Posts Tagged ‘District Taco’

Why Don’t More Restaurants Serve Weekday Breakfast?

As the food scene grows, will D.C.'s weekday breakfast options get better?

Last Night’s Leftovers: Soupy Scenes Edition

Take a peek inside the retail shell that will become the first District Taco location inside the actual District. [WaPo] Estadio owner Mark Kuller says there aren't many tapas bars in Spain any better than his own place right here in D.C.  Admittedly, he's biased. [Washingtonian] Westend Bistro's Eric Ripert thinks National Airport's Matsutake Sushi […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Silly Plating Edition

The best day to snag that coveted Valentine's Day reservation is yesterday. [Urbanspoon via Eater] A chat with nomadic "silly plating"-hating pizzaiolo Edan MacQuaid. [Borderstan] José Andrés' has a D.C. food truck in the works. [Dining Bisnow] Arlington-based District Taco plans to open not one but two locations within the actual District. [Washingtonian] Spike Mendelsohn's […]

District Taco Might Actually Open In The District

District Taco is finally living up to its name. The Arlington-based restaurant and roving food truck has reportedly secured a second location—this one actually situated inside the District line, specifically at Metro Center. Eater DC gets the scoop via Twitter. Owner Marc Wallace says the bona fide D.C. address will offer a similar assortment of […]

Want to Buy Stock in District Taco? You Might Get Your Chance

NPR spotlights District Taco—the taco-slinging food truck and restaurant that is confusingly not based in the District (read Y&H contributor Pervaiz Shallwani's take on Arlington's popular purveyor of cochinita pibil here)—as just the type of small business that might benefit from new federal legislation, called the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act. Operator Osiris Hoil boasts […]

Quick Feeding: Sauca Gets a Storefront, Kushi Wants Outdoor Seating

Check Out The Legs On This Pinot, Little One: New moms toiling in D.C.'s restaurant industry sometimes take their babies to work. Some even let their infants take a whiff of the wines. [WaPo] More Pie In Your Face, Osama: Restaurateur Jeff Black's Palisades stalwart BlackSalt earns a dubious celebrity mention. Hours before her husband's […]

Quick Feeding: Taco Eating Contest at District Taco

Eat 'Til You Vomit: There's a taco eating contest at District Taco in Arlington tonight. Contestants will have "to consume four different varieties of tacos, in the following rotating order: breakfast taco, pollo asado, carnitas, carne asada." Tempting, certainly. [ARLNow] Free Stuff: Speaking of tacos ... Capitalizing on enthusiasm for Korean-style tacos that come from […]

Not Your Abuelita’s Taco Truck: District Taco Opens a Restaurant and Goes All Chipotle

At his corner restaurant in a Lee Highway strip mall, Osiris Hoil still pays deference to the Yucatan cooking of his childhood: There are refreshing salsas adapted from his mother’s recipes, dried chili peppers deployed like a secret ingredient to add depth, and a seven-hour technique that transforms tough pork shoulder into tender shavings of […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]