Posts Tagged ‘Et Voila!’

Remixology: Make Me a Drink With Soy Sauce

Bartender: Louis Breno Where: Et Voila, 5120 MacArthur Blvd. NW Mystery Ingredient: Soy sauce Bartender Response: “I love soy sauce…on sushi,” Breno said. But how to use it in a cocktail? That took some thought. What We Got: A bloody mary upgraded with lobster consommé and a touch of soy sauce. “Let’s use French vodka,” […]

Belgian Restaurant Week Is Here

D.C.’s fourth annual Belgian Restaurant Week is upon us. Through Sunday, eight participating restaurants—B Too, Belga Cafe, Brasserie Beck, Et Voila!, Granville Moore’s, Locolat Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille, and Le Pain Quotidien—will offer $20 prix fixe lunches and $35 dinners. In addition, look out for hop-tail, waffle, mussel, and beer specials each day. Today, […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Et Voila!’s Mussel Burger

The Dish: Mussel Burger Where to Get It: Et Voila, 5120 MacArthur Blvd. NW; (202) 237-2300; Price: $15.95 What It Is:  A mussel patty with aioli and fried onions on a seedless brioche bun. Served with sweet potato fries. What It Tastes Like: A departure from your average yawn-inducing burger. Steamed and coarsely chopped […]

Gird Your Arteries! Today Is National French Fry Day

Wednesday is National Fry Day, a day devoted to fried potatoes in all their greasy glory. Cardiologists be damned! As part of the nationwide celebrations, Et Voila! in the Palisades is dishing out free hand-cut frites during lunch and happy hour. Chef Claudio Pirollo is also conducting frite-making demonstrations throughout the day. I can think […]

Brew at the Zoo: Where’s All The Local Craft Beer?

Brew at the Zoo, the annual outdoor beer tasting event hosted by the National Zoo, will pair biology and the buzzed on July 14. The suds-filled soiree, which attracts some 40 breweries and about 2,000 thirsty guests each year, regularly sells out weeks in advance. As of Thursday, there were still about 600 tickets available. Why? […]

This Week in Beer: Belgian Fest at Et Voila!, Rare Casks at Old Europe, Imperials from Baying Hound & More

After a much deserved week of rest, I am out of the bars and back at the computer to give you the low-down on weekly beer events in and around the District. Things are a bit quiet this week, as many are still recovering from Savor madness. More on Savor week later, but read on […]

Servicey Industry: Beer For Dinner, Rosé Battle Royale, Picnic Fixin’s

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku There's beer in my food!/Brew stew, Chimay cheese salad/Hoegaarden ice cream; Belgian Beer Festival, from June 15 to June 19, Et Voila!, 5120 MacArthur Blvd NW, (202) 237-2300. "War of the Rosés"/Thirty-five dollar bottles/Throughout the summer; Proof, 775 G St. NW, (202) 737-7663 Behold, […]

Quick Feeding: Trystian Inspiration and Belgian Chef Secrets

International Secrets: Where does the Belgian Embassy's chef like to eat when he's not cooking? Belga Café, naturally. Also, Et Voila, Brasserie Beck, and Marvin. [Eater D.C.] Trysts Everywhere! As the folks behind Tryst look to open a similar type of place in Columbia Heights, the owners of Fly Lounge are looking to open a […]

This Week: Mussels from Brussels at Brasserie Beck, Inaugural Trivia at Biergarten Haus, Harpoon Cruise on the Potomac & Belgian National Day Celebrations Galore

Monday means it's time for The Lagerheads to bring you the week in beer. (Click on an event for details beyond our descriptions below.) Many events this week are for Belgian National Day, when Belgophiles the world over will celebrate July 21, the day Belgium proclaimed independence from The Netherlands in 1831. You can get things started […]

Mussel Bar Opening Delayed: Celebrate Belgian Independence in the Meantime

Mussel Bar, the new Belgian gastropub scheduled to open today in downtown Bethesda today will not be pouring beers or steaming bivalves for the public until next week. The grand opening date is set for Tuesday, July 20, but watch their Facebook page or check back here for updates. If that breaks your heart, cheer […]