Posts Tagged ‘Fruit Bat’

Lots of Restaurant Closures This Week

Last week, Casa Nonna ended its two-year run. Then yesterday, 37-year-old Armand's Pizza announced plans to close on June 30. The restaurant gods must be angry, because today brought even more bad news: ARLnow.com reports that bacon-centric American eatery Restaurant 3 (rebranded as 3 Bar & Grill) in Clarendon will shut down after tonight. Just down […]

Boozy BORF Beverage Wins Y&H’s You Call That an Artini? Contest

Last night was judgment night at Fruit Bat: We, the writers of the bi-weekly "Cocktail Guess" column, along with host Erik Holzherr, owner of the cocktail-centric boite on H Street NE, picked a winner in the You Call That an Artini? contest. An average of the judges' scores suggested victory for  Scott Stead's "Bitch Set […]

You Call That An Artini? Less Fancy Cocktail Contestants Mix It Up At Fruit Bat Tonight

Join the "Cocktail Guess" crew tonight at Fruit Bat, where the authors of City Paper's specifically vague liquor request column, alongside noted mixologist Erik Holzherr and you, the imbibing public, vote on the best recipes in Y&H's artfully inspired cocktail contest. Finalists were inspired by everything from everyday graffiti to glossy male enhancement-pill magazine advertisements […]

You Call That An Artini? Taste The Finalists In Y&H’s Less Fancy Cocktail Contest

Inspired by the fine-art-themed libations on display at the annual "Artini" fundraiser at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Y&H earlier this month asked you, the imbibing public, to submit your own recipes for artsy cocktails of less fancy origin. We received a bunch of entries. On Thursday, April 26, you can try these liquidy masterpieces […]

Hot People Food Arrives In D.C., Finally

Leopold Liao, operator of Virginia's Hot People Food truck, is stoked to be serving his fare in D.C. for the first time. Liao's truck is too big to comply with D.C. vending regulations, so he's been relegated to trolling around the Virginia suburbs.  Until now. "I've got a lot of customers who've asked me, 'When […]

What To Eat Tonight: ‘Peace In The Middle East,’ A Brisket-Falafel Sandwich, at Fruit Bat

Achieving true peace in the Middle East may seem hard to imagine. For now, we can at least enjoy its culinary equivalent. I'm referring, of course, to the "Peace In The Middle East" sandwiches that Pound The Hill's Kahlil Ghannam will be in the kitchen making tonight on special at Fruit Bat.  Blending brisket and […]

You Call That An Artini? Enter Y&H’s Less Fancy Cocktail Contest

For the past month, many of the city's best bartenders have been whipping up all sorts of fancy cocktails inspired by various sculptures, paintings and other fine works at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. This past Saturday, the fruits of their libationary labor were put to the test at the Corcoran's annual Artini fund-raiser. Judges […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Cheese Pizza Waffles at Fruit Bat

Fans of hand-held waffles, wrapped up like gyros for eating on the go, have been largely out of luck in recent weeks. That's because the Grids Waffles truck is in the shop. That won't matter so much this weekend, though, because the waffles are coming indoors. Tonight kicks-off a new weekly pop-up event at Fruit […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Reverse Twinkie Edition

Good news! Molecular sandwich-making Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper is resting after making it through open-heart surgery. [WaPo] Bummed about the Twinkies bankruptcy? Head to Ted's Bulletin for the "reverse" version—the filling’s on the outside, not within the cake. [WaPo] Take a peek inside Mintwood Place [Eater DC] Fruit Bat has a new cocktails menu. […]

Food News You Can Use: The Heavy Drinking Issue

So much for the summer doldrums. Let's get right into the news. Dino owner Dean Gold wants to open a second restaurant, this one with more beer. [TBD] The new Metrocurean is born! [Metrocurean, duh] This just in, bro: Heavy drinking will extend your life. [Time]

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