Posts Tagged ‘Kinkead’s’

You’ll Never Eat in This Place Again

At least nine D.C.-area restaurants that had been in business for more than a decade shut down this year. Many had at least a few things in common—whether it was location, cuisine, or decor. Here’s a look at what’s gone and what they shared: Graphic by Carey Jordan

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Kinkead’s Will Close Next Month

With a heavy heart we must announce that Kinkead's will be closing it's doors on 12/22/2012. Call 202.296.7700 to reserve your table now! — Kinkead's (@KinkeadsDC) November 20, 2012 Kinkead's, the Foggy Bottom seafood restaurant run by Bob Kinkead that was one of the hottest joints in town during the Clinton administration, will close next […]

Independents’ Day: Foodie Website Founder Don Rockwell Starts A New Restaurant Association

By his own estimate, Don Rockwell eats approximately 700 restaurant meals a year, spending nearly $30,000 of his modest computer consultant’s salary at high and low-end establishments alike. Rockwell reviews many of those meals in minute detail on his eponymous food board, which he founded in 2005 and which has become a prime local destination […]

The Latest Food Trucks in the Metro Area

Forget about D.C. Slices. This new truck, which can be found every Sunday at the Bethesda Central Farm Market on Elm Street, redefines the term "hot rod." Fired Up Pizzas is a mobile pie unit with a built-in wood-burning oven. Its creator, Dennis Friedman, has a seriously gourmet background, including stints at Citronelle, Daniel, and […]

Seeking Nominees for City Paper’s Inaugural D.C. Dish Hall of Fame

The Margherita at 2Amys: Does it make the cut? Earlier this week, I was noshing on the roast chicken at Palena Cafe, reveling once again in Frank Ruta's ability to add and coax flavors from this generous, succulent portion of breast, wing, and leg meat. That's when the thought struck me: This is, hands-down, one […]

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 […]

NPR’s Morning Edition Surprise: Ray’s Hell Burgers Will Survive the Economy!

If I may, allow me to boil down Yuki Noguchi's Morning Edition report today on how local restaurants are surviving this vicious economy: creating affordable prix-fixe menus, doing more with lesser ingredients, and, well, being Micheal Landrum. For the life of me, I can't understand why NPR would choose to focus on only two restaurants, […]

Bob Kinkead to Open a New Restaurant in Annapolis?

Baltimore Business Journal reported today that Bob Kinkead, the Beard award-winning chef behind Kinkead's, has his eyes on Phillips Seafood's restaurant in downtown Annapolis, which he hopes to purchase and rename Hell Point Seafood. Reports the Journal:

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