Posts Tagged ‘Drew Kim’

Is Rosslyn on the Verge of Having a Dining Scene?

Last Friday at 4 p.m., I ducked into a new restaurant, thinking I was in for a quiet beer at an empty boîte. I couldn’t have been more wrong. I snagged the very last stool at the 30-seat bar, which was already crowded by groups at high-top tables. By 6:30 p.m., the place was more […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Ted’s Bulletin’s Peanut Butter Bacon Burger

The Dish: Drew’s Peanut Butter Bacon Burger Where to Get It: Ted’s Bulletin, 1818 14th St. NW and 505 8th St. SE Price: $12.79 What It Is: An eight-ounce beef patty topped with bacon and peanut butter on a sesame seed brioche bun, served with tomato, lettuce, onion, and pickles plus fries and house-made tomato […]

The Waits Are Too Damn Long: With So Many New Restaurants, Why Is It Still So Hard to Get a Table?

It’s a 50-degree spring Friday the weekend before Memorial Day. Empty streets and unanswered phone calls show how many people skipped town for a long weekend, and Congress has just departed for a nine-day recess. How hard could it possibly be to get a table for two? As an experiment, I walk up and down 14th […]

Ted’s Bulletin Coming to Reston Town Center

Matchbox on 14th Street NW is less than a month old, and Ted's Bulletin is set to open a block away this spring. As if that (and another Matchbox location coming to Merrifield, Va., in March) wasn't enough, co-owner Drew Kim tells Y&H the restaurant group is finalizing a lease for a third Ted's Bulletin in […]

The Restaurant Is History: New Eateries Play Up Their Buildings’ Legacies

Louie Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Billie Holiday once played in the red brick building at 14th and T streets NW.  It was called Club Bali, or simply “The Bali,” back then. In its 1940s heyday, it was one of the city’s most popular music venues—until, that is, its owner was indicted for jury tampering during […]

Let’s Do Lunch: When Is It Worth Opening Up For Mid-Day Meal Service?

Granville Moore’s started as a place for mussel dinners and late-night beers. Now, five years after it opened, it’s aiming for something new. As the sidewalk chalkboard brags when I walk into the H Street NE restaurant, “LUNCH BUT BETTER!” Two people are already drinking at the bar when I pull up a stool at […]

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