October means oyster season is back. But before you slurp away your paycheck, take a look at how the regular prices for a dozen bivalves compare at a dozen oyster and seafood-centric restaurants. Then consult our guide to finding $1 oyster happy hour deals below.
Posts Tagged ‘DC Coast’
Chef Miles Vaden, an alum of Eventide, Fiola, and most recently Nage, has a new gig as executive chef of DC Coast. He replaces Matt Kuhn, who recently went to Ardeo + Bardeo. This is not Vaden's first time with Passion Food Group. He worked a brief stint with the restaurant group, helping out at […]
In honor of the 48th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech, several D.C. eateries are paying homage to the slain civil rights leader by way of various menu specials. Among them: “The King’s Speech,” a promotional cocktail at DC Coast and Acadiana , as well as “The Dream," […]
A tall Air Force officer walks into the new and low-ceilinged Cajun Experience restaurant in Dupont Circle, to pick up a carry-out order. He asks owner Bryan Crosswhite, who is situated on a bar stool, chatting and fiddling around with a broken door handle, if he knows of a dish called “gumbo-laya,” an admittedly fusion-y […]
Catching lobster in the dead of winter isn’t for the faint of heart. As the temperature dips and lobsters grow hard shells, they migrate to warmer waters in deeper seas, far from shore. Only the most determined fishermen will face open seas and hazardous conditions to bring in a winter catch. Demand for the crustaceans […]
The Columbia Room, Derek Brown's prix-fixe cocktail counter hidden behind the Passenger, is bringing in outside chefs for a series of tag-team dinners. The details are predictably complicated and fussy. According to a press release, "Each chef will join Derek Brown behind the bar and prepare two dishes that Derek will pair with hand crafted […]
Long before there was Yelp, there was the City Paper's Restaurant Raters, an army of well-armed (and palate-ed) diners who share their thoughts on the many places to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the metro area. After years of treating our raters like Britney treats her children, we've decided to re-energize the program. Really, […]