Posts Tagged ‘Eat The Rich’

How Natty Boh and a Shot of Old Overholt Became the D.C. Industry Drink of Choice

Bar owner Derek Brown isn’t even sure they still make the stuff, but sitting at the bar at Old Ebbitt Grill on Monday night, he asks anyway: “We’ll take two shots of Irish Mist.” “OK. Chilled or unchilled?” the bartender replies. Brown expected the guy to laugh in his face—the way an Apple Store employee […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Eat The Rich’s Eel and Snakehead Pies

The Dish: Eel Pie/Snakehead Fish Pie Where to Get It: Eat The Rich, 1839 7th St. NW; (202) 316-9396; etrbar.com Price: $15 What It Is: A palm-sized pie filled with filleted and smoked Chesapeake eels, plus forcemeat made from the eel trimmings, button mushrooms, peas, and summer savory. When eels aren’t available—because fishermen nab them […]

Where to Find Industry Happy Hours

"Industry night" tends to be more of an informal, unadvertised thing. For chefs, bartenders, and servers that work their busiest shifts on Fridays and Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays are their versions of the weekend. But several places now officially promote industry happy hours and events. And you don't necessarily have to work in a bar […]

Gut Reaction: Eat the Rich Brunch Puts All Seafood Platters to Shame

If you want to eat a huge mound of seafood, your best bet is generally some sort of fancy raw bar platter. Prepare to plonk down $65 minimum. But Shaw oyster bar Eat The Rich has an impressive Sunday brunch alternative: the Grand Chesapeake Boil for Two. Grand indeed. For $38, you get a fisherman's […]

The 10 Wackiest Repurposed Items in Restaurant Decor

Reclaimed barnwood? Psh. Restaurants have been using that for years now. But designers of many new eating and drinking establishments are finding plenty of other repurposed items to integrate into the decor. Behold, some of the most ridiculous, and occasionally awesome, recycled light fixtures, stools, purse hooks, and more. Tractor seat stools at Southern Efficiency: Windows and […]

Three’s Company

Call it the Derek Brown bar crawl: Oysters and bubbly at Eat The Rich, ham and sherry at Mockingbird Hill, and fried catfish and whiskey at Southern Efficiency. The bar impresario, of The Passenger fame, and his partner Angie Salame have now completed their trifecta of bars on 7th Street NW in Shaw—all within a […]

Shelling Out: Oyster Price Index

October means oyster season is back. But before you slurp away your paycheck, take a look at how the regular prices for a dozen bivalves compare at a dozen oyster and seafood-centric restaurants. Then consult our guide to finding $1 oyster happy hour deals below.

Cocktail Pitchers and Oyster Shooters at Eat The Rich, Opening Saturday

If The Passenger and Rappahannock Oyster Bar had a baby, it'd probably be Eat The Rich. That's the way The Passenger co-owner Derek Brown describes the new Shaw oyster bar he's opening Saturday in collaboration with Rappahannock co-owner Travis Croxton. The two met, of all places, at a G Love concert in Frederick, Md.—not because […]

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