Posts Tagged ‘DC Coast’

Where to Find 25-Cent Martinis Tonight and 2-Cent Bottles of Wine Tomorrow

DC Coast and alcohol delivery app Klink are both doing promotions.

Shelling Out: Oyster Price Index

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.

Miles Vaden In as Executive Chef at 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 […]

I Have a Dream (of Pecan Crusted Chicken): D.C. Restos Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.

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," […]

Who Dat?: D.C.’s New Louisiana and Cajun Restaurants

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 […]

A Lobster in Winter

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 […]

Guest Chefs Team Up with Columbia Room’s Derek Brown for Dinners

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 […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Raters Can Become Published Food Reviewers

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, […]