Posts Tagged ‘French Laundry’

Chefs Veg Out: Danny Bortnick of Firefly

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 our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Danny Bortnick Title: Executive Chef and General Manager Restaurant: Firefly Cooking Since: "Professionally […]

CityZen’s Rachael Harriman on Her First Days at the French Laundry

Rachael Harriman, the sous chef at CityZen in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, has been fielding questions of various weight and sophistication over at for the past couple of weeks. I was particularly interested in Harriman's response to this inquiry: With all of the time you spent in Thomas Keller's kitchens, it's obvious that he […]