Posts Tagged ‘Jose Andres’

The D.C. Dining Scene’s Most Prolific Tweeters

Which D.C. restaurant and bar folks have the biggest followings?

People of the Social Media! José Andrés Apparently Gives Up Twitter

"We have nothing else to share on that tweet…" says the chef's publicist

America Eats Tavern Revived in Tysons Corner

José Andrés has a new restaurant to go with his new U.S. citizenship. American Eats Tavern—formerly a year-long pop-up in Penn Quarter—has been reborn at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. The restaurant is Andrés’ ode to the history of American cuisine and initially grew out of a collaboration with the National Archives about the country’s […]

Pepe Food Truck Is Back

José Andrés' food truck Pepe hits the streets again today after its winter hiatus. Its first stop? Chinatown, in front of the Portrait Gallery. The truck has some new menu items, including a sandwich with blood sausage, pickled onions, spinach, fig, and herbed cream cheese. You’ll also find some new seasonal soups and salads like […]

Local Couple Aims to Make Fruit Ketchups a Thing

For decades, Heinz Ketchup has proven to be a condiment that knows no rival. But damned if others aren’t going to try to compete—including locals Kori Hill Wallace and Matt Wallace. The married couple—he’s an analyst in the energy industry, she works in tech and studies graphic design—has spent the past year developing a line […]

José Andrés Collaborates on Ibérico Ham-Infused Mezcal

Meat-infused alcohol, believe it or not, is nothing new. Local mixologists have previously come up with a number of carnivorous cocktails, including a venison fat-washed whiskey at Fiola and a foie gras-infused armagnac at Bourbon Steak. But now José Andrés is taking it to a new level. His Think Food Group team has partnered with mezcal producer Del Maguey to […]

Minibar Prices Year By Year

The most expensive restaurant in Washington has raised its price again. A 25-plus course meal at José Andrés’ Minibar now costs $250 excluding tax, tip, and drink pairings, which can soar to an additional $200. That’s nearly four times the price in 2003, when Minibar opened with six counter seats on the third floor of […]

Ten Places You’ll Wish Were Already Open

Will 2014 be the year the New York Times and other national rags stop mentioning politics and expense accounts when writing about D.C.’s food scene? Wishful thinking, perhaps. But the city’s culinary cred will only demand more respect this year. Sure, plenty of big name celebrity chefs—Philadelphia’s Jose Garces, New York’s Daniel Boulud, Boston’s Michael […]

José Andrés Bringing Chinese-Peruvian Restaurant to Penn Quarter

Now that Wagamama is not coming to Penn Quarter, what will happen to the long vacant space at 418 7th St. NW? Restaurateur José Andrés announced today that he's taking it over for a Chinese-Peruvian restaurant tentatively called China Chilcano. The restaurant, set to open in the spring, will feature Chifa cuisine, which is the term used in […]

Pepe Food Trucks Takes a Break For the Winter

Looks like you'll have to wait several months for your next jamon and queso flauta fix. José Andrés' food truck Pepe is going into hibernation for the winter, beginning today. After some maintenance and research and development, it will be back next spring. According to its Facebook page, Pepe will still be available for private […]