Posts Tagged ‘Karen Barroso’

Are You Gonna Eat That? Cactus Fries at Casa Oaxaca

The Dish: Nopalitos fritos Where to Get It: Casa Oaxaca, 2106 18th St. NW; (202) 387-2272; Price: $9 What It Is: Cactus paddles seasoned with Mexican oregano, then battered and fried in crunchy blue cornmeal and served with a spicy avocado-tomatillo salsa. What It Tastes Like: Think cornmeal-crusted fried okra, and you get the […]

Artisphere’s Here Cafe Bar, R.I.P. (2011-2011)

Back in June, Y&H colleague Alex Baca wrote about the foot-traffic woes of Artisphere, Arlington County's would-be Kennedy Center for young people. Part of the problem: losing Busboys & Poets, the creative-class magnet that restaurateur Andy Shallal had originally intended to spin-off into yet another buzzy location inside the arts center. But the deal fell […]