Posts Tagged ‘Giant’

What Food Options Are Coming to CityMarket at O?

Earlier today, Y&H broke the news that Dolci Gelati is slated to open a cafe at CityMarket at O in Shaw. Two full-service restaurants and the city's largest grocery store are also part of the million-square-foot retail and residential development, located between O and P streets and 7th and 9th streets NW. Roadside Development's Jeff […]

Quick Feeding: For Andy Shallal and Nick Cho, It’s Westward, Ho!

Looking West: As Andy Shallal, who describes himself as an "activist with food," works on a possible Busboys & Poets location in Harlem, he also has Busboys projects cooking out west, including a location that's in the works in Denver, and "expects to open a San Francisco Busboys within the next two years." [Publishers Weekly] […]

Enjoying Coffee the Ethiopian Way: Home Roasting With Incense

When I shook the hand of Eyod Tekalign Tolina, who heads up economy and business issues for the Ethiopian embassy, in the chancery's elevator on Tuesday morning, I had just hoofed it a half mile in the cold, frosty weather. He told me my hands were freezing. "Perfectly timed weather to try some Ethiopian coffee," […]

From Parmigiano Reggiano to Utz Cheese Balls, Wegmans Has It All

Once you step inside the Wegmans in Fairfax, you don't know what you might find. The megastore — part blue-collar Safeway, part fussy Whole Foods, part wish-fulfillment Disneyland — offers a bewildering amount of products, from fresh-baked breads and freshly prepared meals to yoga clothes and housewares. To food-obsessed adults, I suspect Wegmans generates a feeling they […]

Food Day Vignette: Woman Opts for Whipped Cream

This morning, during my rendezvous with baker Lindsey Kirtz: A woman is choosing a design for her daughter's cake. "Ooh, go with the blue frosting," she murmurs, glancing at the Giant bakery catalog. "And you want the yellow edges, right" Kirtz asks. The woman frowns and shakes her head. "No, no yellow. I don't want […]

One Baker’s Excess

Brian Lam at Sticky Fingers Bakery on Park Road in Columbia Heights says the store is very careful not to waste leftovers: "Basically we try and conserve so that we don't have too much leftover at the end of the day." Owner Doron Petersan adds that there are plenty of ways for the vegan bakery […]