Posts Tagged ‘GBD’

The Best Places to Drink During DC Beer Week

This week is all about beer, beer, and more beer.

Diners and Servers Mingle at Public Staff Meals and Industry Nights

The relationship between staff and patrons is becoming more casual and open.

Where to Find Industry Happy Hours

"Industry night" tends to be more of an informal, unadvertised thing. For chefs, bartenders, and servers that work their busiest shifts on Fridays and Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays are their versions of the weekend. But several places now officially promote industry happy hours and events. And you don't necessarily have to work in a bar […]

The 10 Wackiest Repurposed Items in Restaurant Decor

Reclaimed barnwood? Psh. Restaurants have been using that for years now. But designers of many new eating and drinking establishments are finding plenty of other repurposed items to integrate into the decor. Behold, some of the most ridiculous, and occasionally awesome, recycled light fixtures, stools, purse hooks, and more. Tractor seat stools at Southern Efficiency: Windows and […]

Where to Eat and Drink and NOT Spend $100 on New Years Eve

There are plenty of places to pop bubbly or splurge on 10-course meals to ring in the new year, and many of them will charge you at least $100. If unlimited tacos and really great cocktails are more your style, check out our top-five picks for bars and restaurants to count down the last seconds […]

Against Rum Day. And National Watermelon Day. And National Crème Brûlée Day. And National Filet Mignon Day.

Last Friday, as you surely knew, was a pretty big holiday: National Rum Day. Bars and restaurants celebrated with the same fervor they display for Independence Day or Valentine’s Day: Smith Commons, Hogo, Teddy & The Bully Bar, and Farmers Fishers Bakers participated in a rum bar crawl. Fried chicken and doughnut shop GBD offered […]

Try Secret Sauces at GBD

One of the best things about eating at Dupont Circle's new fried chicken and doughnut spot GBD is "saucetown." That's what they call it when you order all nine of chef Kyle Bailey's housemade dipping sauces. When the restaurant opened in April, Y&H featured a rundown of all the sauces. But it turns out there […]

The Big Dipper

Neighborhood Restaurant Group owner Michael Babin asked Birch & Barley chef Kyle Bailey to make one to three dipping sauces for their new fried chicken and doughnut spot GBD (Golden Brown Delicious). Instead, Bailey came back with 15. “I brought it out on a tray—boom—slammed it down, and I was like, ‘Welcome to saucetown,’” he […]

GBD Now Serving Fried Chicken and Doughnuts

At last. You can now fill your bellies with fried chicken and doughnuts at GBD (Golden Brown Delicious). The Neighborhood Restaurant Group spot is only open for breakfast and lunch for now (8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends), but will soon serve dinner and late-night. First off: […]

Eating Viral: How Doughnuts, Ramen, Tacos, and Other Food Trends Sweep D.C. Restaurants

Three years ago, two groups of people in the same place had the same idea at the same time: Hey, why don’t we open a gourmet doughnut shop? The owners of Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken and Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s GBD (Golden Brown Delicious) knew nothing of each other’s plans, or that people would be […]