Posts Tagged ‘Eatonville’

Busboys & Poets’ Andy Shallal Has Been Saved!

A pre-saved Shallal chatting with Top Chef-er Carla Hall For those who thought the protracted chef competition for Andy Shallal's new Eatonville project was a sinful act of pride, you might be happy to learn that the Busboys & Poets owner was saved yesterday. Fittingly enough, Shallal's salvation came in Eatonville, Fla., the town for […]

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

As if the Huffington Post hasn't already proved it, the evidence is clear on Y&H: Linking to other people's blogs serves my own insatiable need for adoring readers, or readers of any kind really. I don't know what my journalism profs would say about all this, but two out of the five top posts this […]

Finale from the Eatonville Chef Contest: We Have a Winner

Note: Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal is taking an Iron Chef approach to hiring the chef for his forthcoming Eatonville, a Southern-oriented restaurant that pays homage to Zora Neale Hurston. This is the second in a series of blog posts chronicling the competition. This series will not announce the winner; it will be revealed […]

Scene 3 from the Eatonville Chef Contest: Too Fancy for His Own Good

Note: Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal is taking an Iron Chef approach to hiring the chef for his forthcoming Eatonville, a Southern-oriented restaurant that pays homage to Zora Neale Hurston. This is the second in a series of blog posts chronicling the competition. This series will not announce the winner; it will be revealed […]

This Week’s Most Popular Posts on Young & Hungry

Two older posts continue to fascinate the readership of Young & Hungry. One is tragic. The other practically comedic. After that, the Top 5 posts of the week shape up this way: Gillian Clark's General Store Now Available for Sit-Down Service Saigon Bistro: A Best of D.C. Contender or Just a Pretender? Scene 1 from […]

Scene 2 from Eatonville Chef Contest: Something for Vegetarians

Note: Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal is taking an Iron Chef approach to hiring the chef for his forthcoming Eatonville, a Southern-oriented restaurant that pays homage to Zora Neale Hurston. This is the second in a series of blog posts chronicling the competition. This series will not announce the winner; it will be revealed […]

Scene 1 from the Eatonville Chef Contest: Fried Chicken

Note: Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal is taking an Iron Chef approach to hiring the chef for his forthcoming Eatonville, a Southern-oriented restaurant that pays homage to Zora Neale Hurston. This is the first in a series of blog posts chronicling the competition. This series will not announce the winner; it will be revealed […]

Andy Shallal Takes a Reality Show Approach to Hiring Eatonville Chef

Andy Shallal, the man behind the concept-bending Busboys & Poets chain, loves food shows. It's no surprise, then, that Shallal has taken a reality-show approach to hiring a chef for his forthcoming Eatonville, a southern-food restaurant located across V Street from the original Busboys & Poets location. The owner's requiring his top candidates to compete […]

Busboys and Poets: Gentrifier Magnet?

UrbanTurf has an interesting, if puffy, piece on its site today about Busboys and Poets' magnetic attraction for condo shoppers in the District and Shirlington. Developers apparently love the lefty enclaves for their ability to draw potential tenants to pricey condos. Writers UrbanTurf: [Busboys owner Andy Shallal] noticed early on that condo sales at CityVista […]

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

I could cull this list from Google Analytics, which would be oh-so-democratic. It would also prove to you the power of popular search terms, the insular nature of the blog world, and the insatiable need for more Elvis sex tales. Screw that. Here's my personal fave list of this week's blog items: 1. Chef Art […]

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