Posts Tagged ‘Eamonn’s’

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Bar Sprawl

Todd Thrasher pulls a lighter out of his pocket and holdsthe flame to a slice of grapefruit rind. There’s a tiny poof of black smoke as he rubs aromatic oils around the rim of a glass, using the rind to stir the orange drink with Aperol, gin, Macchu Pisco, and five drops of salt water. […]

Tales Behind the Cocktails at TNT Bar

Rock 'n' roll-themed bar TNT soft-opens tonight at 5 p.m. inside Eamonn's on Columbia Pike. Mixology master Todd Thrasher of PX and Restaurant Eve has created a cocktail menu featuring half of his own creations and half from bartender friends across the country. Thrasher plans to rotate the borrowed cocktails every three months and his […]

Chef Cathal Armstrong Can Kick Your Ass

Chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong may not have won at this year's James Beard or RAMMY awards, but he's going for another type of gold—in taekwondo. Armstrong, who is a blue betl, and his family flew into Dallas yesterday to compete in the weeklong USA Taekwondo National Championships. He started the sport more than a year […]

Former Inox Sommelier John Wabeck Joins Restaurant Eve Team

Starting on Tuesday, former Inox sommelier and New Heights chef John Wabeck will join the Eat Good Food Group, the ever-expanding company that already runs four of the finest establishments in Old Town, including Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's, and The Majestic. "We're very excited," says co-owner Meshelle Armstrong about the company's new hire. "Hopefully he can […]

Sno’Body Knows the Troubles He’s Seen: The Cost of Closing Down Restaurant Eve

Everyone, it seems, is obsessed with the amount of money local jurisdictions are spending on snow removal, but consider how much money local restaurateurs are losing due to the storm(s). And then consider that they can't exactly apply for federal disaster relief. Cathal Armstrong, the chef/owner of Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's and The Majestic, figures he's lost […]

Raise a Toast to Guinness’ 250th Anniversary

Two hundred and fifty years ago, Arthur Guinness started brewing beer at the St. James's Gate plant in Dublin, giving life to what is undoubtedly the world's most famous stout. No other beer on earth is as rich with history and blarney as this dark Irish beauty. To celebrate the beer that Cathal Armstrong says tastes […]

True Dining Guide Confessions #5: Who Flunked Out

Unless something so grosses me out or captivates me that I feel the need to single it out, like perhaps a bathroom that smells like an outhouse on a summer day in Georgia, my focus is on the plate. Good food is the reason I choose a place. Well, no, that’s a lie. I’m a […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on the Young & Hungry Blog

As you might have guessed, traffic to Y&H spiked tremendously this week on the news that celebrity chef Michel Richard had plans to move his base to the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. No other post this week had nearly as much traffic, despite the fact that Thursday was Food Day here at the paper. Michel Richard […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Young & Hungry Blog

Another week, another long list of blog items to review to learn which were your faves.  No surprise: Anthony Bourdain still rocks your world. Watch the Deleted Eamonn's Segment from Bourdain's 'No Reservations' Show on D.C. Gastrosexuals Are the New Metrosexuals The Oyster Experience from Hell Here's One Thing You Can Do with Leftover Cadbury […]