Posts Tagged ‘Jaleo’

Play With Your Food

The nostalgia of playing games and eating pizza at Chuck E. Cheese's can be re-lived in grown-up form at several area restaurants and bars—only now you can drink while you go for the top score. Jaleo 480 7th St. NW Challenge your dining partner to a foosball match on a custom-made table with costumed players […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Dr. Scholl’s Edible Inserts Edition

José Andrés is now serving food in a shoe. [Post] Restaurateurs back the mayor's plan for later liquor hours. [Washington Times] Good Stuff Eatery is replacing Georgetown's outgoing Crepe Amour [Eater via Burger Days] The Chick-fil-A truck in D.C. is the idea of a lone franchisee. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution] Fuel Pizza opens in Penn Quarter [PQ […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Hipster Frat House Feeling Edition

Shophouse Southeast Asian Kitchen is expanding to Georgetown. [Dining Bisnow] Five new dishes complement familiar faves at Rasika West End. [Washingtonian] Jaleo 2.0 reopens this week [Eater] Lost Society is a Diners' Choice Award-winning hot spot. [OpenTable] Uncurbed DC's food truck pop-up has that "hipster frat house feeling." [Post] More on the Hilton brothers' plans […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fancy-Ass Burgers Edition

D.C. reps BGR: The Burger Joint and Good Stuff Eatery come up short at the South Beach Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Check out the “fancy-ass” burgers at Poste Moderne Brasserie. [BYT] Bryan Voltaggio's new Friendship Heights eatery will be called Range. [WBJ via NBC Washington] Caterer Frederik De Pue is opening a restaurant called Table […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Historical Hoecakes Edition

Restaurant Eve's Cathal Armstrong and Bayou Bakery's David Guas recreate George Washington's beloved hoecakes. [Eatocracy] BGR's Mark Bucher and Good Stuff Eatery's Spike Mendelsohn compete in Miami's 2012 SoBe Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Ris Lacoste searches for local scallops that don't suck. [Flavor] Here's what guest chef John Currence had cooking last week at Rogue […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Reverse Twinkie Edition

Good news! Molecular sandwich-making Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper is resting after making it through open-heart surgery. [WaPo] Bummed about the Twinkies bankruptcy? Head to Ted's Bulletin for the "reverse" version—the filling’s on the outside, not within the cake. [WaPo] Take a peek inside Mintwood Place [Eater DC] Fruit Bat has a new cocktails menu. […]

What Are D.C.’s Most Worker-Friendly Restaurants? (Hint: Not Clyde’s)

A national restaurant workers’ organization on Thursday unveiled a handy new dining guide. This one rates restaurants not on their food, service and decor but instead on working conditions: things like wages, paid sick leave, occupational segregation—appetizing topics like that. A number of D.C.-area eateries are featured in the guide, not always in a positive […]

Jaleo’s Proposed Redesign: What Would Salvador Dali Think?

Late yesterday, chef José Andrés' team sent out a link via Twitter to a computer animated YouTube video (embedded below) illustrating the proposed new redesign of his pioneering Penn Quarter tapas joint Jaleo. "We are moving away from the Flamenco dancer and more to a Dali-like, modern, provocative look," Andrés told WaPo critic Tom Sietsema. […]

José Andrés Is Going For a More Surrealist Vibe at Jaleo

"There may be some similar items but this will be a new unique look for Jaleo. We are moving away from the Flamenco dancer and more to a Dali-like, modern, provocative look.”—Chef José Andrés, speaking to WaPo critic Tom Sietsema about the forthcoming design makeover of his pioneering Penn Quarter tapas joint

Are Rich People Stifling D.C.’s Dining Scene?

When Travel + Leisure ranked America's best cities for foodies, the District didn't crack the Top 10—heck, it barely made the Top 20. One thing holding D.C. back in terms of culinary achievement, according to the Huffington Post: High incomes. So argues Eli Lehrer: Yes, this is a disadvantage. A lot of the best and […]