Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Monis’

WaPo’s Klein Calls Johnny Monis “America’s Greatest Genius.” Can a Vegetarian Make Such a Claim?

Watch CBS Videos Online As part of CBS' Washington Unplugged, Under 40, segment, Kaylee Hartung asked WaPo's Ezra Klein, the paper's blogger on economic and domestic policy and part-time food writer, five rapid-fire questions. Among them: What's his favorite restaurant? His favorite place for happy hour? And his "favorite person to watch under 40 in […]

D.C. Rakes in the Noms for 2009 James Beard Awards

The nominees for the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards were announced this morning, and the big local winners were the Washington Post and José Andrés with three noms each. Technically, I guess you could say that Andrés, aside from nods for best new restaurant, outstanding chef, and web/radio, shared a fourth nomination, too. His boffo […]

Beard Semi-Finalists Just Announced: D.C. Is Well Represented

The James Beard Foundation has released its massive list of semi-finalists [PDF] in the restaurant and chef categories, and the D.C. area has plenty of contenders. So far, at least. It's a bit early to get too pump over this list, which was whittled down from more than 15,000 entries. At present, many of the […]

Komi: Best Restaurant in D.C. or ‘Overrated’?

For those of you who are waiting breathlessly for the Washingtonian to reveal its top restaurant of the year, please allow me to spoil it for you: It's Komi. (Okay, it's not really a spoiler; most of you knew this already.) Frankly, I think it's a smart choice—at least from the standpoint of food. Johnny […]