Posts Tagged ‘Dino’

Dino’s Dean Gold Hopes To Stay Put In Cleveland Park

Not too long ago, things were looking pretty bleak for popular Cleveland Park eatery Dino. "As of this past summer, it didn’t look like it made a lot of sense for me to continue here," says proprietor Dean Gold, citing sluggish business, mounting debt and a lease that's set to expire this coming October. Y&H […]

Webbed Feat: Has Pork Finally Met Its Barnyard Match in Duck?

Drew Trautmann’s new District Kitchen in Woodley Park is just the sort of urban-take-on-rustic-charm type of restaurant to suit our decade’s back-to-basics style. Which means it’s the kind of place you expect to see the barnyard’s most fashionable animal stamp her distinctive hoof-prints across the entire menu. I’m talking, of course, about pig. From trendy […]

It’s D.C. Wine Week! Here’s Video of the Promoters Getting a Little Slaphappy Over a Glass or Two

The inaugural D.C. Wine Week kicks off Saturday night with an opening party at Sonoma. Capitol Hill's pioneering wine bar has apparently tried to step up its game on the vino front since Y&H last visited, hiring new GM and sommelier Patricia Ely, formerly of Bourbon Steak and Redwood in Bethesda. Glass-clinking events to follow […]

This Week in Beer: Mikkeller Barrel-Aged Series at ChurchKey, Williamsburg Alewerks at Dino, Last Week for JulyPAs at Pizzeria Paradiso & More

The week in beer is here! Find details for any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above or read on for a quick overview of the week in brew. There are two huge events on Monday night at ChurchKey. First is a draft night featuring an education in barrel aged beer courtesy of Mikkeller. The […]

Have Some Flanken Respect: Passover Dining in D.C.

Has that infamous Jewish guilt gotten to you? Please your mother and check out some Passover dining options in the District. The holiday starts at sundown tonight. Find the Afikoman: The 16th Street JCC is holding a "green" seder on Tuesday. Buy a ticket online and bring your own kiddush cup. Washington DCJCC, Community Second Night Seder, $54/ticket. […]

Can a Food Writer Go Meatless for a Month?

We all have to eat for our well being, but not all of us have to eat for a living. Missy Frederick does. The restaurant and retail writer for the Washington Business Journal dines at area restaurants about five (or more) times a week, trying new menus and scouting out expired leases. But for March […]

Celebrating the Festival of Lights: Free Latke Tasting at Cork Market

Ignore that bulge over your pants because there is no month-long break between the holidays this year. Thanksgiving ended a scant week ago and tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah, the Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple. But in these modern times, it's an excuse to eat fried potatoes and exchange presents. A few area restaurants […]

All About Eve, Part III: Grape Expectations

Welcome to the third installment of All About Eve, Young & Hungry’s behind-the-scenes glimpse of working at Restaurant Eve. You can read previous posts here. Ren and Stimpy. Felix and Oscar. Leonard and Guy. Leonard and Guy are two servers on the floor at Eve's Tasting Room. Leonard is  6-foot plus, wears terrific glasses, and […]

Food News You Can Use: The Heavy Drinking Issue

So much for the summer doldrums. Let's get right into the news. Dino owner Dean Gold wants to open a second restaurant, this one with more beer. [TBD] The new Metrocurean is born! [Metrocurean, duh] This just in, bro: Heavy drinking will extend your life. [Time]

D.C. Beer Week Survival Tips

Standing in the block-long line for the Nerd Nite DC event Friday evening caused The Lagerheads to have a flashback from last year's D.C. Beer Week, where we saw a girl storm out of Cafe Saint-Ex in tears because they had sold out the beer dinner before she got a ticket. No need to get […]