Posts Tagged ‘Ed Witt’

Meat, Meat, and More Meat at The Partisan, Opening Tonight

Garden District isn't the only place in town with a whole pig's head on the menu anymore. The Partisan opens today offering a $75 hog snout served with salsa verde, pickled peppers, and a pig ear salad. The platter is just one of the many things sure to make meat lovers giddy at the Penn […]

No, Chef Ed Witt is Not the Face of a Tennessee Pastor’s Website

A Tennessee pastor has launched a new campaign called "Sundays Are The Worst" to get churchgoers to tip better on Sundays. And the face of its website—displayed prominently in a New York Daily News story—looks awfully familiar. If you don't recognize him, that's Ed Witt, chef of The Partisan which opens tomorrow next to Penn […]

Check Out the Menus for Red Apron Butcher, Now Open in Penn Quarter

Rise and shine: Red Apron Butcher's sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich with maple butter awaits. The Penn Quarter location of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group sandwich/butchery/charcuterie shop and market opens today, with adjoining sister restaurant The Partisan to follow in a few weeks. The main menu attractions are sandwiches made with tigelle, an Italian English muffin-like flatbread […]

Custom Fuel Opens Today. Guess Which Chef We Spotted There?

The team behind Fuel Pizza opens a new pizza spot today at 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, and it's a little different than chain's locations in Chinatown and on K Street. It's called Custom Fuel, and instead of whole pies and slices, the restaurant will offer custom,personal-sized (13-by-6 inch) pizzas that are baked in a conveyor […]

The Passenger Owners to Open Rum Bar and Restaurant Called Hogo

It's no secret that The Passenger co-owner Tom Brown loves the beach. After all, he shipped in 70 tons of sand for New York Avenue Beach Bar and has turned Tiki Tuesday into one of The Passenger's most popular nights. Hogo, his new spot coming to 1017 7th St. NW, will also have an island […]

Can Scott Drewno Repeat As D.C.’s Pork King?

The local, um, leg of Cochon 555, aka "The Pork Olympics," is coming up April 22. Today, organizers announced this year's cheftestants who, as the Post reports, will compete to break down whole pigs into the best bite-sized dishes. Last year's victor, The Source's Scott Drewno, will return to defend his title against, among others, […]

Half-Smoke Challenge to Find D.C.’s Top Dog

It's been said that the half-smoke is the closest thing the District gets to having a recognizable homegrown food product. The half-smoke, of course, is most associated with Ben's Chili Bowl on U Street NW, which this week donated its papers and artifacts to George Washington University's Africana Research Center. (Washington City Paper's 2007 cover […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ed Witt of 701

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Ed Witt Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: 701 Twitter: @EdWitt Cooking Since: 1993 Distinguishing Feature: […]

Food News You Can Use: No Summertime Doldrums Here

Hey, isn’t this supposed to be summer, when all we do is kick back and soak up the sun, along with those tart seasonal cocktails?  The local dining scene has not exactly taken a vacation this July. Here are just a few of the stories Young & Hungry has been following in the past week […]