Posts Tagged ‘Eatonville’

Cocktail Guess: Make Me Something Southern

Where: Eatonville, 2121 14th St. NW Bartender Response: “Uh, a mint julep?” What We Got: We asked for something a bit more creative—Eatonville specializes in Southern cuisine—and got the Hurricane Zora with Pyrat Rum XO Gold, passion fruit, orange juice, and grenadine garnished with a cherry and an orange slice. Price: $10 How It Tasted: […]

Shrimp and Hits? Here’s Marcus Samuelsson’s New Menu For The Reborn Howard Theatre

In this week's City Paper cover story, authors Ally Schweitzer and Michael J. West offer "a guide to not mismanaging" the historic city-owned and recently refurbished Howard Theatre. One step in the right direction: serving food and alcohol—"gobs of it." In the article, managing exec Steven Bensusan boasts, “There are other venues in the market […]

How Dining Room Chatter Spikes Dramatically After a White House Visit

"The guests that were coming down here [last time the First Lady visited] came to investigate personally: 'Where did she sit? What did she eat? Who was she with? What was she wearing?' The 'Where did she sit and can I please sit in the same seat' was a request we had for weeks to […]

‘Shroom for Improvement: The Politics of the Vegetarian Entree

Michael Landrum has been getting some flak lately over his portobello mushroom caps. Landrum’s Arlington eatery, Ray’s the Steaks, offers a slew of entrées for diners to choose from, including 21 different plates of beef and four kinds of seafood dishes. But, if you happen to be vegetarian, the ’shrooms, marinated in balsamic vinegar, grilled […]

Mixed Veggies: VegFest This Weekend, ShopHouse’s Fish Sauce Admission

Quick hits on the meatless beat Nice Detective Work: Props to WaPo food editor Joe Yonan (and his tipster on Twitter) about ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen's fish sauced curries. What is seemingly a meatless option has been outed as otherwise, as Yonan confirms that fish sauce flavors both the red and green curries at Chipotle's entry into […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Sous Vide Short Rib, Cioppino Bomb, Raw Milk Rap

Dishes We Dug: "Pizza 16" (prosciutto, sopressata, roasted red peppers) at Local 16, 72-hour braised sous vide short rib at Cava Mezze; honey- and spice-glazed duck breast at Proof. Dishes We Didn't: Low-country cioppino at Eatonville. A bit bland. Get the house sausages or grilled lamb porterhouse instead. Most Retro Chic Reader Comment About D.C.'s […]

Meet Eatonville’s New Executive Chef, Garret Fleming

Many of you may remember Tim Carman's Beard-nominated cover story last year that chronicled the way in which Andy Shallal selected Eatonville's first chef. If you recall, the story didn't end well. Chris Newsome, initially appointed executive chef after winning the Top Chef-style contest, was quickly replaced by runner-up Rusty Holman. Holman left Eatonville this […]

Eatonville Chef Contest ‘Winner’ Rusty Holman Now Working at a Food Truck

Holy crap, is that Rusty Holman?! No way, it can't be! Don't embarrass him, or yourself, by asking! Don't even make eye contact! But what if it is Rusty? You'd be one lame-ass food writer if you don't find out what he's doing slinging fries out of a food truck on Farragut Square!  Don't forget […]

SAVOR Mania: The Master List

It's that time of year again. SAVOR is coming to town and with the national craft beer and food pairing event comes a week-long beer party for D.C. Tickets sold out in record time this year, but thanks to the local bars, restaurants, and distributors who take advantage of so many talented brewers being in […]

Who’ll Keep You Warm, Fed and Happy During ‘Cluster Flake’? The Working List.

The storm ain't got nothing on the Philly boys at Taylor Gourmet I figured I better start compiling this list now before Carrie and I lose our Internet connection (again), our power, and our ability to open the front door and scream for help. So without further ado, here are the restaurants and bars that […]

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