Posts Tagged ‘Eventide’

Nage Bistro Hires Former Fiola and Eventide Chef

Nage Bistro has reopened with a new look and new chef after a $125,000 renovation. Chef Miles Vaden comes to the Scott Circle restaurant after serving as executive chef at Fiola (briefly) and opening executive chef at Eventide in Clarendon. Vaden has also worked in the kitchens of Todd Gray's Equinox, Jean-George Vongerichten's Vong in New York, […]

Three Things to Try This Weekend

Upscale: Pan roasted duck breast, served with summer beans, hakurei turnips, and black garlic duck jus, at Eventide, $27; 3165 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, (703) 276-3165 Mid-range: Alligator and crawfish sliders at the Cajun Experience, $12; 1825 18th St. NW, (202) 670-4416 Dive: Crab dog (pictured), served with cheese puffs, at The Pug, $7; 1234 H […]

Quick Feeding: An Ebbing at Eventide?

Briefly noted... The general manager and bar manager at Eventide have left the Clarendon restaurant citing differences in how the bar and rooftop have been "going in a different direction." TBD notes how Eventide's highly acclaimed restaurant has stood out from the rest of Clarendon where "the preference in the neighborhood seems to be for […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Eventide

Not that I was actively looking for it, but I finally found Eventide’s weakness: its brunch menu, into which chef Miles Vaden has injected a little whimsy and sophistication in an attempt to shake up that most predictable of services. The dish I’m thinking about specifically is the BPLT, the standard three-ingredient sandwich but with […]

How Will Inox’s Closing Affect the RAMMY Awards?

The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington hosts the annual RAMMY Awards on Sunday at the Marriott Wardman Park, and the question foremost on Y&H's mind is this: How will Inox's recent closing affect the ceremony, if at all? If you haven't heard, the celebrated, triple-chef-threat Inox closed this weekend. Chef Jon Mathieson shared the bad […]

Area Chefs and Restaurateurs Claim 18 Noms on the Beard Semi-finalists’ List for 2010

Just call Derek Brown, left, Mr. Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional Y&H is a behind on this (hey, if you want excuses, I got a million of 'em!), but I wanted to offer my congratulations to the local semi-finalists for this year's James Beard Awards. It's an impressive list, one filled with many of Y&H's […]

Sietsema’s 2009 Dining Guide Makes Premature Appearance on Web

Yesterday afternoon, Eventide General Manager Dave Pressley was so excited about his restaurant's inclusion in Tom Sietsema's latest Dining Guide that he pasted the Post's link onto his personal Facebook page.  Someone at the Clarendon restaurant also posted the news on the eatery's Twitter feed. There was just one problem: The guide wasn't supposed to […]

Eventide’s General Manager on Noisy Restaurants

Here at Y&H Central, we've received plenty of static about noisy restaurants from readers and even more readers. But so far the hospitality industry has been quiet on the subject. Until this morning, when I got a note via facebook from the general manager at Eventide, a top 50 performer in this year's Young & […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Eventide

A meaty homage to Michel Richard? One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when […]

A Break Down of Travel + Leisure’s 50 Best New U.S. Restaurants

I know that others have previously mentioned Travel + Leisure's list of the 50 best new restaurants in America, but I finally got a chance to review the magazine's related slideshow. I dutifully clicked on one slide after another after another, trying to discover which cities outperformed D.C. for these 50 coveted spots. Our metro […]