Posts Tagged ‘Glover Park’

Blue Ridge Owners: Poor Economy Has Helped to Expand the Beer-Focused Restaurant Market

Over the course of my long interview with Eli Hengst and Jared Rager in Blue Ridge's beer garden, we covered a lot of topics related to the owners' new approach to their Glover Park restaurant. One of them was the reason why Washingtonians are ditching wine for beer. "Part of it is a function of […]

Do Blue Ridge’s Owners Feel Disappointed That Their Original Concept Didn’t Work?

This week's Young & Hungry column reports on the major changes already taking place at Blue Ridge in Glover Park — and those yet to come. When I sat down with owners Eli Hengst and Jared Rager, the guys behind the wine-centric Sonoma on Capitol Hill and Mendocino in Georgetown,  I asked them if they […]

Angelico la Pizzeria Coming to Glover Park

It's not clear from this signage (or from the company's Web site) whether this promised pizzeria in Glover Park is part of the budding Angelico empire or not. My good liege over at Prince of Petworth wondered the same thing on Wednesday (with a much nicer photo, I must say). I made a couple of […]

Barton Seaver to Be Named Esquire’s Chef of the Year, Controversy Ensues

Jane Black over at WaPo posted a dandy item today about Esquire critic John Mariani naming Barton Seaver "chef of the year" in the upcoming November issue. As Black chronicles, the New York magazine's decision flies in the face of local D.C. opinion on Seaver's latest venture, Blue Ridge, in Glover Park. Whether a good […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Heritage India

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. I have such […]

Can a Die-Hard Coffee Drinker Be Satisfied with Green Tea in the Morning?

There wasn't a drop of coffee to be found at the Shanghai House of Tea when I stopped at the Glover Park establishment at 11 a.m. today. I knew there wouldn't be, and even if there were, I didn't think I had the stones to ask for it. It'd be sort of like asking for […]