Posts Tagged ‘Ecofriendly Foods’

Price Check: Why Are Some New Restaurants Already Getting More Expensive?

If you thought Le Diplomate was expensive when it opened in April, you should see it now. The white-hot French brasserie from restaurateur Stephen Starr has increased the prices on nearly all of its entrées—anywhere from $1 to $4 per dish. The price tags for hors d’oeuvres, sides, and salads are mostly the same with […]

Birds to Live By

EcoFriendly Foods founder Bev Eggleston is making gobbling noises from the back of a truck, where he’s selling turkeys. Just in case that didn’t draw enough attention, he’s dressed in a giant turkey costume, too. “I think my giblets are showing,” he shouts to the crowd that’s come to pick up their Thanksgiving birds at […]

Tattooed Pork Doesn’t Taste Different, It Just Looks That Way

Prolific pork purveyor Bev Eggleston of Virginia's EcoFriendly Foods had urged everyone to join him for "not a pre-dinner prayer," but rather to "be mindful" of all that went into Monday's tattooed pig roast at Ba Bay on Capitol Hill. "It's been a long trip from the farm to the table," he says, swirling a […]

Ink and Oink at Ba Bay: Tattooed Pork, Anyone?

Talk about carving meat. On May 2, Ba Bay on Capitol Hill is hosting an unusual variation on the traditional pig roast. You see, before the pork is cooked, its flesh will get inked. Artistes from Tattoo Paradise are going to have their way with the swine, then hand it over to chef Nick Sharpe […]

Pigs Take Flight at Eola in Dupont

Until Sunday, I never thought I'd see the words "bacon" and "flight" together in one sentence. But just spotting the "bacon flight" on Eola's brunch menu made me laugh out loud, partly out of pure ticklish delight and partly from the cholesterol-laden absurdity of the term. I knew, of course, that resistance was futile. I […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: Buying the Turkey

As we head into Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]

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