Posts Tagged ‘firefly’

Celebrating the Festival of Lights: Free Latke Tasting at Cork Market

Ignore that bulge over your pants because there is no month-long break between the holidays this year. Thanksgiving ended a scant week ago and tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah, the Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple. But in these modern times, it's an excuse to eat fried potatoes and exchange presents. A few area restaurants […]

Food News You Can Use: Fabio Is Back!

Hey, the Redskins squeaked one out yesterday so there's no need to play Monday morning (or afternoon) quarterback. In lieu of this week's Dan Snyder sucks-a-thon, let's get straight to the food news. A bold new deli, Annie and Teddy's, is set to open on the corner of Potomac and Pennsylvania SE. (Prince of Petworth) […]

Firefly Does Its Own Elvis Impersonation

Elvis Presley's love of greasy foods has been well-chronicled, not to mention exploited for profit, criticized by pampered urbanites, and even blamed for the King's untimely death at age 42. I can't think of a single person, living or dead, who had such terrible eating habits and yet inspired so much copy about his favorite […]

All About Eve, Part III: Grape Expectations

Welcome to the third installment of All About Eve, Young & Hungry’s behind-the-scenes glimpse of working at Restaurant Eve. You can read previous posts here. Ren and Stimpy. Felix and Oscar. Leonard and Guy. Leonard and Guy are two servers on the floor at Eve's Tasting Room. Leonard is  6-foot plus, wears terrific glasses, and […]

Haven’t Made Restaurant Week Plans Yet? Y&H Has Last-Minute Suggestions.

Tonight officially kicks off winter D.C. Restaurant Week, which means that if you haven't already secured your reservations to the city's finest, priciest dining rooms, you're pretty much screwed.  Because, let's be honest, if you're not hitting the most expensive restaurants, you're not getting much bang for your buck during RW. Once you start figuring […]

Kids’ Restaurant Week: A 4-Year-Old’s Take

Kids' Restaurant Week starts Saturday in D.C. For some, this will be a cue to avoid restaurants altogether (relax; the prix fixe menus are available only between 5 and 7 p.m.). For those of us with children, it's an opportunity to see them not eat in new and varied settings. At least that's what I […]