Posts Tagged ‘H Street corridor’

Name This Crunkcake, Win Box Of Four

The gals behind Crunkcakes, H Street's answer to the prissy dessert craze, have unveiled a new boozy flavor: a vegan pumpkin ginger variety, loaded with rum and topped with vanilla vodka frosting. But they have no idea what to call the thing. They're asking for suggestions. The winning proposal, selected on Nov. 20, nabs a […]

Eddie Huang Does Carryout, MTV Filming Ramen-Bao Event at Toki Underground Tonight

Don't have time to wait around for an hour (and a half or two or three) for a seat at Toki Underground this weekend? Special guest chef Eddie Huang from New York's Baohaus (pictured) will be cranking out orders of Taiwanese-style gua bao for carryout, too, the tiny ramen shop has announced on its Twitter […]

Pho Future Reference: H Street’s Pho Bar & Grill Opens Tuesday

Man, it seems like every week there's a new eatery opening along the trendy H Street corridor. This week, The Big Board debuted its gourmet burger selection to the neighborhood. Next week, it's Pho Bar and Grill.  Urban Daddy has the scoop on the "nearly all-hours haven for warm Vietnamese broth," opening Tuesday at 1360 […]

Buns of Spiel: Eddie Huang Bringing Taiwanese Gua Bao To D.C.

Sharp-tongued chef Eddie Huang of New York's Baohaus is coming to town for a brief stint, slinging gua bao—that is, pork belly on steamed buns, sometimes referred to as the "Taiwanese burger"—at H Street's popular ramen house Toki Underground. The temporary pop-up concept, featuring Huang's buns alongside Toki toque Erik Bruner-Yang's tantalizing noodle soups, takes […]

H Street’s Big Board Burger Joint Nabs Chef, Plans Oct. 8 Opening

Granville Moore's sous chef Mike Lunsford informs Y&H that he has left Teddy Folkman's moules frites mecca on H Street NE to become head chef at the neighborhood's forthcoming gourmet burger joint The Big Board. Urban Daddy has details on the opening menu, which includes one beef patty marinated in Guinness stout, topped with Irish […]

Should H Street Put A Cap On Its Booze Boom?

Has the District's densely liquor-licensed H Street corridor become too densely liquor-licensed? Local Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6A will debate the issue at a series of public meetings over the next couple of months, beginning next Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Sherwood Recreation Center. DCist has a rundown on all the various neighborhoods around town that […]

Rolling With The Punches: Taylor Gourmet Guys Learn From Bread Debacle

In the Post, Y&H alum Tim Carman travels with Taylor Gourmet's Casey Patten and David Mazza on a research trip to Philadelphia to taste-test rolls for the partners' forthcoming cheesesteak shop, Taylor Charles Steak & Ice, on H Street NE. You might remember the Taylor guys from last year's City Paper cover story on how […]

Another Gator Sighting: Reptile-Swine Sausage at Granville Moore’s

The recent dip in mercury doesn't mean this summer's au courant exotic protein has completely slithered away for the season. Earlier this week, Granville Moore's on bustling H Street NE ran a special on alligator and pork andouille. The Cajun-sounding dish came served strangely Italian-style over pappardelle pasta with onions, red peppers and parmesan. Y&H […]

Free At Last! Mayo and Mustard Ban Lifted at Taylor Gourmet

The sandwich sticklers at Taylor Gourmet have finally relented on their restrictive condiments policy. Beginning Thursday, mayonnaise and spicy brown mustard will be available upon request at the Philly-style hoagie haven. Previously, only oil and vinegar were provided. Whole-wheat bread is another new addition. The emancipation of mayo and company has been a long time […]

A Pop-Up Turns Permanent: Tacos Impala Gets Its Own Digs on H Street

The former pop-up taqueria Tacos Impala is moving into permanent digs on the burgeoning H Street corridor. The blog H Street Great Street has the scoop. Proprietor Troy Hickman (the designer behind neighborhood venues Toki Underground, Queen Vic, and Jimmy Valentine's) is moving the prior carryout-window concept into space previously slated to become prolific restaurateur […]