Posts Tagged ‘H Street corridor’

You Call That An Artini? Less Fancy Cocktail Contestants Mix It Up At Fruit Bat Tonight

Join the "Cocktail Guess" crew tonight at Fruit Bat, where the authors of City Paper's specifically vague liquor request column, alongside noted mixologist Erik Holzherr and you, the imbibing public, vote on the best recipes in Y&H's artfully inspired cocktail contest. Finalists were inspired by everything from everyday graffiti to glossy male enhancement-pill magazine advertisements […]

A Pizzeria On H Street, H & Pizza, To Open In June

Yes, the District is gaining yet another pizzeria. According to a press release, H & Pizza (the project formerly known as Kith & Kin) is aiming to open June 1 in the former Birdland space at 1118 H St. NE, right next to Taylor Gourmet. Co-owner Michael Lastoria tells Y&H via email that the place […]

CityEats Snags Another Exclusive: Book Now at H Street’s Atlas Room

Upstart online reservations site CityEats has inked another exclusive deal with a D.C. restaurant. It's now the only place in cyberspace to book a table at H Street's Atlas Room. (The site currently handles online reservations at Graffiato and Toki Underground.) Previously, the only way to snag a resy at chef-owner Matt Cordes' cozy 28-seat […]

Skip the Line: Toki Underground Now Taking Online Reservations (Early Seatings Only)

Chalk up another coup for CityEats: the upstart Food Network-backed online reservation site has inked its second exclusive contract with an otherwise hard-to-get-a-seat D.C. eatery. First, it was Mike Isabella's uber-trendy Graffiato. Now, it's Toki Underground, the popular H Street NE ramen shop with the usual hour-long (or even longer) wait. This is the first […]

Gut Reaction: Red Palace’s ‘Burporken’ Is One Meat Over The Top

Forget the turducken, that notorious chicken stuffed inside duck stuffed inside turkey stuffed inside sportscaster John Madden, among other meat aficionados. The latest triple threat to hit the carnivore scene veers beyond mere nesting birds. I'm referring, of course, to the signature Burporken sandwich at the Red Palace. Just one of eight protein-packed options on […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Rick Perry’s Pork Chops Edition

The chivito at Fast Gourmet and 39 other things you must eat or else lose all your D.C. cred [WaPo] Drew Trautmann's District Kitchen opens next week. Here's a sneak peek inside. [Washingtonian] The latest H Street grub hubbub: The Big Board will soon start serving lunch; Red Palace will soon start serving burgers. [Eater […]

Progress at Taylor Gourmet on 14th Street, Delays at Steak & Ice on H

The hoagie honchos of Taylor Gourmet are inching closer to opening their fourth D.C.-area location in Logan Circle. Co-owner Casey Patten tells Y&H alum and WaPo food scribe Tim Carman that he isn't sure whether the newest sandwich spot at 1910 14th St. NW, near T Street, will open before or after the holidays. Either […]

Duck, Duck, Good: 10 Courses of Fowliciousness at Toki Underground

Last night, H Street ramen shop Toki Underground rang in the Thanksgiving holiday with a one-night-only Peking duck (and only duck) 10-course tasting menu. And, no big surprise, it was really tasty! As expected, there was plenty of fatty deliciousness in the form of the crispy duck skin, duck fat mayo and even a duck fat […]

When Secret Recipes Stay Secret

"[A]s Mark tells it, when he, Eric and Doyle decided to recreate their dad’s marinade for their new chef, 'Doyle says, ‘Well, it’s two tablespoons of this, a teaspoon of that,’ and Eric said, ‘No, no, it’s a tablespoon of this, and two tablespoons of that,’ and then I chimed in and said, ‘You guys […]

How About That Bao? See Toki Underground Overrun With Steamed Buns

In case you missed October's temporary takeover of Toki Underground by  Eddie Huang of New York's BaoHaus, here's a behind-the-scenes look at the pop-up concept that just posted on YouTube. "It's not a blind date," Toki chef Erik Bruner-Yang says of his collaboration with Huang on the two-night bao chow down. The arrival of the Taiwanese […]