]

Is Michel Richard Now Distancing Himself From Meatballs?

Michel Richard used to talk up his love of the meatball. Now that he's become the face of a meatball-centric restaurant, Penn Quarter's simply titled Meatballs—a hugely hyped venture somewhat sullied by lukewarm reviews—the famed French chef suddenly seems less enthused. Asked by Victorino Matus, a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, about his new […]

Ballsy Move: Who’s Really Behind Michel Richard’s Meatball Shop?

For a concept as prosaic as ground meat shaped into savory spheres, the new Penn Quarter eatery simply called Meatballs sure has generated a lot of buzz. Part of the hype is probably due to the restaurant’s brash marketing strategy. Consider the eye-catching signage out front, which heavily emphasizes the word “balls” in large capital […]

Deviled in the Details

Deviled eggs, like the common hot dog and macaroni and cheese, are one of those classic comfort foods that have lately taken on a sort of contemporary chic—and, in some cases, sheen. To wit: One recent evening at Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale, a plate of the $3 hors d’oeuvres arrived in the standard fashion—hard-boiled, bisected, […]

Michel Richard Stars In Meatballs: The Restaurant

Michel Richard, the fancy French chef who brought you the $29 lobster burger, is now taking a stab at meatballs. According to multiple reports (Prince of Petworth via Eater), the James Beard Award-winning chef behind Citronelle and Central is opening a new meatball shop, simply titled Meatballs, right next to Luke's Lobster in Penn Quarter: […]

Even Michel Richard Is Baffled By The Most Important Meal Of The Day

"The food is getting better every day. The most difficult meal is breakfast. You see, we don't eat breakfast in France like we do here."—Citronelle's James Beard Award-winning chef, Michel Richard, talking to The Huffington Post about his new Central restaurant at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of Michel Richard Citronelle

Zagat 2012 Released Today: Zaytinya, Still Most Popular; Marcel’s, Still Top Food

Zagat’s updated "2012 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey," is officially released on Wednesday. In it, you'll find D.C.'s most popular restaurants listed as follows: Zaytinya, 2 Amys, Central, Citronelle, Inn at Little Washington. And the city's top rated places for food: Marcel’s (29 out of 30 points), Inn at Little Washington (29) Komi (29), CityZen (28), […]