Posts Tagged ‘column’

Big Plates Are the New Small Plates

The phrase “family style” is becoming ubiquitous dining lingo as more places institute weekly feasts or devote entire sections of their menus to platters designed for two to six people.

Sound Check, Please

Robert Wiedmaier is the latest restaurateur to take on live music with his new venue, Villain & Saint.

With the Launch of “Pop-Up Megaplex” Prequel, EquityEats Rethinks Its Business

From now on, EquityEats plans to only support restaurants taking advantage of new regulations that the D.C. government approved last year, which allow businesses to crowdfund money from District residents of all income levels.

Farms Race: Who Gets the Season’s First Ramps or Soft-Shell Crabs?

With spring comes an arms race among chefs all vying to be the first to have the latest local, seasonal ingredients on their menus.

Tour de Forks: Local Restaurants Host Trips Around the World

A handful of D.C.-area restaurateurs and chefs are looking to not just transport people through food, but literally transport them to the source.

Diners and Servers Mingle at Public Staff Meals and Industry Nights

The relationship between staff and patrons is becoming more casual and open.

Restaurateurs Return to Their Afghan Roots

Local 16 is adding Afghan dishes to the menu, while Napoleon is being converted into a restaurant that will only serve the Central Asian cuisine.

Brohibition: With McFadden’s and Rhino Bar Gone, Where Will College Kids Go?

Georgetown University is trying to contain drinking on campus with a new bar and restaurant called Bulldog Tavern.

Tableside Preparations Are Making a Comeback at D.C. Restaurants

Restaurants are carving Spanish ham, grinding and brewing coffee, and mixing cocktails at the diner’s side.

Pop-Up Culture: Behind the Scenes in D.C.’s Temporary Bars and Restaurants

Putting together a pop-up is much more complicated than it seems.

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