Posts Tagged ‘Glover Park’

Italian Restaurant Arcuri Opens in Glover Park Tomorrow

More than a dozen Italian restaurants and pizzerias are opening in D.C. this spring. Here’s one more to add to the list: Arcuri, which opens tomorrow in Glover Park. The Italian-American eatery is co-owned by four friends who have worked their way through the D.C. restaurant scene: Bryce Gerlach, Joe Chapman, Adam Hiltebeitel, and chef Richard Jones. One of the […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

BLT Steak gets the Obama bump [ABC News] Our favorite sandwich maker, Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, is being released from the hospital today. Speedy healing, chef! [WaPo] Here's a blast from the past: Bennigan's is staging a comeback in D.C. and elsewhere [Market Watch] The Source's Scott Drewno is cooking at Toki Underground for […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Cuban Missile Crisis-Style Dining Edition

Restaurant Week isn't over. It just moved to Alexandria. [NBC Washington] D.C.'s new Fuel Pizza on K Street NW soft-opens on Monday with a 15-percent discount on the entire menu. [DCist] Glover Park's Town Hall has reopened just up the block in the former Blue Ridge space. [Prince of Petworth] Countdown to Valentine's Day: Nothing […]

Sonoma Guys Fork Over Blue Ridge Space To Glover Park Neighbor Town Hall

Eli Hengst, co-owner of Capitol Hill's pioneering wine bar Sonoma, informs Young & Hungry that he and partner Jared Rager have reached an agreement with Five Glovers Group, owners of Town Hall, to take over their lease and liquor license at the former Blue Ridge restaurant in Glover Park. "Jared and I believe Five Glovers—given […]

More Muskrat News: They’re Coming in Popper Form!

A couple weeks ago, Young & Hungry detailed an unexpected food item that was served at a house party in Mount Pleasant: Locally sourced muskrat from Maryland's Eastern Shore, pictured here in all its gory glory, complete with a cute cranberry positioned between the rodent's teeth. We put in a couple inquiries to local restaurant […]

Sometimes a Banana Is Just a Banana

Every restaurant wants to capitalize on Valentine's Day. But few of them are as well positioned to do so as the Glover Park pizza-calzone-and-sandwich joint Café Romeo's. Which is why it felt a bit curious to come home this week to find this particular promotional come-on in a stack of Café Romeo's menus that came […]

Pizza Etiquette: Delivery Via Public Transportation?

Topher Mathews of Georgetown blog Georgetown Metropolitan today asks a very good question: "Is it totally rude to carry a pizza on the bus?" Mathews and I ride the same bus, the D2, but I have never encountered him on his "Thursday night ritual," where he picks up a fresh pizza from Pizzeria Paradiso's Dupont […]

Endangered Sighting: A Crushed Can of Blue Raspberry Four Loko

While Glover Park’s preppy twentysomethings have been tossing their alcoholic beer cans to the ground for years, count what's pictured above as an endangered sighting: a crushed, presumably consumed can of Four Loko, the caffeinated-alcohol packed beverage that’s been discontinued after a number of state and local jurisdictions banned the product and the U.S. Food […]

Still Pondering Its Future, Blue Ridge Launches Its Own Oktoberfest

As you might remember, the guys over at Blue Ridge pulled the plug on their previous chef-driven concept and quietly launched a craft beer program at their Glover Park operation. As part of the new-look Blue Ridge, owners Eli Hengst and Jared Rager are now debuting their own Oktoberfest. You can think of it as […]

Eli Hengst Responds to the Haters about Blue Ridge’s Evolution

A few weeks back, I wrote about Blue Ridge's switch from a wine-oriented, celebrity chef-driven restaurant to a casual, beer-focused concept with no named toque in the kitchen. The owners carefully explained that they had misread Glover Park and its needs, that they tried to give the 'hood something it didn't want. Some readers bristled […]