Posts Tagged ‘Dino’s Grotto’

How Restaurant Week Really Works

All this week, Mintwood Place chef Cedric Maupillier will show up an hour earlier to work and leave an hour later. He’s also reinforced the troops: an additional cook, server, food runner, and busser. This is not a week for kitchen rookies. This is the week to bring in the people who’ve already proven themselves. […]

Dean Gold Gets a New Start With Dino’s Grotto in Shaw

It’s opening night at Dino’s Grotto, and already the 20- and 30-somethings are dominating the dinner crowd. Owner Dean Gold, dressed in one of his typically colorful patterned shirts, floats around the canary-walled dining room and checks in on a group of six millennials with cocktails and a bunch of plates clustered on the table. […]

Dino’s Grotto Has Arrived in Shaw

After closing his Cleveland Park restaurant Dino earlier this year, chef/owner Dean Gold officially opens his new spot, Dino’s Grotto, in Shaw tonight. Some things you may recognize: Much of the art and tableware come from Dino. The popular Dino burger also makes its return. And several other customer favorites, like lasagna, boar pasta, and meatballs, get their own […]

Dean Gold’s New Restaurant Will Be Called Dino’s Grotto

As Dino prepares to close its Cleveland Park location next month, owner Dean Gold reveals a few new deals about his next restaurant, Dino's Grotto. In his email newsletter, Gold says he's still negotiating a lease on a primary location in Shaw and has also looked at several other spots. Dino will serve its regular […]

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