Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

‘First Bite’ on the Second Night: R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24 Gets an Early Visit from Critic Tom Sietsema

So much for critics waiting one full month before visiting a new restaurant. On his Facebook page, chef R.J. Cooper reports that he spotted Washington Post critic Tom Sietsema at his brand-spankin' new eatery Rogue 24 last Thursday, the restaurant's second night in business: "Mr. TS from Wash post just left the house. Suprised us […]

How Loud Is the New Sun Chips Biodegradable Bag?

People are pissed off about environmentally unfriendly plastic. But people are even more pissed off about the noise level of SunChips' new compostable bag, which the Wall Street Journal reports is as loud as a  jet cockpit, registering 95 decibels on a sound meter. The inevitable Facebook group has emerged. Its name is in ALL […]

Free Sweetflow Yogurt on Saturday!

How sweet is this? The Sweetflow Mobile, that rolling froyo operation from Sweetgreen, will be giving away "FREE small cups of sweetflow with toppings this Saturday," according to its Facebook page. And not just once, but twice. The truck will be parked from noon to 2 p.m. at 25th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW and […]

Equinox Suffers Devastating Kitchen Fire

Y&H just confirmed with Ellen Kassoff Gray, co-owner and general manager of Equinox, that the downtown restaurant has suffered a serious fire in the kitchen. "We don't know what happened yet," Kassoff Gray told Y&H just a few minutes ago. She couldn't talk more at the moment and asked if she could call back later. In the […]

Nori Amaya’s Friends and Fans Express Their Grief on Her Facebook Page

You have probably heard this awful news by now, but Coppi's Organic co-owner Nori Amaya was found dead yesterday in her apartment. D.C. Police Department spokeswoman Traci Hughes confirmed to Y&H this afternoon that Amaya's death has been ruled a homicide. The cause of death is strangulation. The horrific news has inspired an outpouring of […]

A True Monster Attacks Rock Art Brewery – Can Twitter and Facebook Help?

If you follow brews news like we do, you have probably caught wind of the David-and-Goliath story unfolding between Vermont's Rock Art Brewery and Monster energy drinks. It seems that Hansen Beverage Company, makers of the Monster line, believe that consumers will be confused by the use of the word "monster" in Rock Art's 10th Anniversary […]

Follow The Lagerheads’ Colorado Beer Odyssey

The Lagerheads are about to depart DC and Y&H for two weeks in Colorado with family and friends. We'll be leaving behind our laptops but definitely not putting down our beer mugs. How could we when our trip just so happens to coincide with Denver's Great American Beer Festival? Put on by the Brewers Association, the […]

Clearing the Air with My New BFF: Red Bull

We get all kinds of unwanted crap in the mail. Yesterday, Amanda Hess got this package from Red Bull, advertising its latest product line — the Red Bull Energy Shot, these two-ounce poppers designed to give you a sugar-and-caffeine rush when, say, your boss calls for yet another hour-long, narcolepsy-inducing meeting.  All of which is […]