Posts Tagged ‘John Critchley’

Are You Gonna Eat That? Brine’s Plankton Bucatini

While it’s difficult to decipher the flavor of the plankton in the finished dish, chef John Critchley says on its own it tastes like an algae—“not like a pond, but more like an ocean bloom.”

Brine Opens Today With Rotisserie Fish Heads and Plankton Pasta

The restaurant comes from Rappahannock Oyster Co.

Urbana Chef John Critchley Heading to Bourbon Steak

Chef Adam Sobel is out at Michael Mina's Bourbon Steak. Urbana chef John Critchley is in. Eater reported news of Sobel's departure yesterday. Sobel, who's been at the Georgetown restaurant for the past two years, is heading out west to be executive chef and partner at Mina's San Francisco restaurant and wine bar RN74. Critchley […]

What To Eat Tonight: Pho Bo Tai Nam at Montserrat House

"Pho U," a planned Vietnamese pop-up restaurant at Montserrat House, was abruptly called off a few weeks back. For good reason, too—the chef, Toki Underground's Thang Le, had tragically died. Tonight, the pho goes on, with Marvin chefs James Claudio and Brendan L’Etoile at the helm. Menu highlights include crispy spring rolls ($7), garlic chicken […]

Pop, Pop, Fizz, Fizz, What a Dessert This Is: Pop Rocks Pound Cake at Urbana

After all the lamb sausages, duck prosciutto, stuffed dates, spaghetti, brown butter tortellini and spicy seafood stew our table of four consumed at Urbana in Dupont Circle one recent summer evening, none of us expected to have any room for dessert. Still, out of courtesy, we listened as the server rattled off the options: various […]