Posts Tagged ‘Clarendon’

It’s Bacon Week! Here’s Video Of A Guy In A Bacon Dress Singing About Bacon

Clarendon's Restaurant 3 kicks off its annual "Week O' Bacon" on Thursday, serving up bacon-laden everything from bacon cheese dip with bacon-dusted potato chips to a bacon Bloody Mary made with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon garnish. In other words: heaven. The bacon bacchanalia recalls the old comedy skit on MTV's The State where actor […]

Free Cupcakes! Rabbit Dishes Out 5,000 Treats at Clarendon Debut

Aaron Gordon's suburban roughage hub Rabbit officially opens on Thursday. If a simple salad isn't enough to entice you to visit, maybe a sugary treat will change your mind. The Clarendon newcomer is welcoming folks from the neighborhood with complimentary Red Velvet cupcakes from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (While supplies last, of course.) Gordon […]

The Best ‘Rabbit Food’ Has Pork In It: Menu Highlights, Rabbit, Opening July 28

Sure, you can get a salad at Rabbit, the veggie-friendly eatery opening  July 28 in leafy Clarendon. But what sets this place apart from rival roughage hubs Chop't and Sweetgreen, according to proprietor Aaron Gordon, is the other stuff. Gordon tells Y&H that his personal favorite thing on the menu is the Cuban sandwich, priced […]

Rabbit Preview Party Postponed By Reported Fire

Organizers are citing a fire at an adjacent eatery for spoiling their plans for a preview party tonight at Aaron Gordon's forthcoming Rabbit restaurant in Clarendon: Dear Attendee, There was a just a fire in the restaurant next door to Rabbit and they cannot get it fixed in the next few hours. THEREFORE, WE CANNOT […]

No Real Rabbit at Rabbit Restaurant, Just ‘Rabbit Food’

Rabbit, the latest effort from Tangysweet and Red Velvet Cupcakery proprietor Aaron Gordon, is scheduled to open in Clarendon in late July. Just to be clear: the place derives its name from the phrase "rabbit food," that is, salads and such, which it will serve. Not actual rabbit, as in bunny meat, a rep recently […]

Quick Feeding: Drinking in Maryland Just Got a Lot More Taxing

Taxes: The cost of purchasing alcohol in Maryland is poised to increase. The state's General Assembly passed legislation on Monday night that would raise state taxes on beer, wine, and liquor from 6 percent to 9 percent. Assuming that Gov. Martin O'Malley signs the bill, the new taxes would go into effect on July 1. […]

Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza Expands to Clarendon

The world of New Haven–style pizza has been expanding locally. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza, which has locations in Columbia Heights and Friendship Heights, has opened its new Clarendon Boulevard location in Arlington. What makes New Haven pies so special? Read this primer on the subject. Photo a slice from Pete's from the Y&H archives

Quick Feeding: Gillian Clark’s Landlord Speaks, TJ’s Mac and Cheese, and Hill Country-ese

Back and Forth: For those keeping score in the battle between Gillian Clark and her landlord over the now-closed General Store near Silver Spring? Tim Carman tracked down Spiro Gioldasis, who said there "was a simple reason for his tax woes: Clark and General Store co-owner Robin Smith owed him back rent dating to April […]

Quick Feeding: An Ebbing at Eventide?

Briefly noted... The general manager and bar manager at Eventide have left the Clarendon restaurant citing differences in how the bar and rooftop have been "going in a different direction." TBD notes how Eventide's highly acclaimed restaurant has stood out from the rest of Clarendon where "the preference in the neighborhood seems to be for […]

Food News You Can Use: Tis the Season for Hangover Remedies

Let's get straight to the news: Volt chef and owner Bryan Voltaggio is apparently scouting around for another restaurant, which may or may not be the second coming of Volt. (Washington Business Journal) Tis the season for tying one on. Tis the season for hangover remedies, too. A number of local heavy hitters explain their […]