Posts Tagged ‘Katy Chang’

EatsPlace Plans September Launch With Biscuits and Soul Food

Park View food incubator and "pop-uppery" EatsPlace is finally preparing to launch at the beginning of September. First in its line-up of chefs-in-residence? Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. and DC Born and Raised chef Charles Lyons, who will be serving elevated soul food.  The biscuit business from  Ayesha Abuelhiga, Mo Cherry, and chef Jason Gehring will be open weekdays for breakfast and lunch, […]

Food Incubator Eatsplace Prepares for December Opening

Forthcoming food incubator and "pop-uppery" Eatsplace never reached its Kickstarter fundraising goal, but now it's getting an extra financial boost from the city. The Petworth business was awarded an $85,000 grant from the District's Great Streets Grant Initiative Program to help turn the vacant building into a commercial kitchen, marketplace, and restaurant. Owner Katy Chang says she plans […]

State of the Artisan: Will New “Food Incubators” Help Create a Culinary Business Boom?

Lobbyist and former congressional staffer Alexandrine De Bianchi first started making her salted caramel, pistachio, and passionfruit French macarons as a hobby two years ago. But when her employer told her it would be downsizing and laying her off within a year, De Bianchi began thinking seriously about transforming her extracurricular baking into a full-fledged […]

Carnival-Themed Pop-Up From Former Quench Chef Coming Soon

Former Quench chef Rich Gunter and mixologist Steve Oshana are reuniting for a multicourse pop-up dinner on Nov. 18— several months after both parted ways with the Rockville restaurant they helped open. For those who haven't been keeping tabs, Gunter is currently helping to run operation:eatery, a "culinary think tank" that works with businesses and […]

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