Posts Tagged ‘Georgetown’

Mr. Smith’s Auctions Off Most of Its Stuff

Grab an antique lamp and beer sign while you can.

Second El Centro D.F. Opens in Georgetown Today With More Than 225 Tequilas

 Bandolero gets a new hip-Mex competitor, just a block away, with today’s opening of restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s second El Centro D.F., in Georgetown. Although standby dishes remain, the second El Centro promises to be more than a carbon copy of the 14th Street NW location. Chef Juan Romero, who’s worked at El Centro since it […]

Free Ice Cream! Liquid Nitrogen-Made Treats at Pie Sisters Tonight

You might remember Faith Holmes, the D.C.-based ice cream maker, from her demonstrations at last summer's Fancy Food Show. As chronicled by Y&H alum and current Post food writer Tim Carman, Holmes uses liquid nitrogen to whip up batches of her homemade frosty treats in just 90 seconds. Tonight, she'll be dishing out free two-ounce […]

Mike Isabella Is Cooking Up Another Bandolero Pop-Up

In case you missed his earlier pop-up, Top Chef alum and recent Washington City Paper cover boy Mike Isabella is hosting another preview of his forthcoming Mexican concept Bandolero later this month. This time, the series of five-course, $65-per-person dinners, running April 19 through May 4, will take place at Tackle Box in Cleveland Park. […]

Gut Reaction: Super Sopes, Boring Ribs at Mike Isabella’s Bandolero Preview

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant It was one the hottest tickets in town: Graffiato owner and Top Chef alum Mike Isabella's pop-up preview of his forthcoming Mexican concept, Bandolero, at the new Living Social headquarters in Penn Quarter. The series of five-course […]

Indian-Style Lamb, Steak With Grits: Things to Expect at Unum, Opening Tonight

To say that the fate of new Georgetown eatery Unum hinged entirely on the outcome of U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's 2010 election campaign is probably overstating things. But, sort of, anyway. At the time, chef Phillip Blane and wife Laura Schiller were shopping for restaurant spaces. Blane, a former sous chef at Todd Gray's Equinox, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Occupy Pizza Edition

Bring your best lawn chair: the first 50 customers in line at K Street's new Fuel Pizza on Wednesday get free food for a year. Here's a peek inside. [WTOP, Dining Bisnow] More pizzeria news: a new Neapolitan eatery and craft beer spot called Menomale is opening in Brookland. [Prince of Petworth] We're No. 3! […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Really Funky Spot Edition

What does D.C.'s food truck saga say about the state of business in America? [Forbes] New food truck regulations will be published in the D.C. Register on Jan. 20. [HuffPo via WaPo] Chipotle boss Steve Ells has "a really funky spot" in mind for D.C.'s second ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen. [The Daily Meal] Georgetown Candy […]

Free Froyo! Giveaways Today at Georgetown’s New Pinkberry

The latest outpost of the rapidly expanding Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain opens Friday in Georgetown. On Thursday, the staff is handing out free samples of the stuff to all passersby from noon until 4 p.m. The first 500 in line are also expected to receive a complimentary cupcake from that neighboring tourist-magnet bakery you might […]

Tackle Box Reopens In Georgetown

Five months after a fire ravaged the joint, Tackle Box is back in business in Georgetown. The restaurant announced its somewhat delayed reopening on Tuesday via Twitter: "We are so glad to be back up and running in Georgetown!" The same blaze also took out adjacent sustainable seafood spot Hook, which proprietor Jonathan Umbel, who […]

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