Posts Tagged ‘Hollywood East Cafe’

What a Dumpling! Ping Pong Dim Sum Opens Tonight in Dupont

London-based chain Ping Pong Dim Sum officially opens its newest D.C. location in Dupont Circle on Wednesday. According to the eatery's Twitter feed, doors open at 5 p.m. For some perspective, read my Young & Hungry predecessor Tim Carman's take on how Ping Pong's fare stacks up against the hand-made dim sum at Wheaton's Hollywood […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Hollywood East Cafe

Janet Yu from Hollywood East Hollywood East’s forced relocation wasn’t easy on anybody, neither the owners nor the many diners who had come to rely on Janet Yu’s University Boulevard outpost for their daily dose of dim sum. When the Yu family finally reopened its place in April, it was in the Westfield Shopping Center, […]

Hollywood Vs. Chinatown: A Tale of Two Dim Sum Palaces

This week's Young & Hungry column takes a look at two very different dim sum parlors, Hollywood East Cafe in Wheaton and Ping Pong Dim Sum in Chinatown. One is a local, family-owned operation, the other an import from London. We're publishing the full version of the column in the blog, so that you can […]

Hollywood East Finally Opens Tomorrow But Without Dim Sum

Every time Hollywood East Cafe owner Janet Yu thought she was on the verge of reopening her esteemed dim sum parlor, there'd be yet another delay. Maybe it was because the cranes needed to install some rooftop units weren't allowed to clog up the Westfield Shopping Center parking lot during Christmas season. Or maybe it […]

Hollywood East Cafe’s Opening Has Been Pushed Back Again

Hollywood East Cafe's construction delays would be almost comical if they weren't costing owner Janet Yu money. She has already started paying rent on her space inside the Westfield Shopping Center in Wheaton, and she could really use some revenue to offset her overhead. "It better be [open] before the end of the month," Yu […]

Hollywood East Cafe Owner Hopes to Reopen in Two Weeks

While Y&H was on vacation last week — not that my wife or my editor could really tell — I got an e-mail from reader Lawrence, who was equally confused about my working status. He wrote to say: The latest information I can find about the anticipated opening of the new Hollywood East is your article of […]

All the Food News You Can Use

Or, more accurately, all the food news Y&H cares to report at 8 p.m. on a Monday. Regardless of my level of enthusiasm at this late hour, much has been going on in the local restaurant world, and here's a taste of it. Metrocurean has a deliciously biting item on yet another celebrity steakhouse coming […]