Posts Tagged ‘Dukem’

Night Moves: This Is Why D.C. Diners Can’t Have Nice Things 24/7

It’s Monday night, about 11:26 p.m. and my new would-be go-to late-night burger spot, Black & Orange, is all locked up. A guy in the window makes a cutthroat gesture as I try in vain to pry open the door. When I point to the large posted sign reading “Open Till 5 a.m.,” he just […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Restaurant-Friendly Kids Edition

A conviction in the 2011 beating of a man outside Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant. [Examiner] Here's how Fiola's Fabio Trabocchi makes meatballs. [Washington Times] Firefly's Danny Bortnick's advice on making your kid more restaurant-friendly. [Eatocracy] Footage from the local Top Chef casting call at Graffiato. [NBC Washington] José Andrés says "[y]ou do have to be a […]

Wot Time Is It? Ethiopian Eatery Dukem Tries to Stay Open 24 Hours

U Street tibs and fitfit temple Dukem (City Paper readers' pick for "Best Ethiopian Restaurant 2011") will make its case next week to stay open around the clock, neighborhood blog Prince of Petworth reports. According to a placard posted in the window, a hearing is scheduled for Aug. 22 before the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control […]

Chefs Veg Out: Justin Bittner of Bar Pilar

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Justin Bittner Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Bar Pilar Twitter: @BarPilar Cooking Since: […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Ethiopic Restaurant

The Spot: Ethiopic Restaurant, 401 H St. NE, (202) 675-2066 The Cuisine: Ethiopian The Go-To Dish: Ethiopic signature kitfo (raw, preferably) The Scoop: Philly's got cheesesteaks, New York's got pizza, and D.C. has damn fine Ethiopian food, much of which I have had the pleasure to sample. I was curious how the latest competitor, Ethiopic, […]

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