Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Dish Hall of Fame’

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Update: Who’s Really Deserving?

The Five Guys burger in all its unfiltered glory We're down to the wire on the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame contest. You have only until Friday to cast your vote. As you likely know by now, the top five dishes will be part of the hall's inaugural class, with more plates to be inducted […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Update: Amsterdam Rises!

The big news this week concerns Amsterdam Falafelshop's dramatic rise to second place on the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame leaderboard.  The falafel's surge was no doubt assisted by promotions like this one on's Facebook page, which of course points out the whole problem with online public surveys: Folks can stuff the ballot box. […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Leaderboard: High-End Dining Lurks in the Background

With only three weeks of voting left in the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame, the leaderboard remains virtually unchanged from last week's, save for a little jockeying at the bottom and 2Amys' suddenly move into a fourth-place tie with the falafel sandwich at Amsterdam. Remember, only the top five dishes will be part of the […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

As if you needed any more proof that we're mired in a recession, just check out the top posts from this week: They're focused on good, old-fashioned drinkin'. Here's to better times, y'all... In the meantime, the most-read posts from the week: Women of Craft Beer: A Quick List (*) Paste Names Best 25 American […]

Horace & Dickie’s Enters the Leaderboard in D.C. Hall of Fame Voting

Y&H has been promoting the pleasures of fried whiting for years. It's truly one of the District's under-appreciated plates, which is why I was happy to see the whiting at Horace & Dickie's enter this week's leaderboard for the D.C Dish Hall of Fame. Granted, the dish still doesn't have enough votes to enter the […]

Fast Foods Take the Lead in D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Voting

Voting is just a couple of weeks old for the inaugural class of the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame, but already a pattern has emerged: Fast foods are dominating the competition. That's hardly surprising, of course. On a daily basis, you know that people order about 500 more half smokes at Ben's Chili Bowl than, […]

A Word of Clarification Over the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame

Y&H has received a number of e-mails today along the lines of this one from RW: I think the Hall of Fame should include those dishes unique or original to DC, of which there are few, like the half smoke or a curious dish called "Fried Good Dale" that appears only in Chinatown. Ben's dog, […]

Vote for D.C.’s Hall of Fame Dishes!

A couple of weeks ago, Y&H asked you to nominate the entrees and appetizers and desserts that you felt were worthy of inclusion into a D.C. Dish Hall of Fame. Y'all tore into the assignment like a pack of wolves on a dead carcass.  I received Tweets, personal e-mails, and lots of suggestions via the […]