Posts Tagged ‘Kyle Bailey’

Food Porn of the Day: Slayer Dogs at ChurchKey

Kyle Bailey, the Rammy Award-winning chef at Birch & Barley/ChurchKey, is reputedly a bit of a heavy metal buff. That surely explains the logo of the thrash band Slayer so deftly carved into a hot dog in the above photo released via Twitter by the 14th Street eatery this afternoon. A rep for the restaurant […]

Poutine Tots! Artery-Clogging Collaboration Debuts Next Week

The good folks at Neighborhood Restaurant Group just sent over this tantalizing photo of the new "Wonky Tots," a collaborative dish combining Birch & Barley/ChurchKey chef Kyle Bailey's homemade tater tots with the Eat Wonky food truck's signature cheese and gravy. This tasty new riff on traditional poutine is available for a limited time from […]

Comments Come True: Yum’s II Vegetarian Delight

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. "It's the best cheesesteak outside of Philly," Kyle Bailey tells me over sandwiches from Yum's II on 14th Street NW. "Everything's better in Philly. Even the Wawa!" The executive chef at the heralded Birch and Barley, […]

Battle of the Bevvies: Firefly’s Wines Face ChurchKey’s Beers in Charity Food Pairing Smackdown

Firefly chef Danny Bortnick is teaming up with Birch & Barley toques Kyle Bailey and Tiffany MacIsaac on a five-course fundraising dinner, scheduled for July 25, to benefit breast cancer research. The dramatic element of this charity event: Firefly's ownership group, Kimpton Hotels, is flying in its master sommelier, Emily Wines (yes, that's her real […]

Fashion Puleeze: Decked Out Local Food Stars on the Red Carpet at the Rammys

The Rammys are known as the Oscars of the D.C. food scene for a reason. Chefs, restaurateurs, flacks and foodies alike all arrive to the awards ceremony dressed to the nines. Well, maybe more like a six in some cases. For a closer look at the glitz and glamor of the industry's annual gala, Young […]

And the Rammy Goes To: Todd Gray, Kyle Bailey, The Source, Estadio, All Big Winners on Awards Night

Todd Gray is out $100. The acclaimed chef at Equinox took top honors as D.C.'s "Chef of the Year" last night at the 2011 Rammy awards gala at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Northwest D.C., an honor which apparently comes at a price. During his acceptance speech, Gray confessed to betting against himself and […]

Lutheran Confessions: What’s the Real Origin of ChurchKey’s Chicken-Doughnut Sandwich?

Prolific chef Erik Bruner-Yang may have touched off a local comfort food controversy when discussing the origins of the unusual "jelly belly" pork-doughnut sandwich at U Street Music Hall. In a recent interview with Young & Hungry correspondent Marcus Dowling, Bruner-Yang credited collaborator and U Hall co-owner Jesse Tittsworth with creating the concept in response […]

Sustainable Seafood, Anyone?

Overfishing, oil spills, those dubious sea creature-strangling plastic six-pack rings—the ocean's bounty seems constantly in jeopardy these days. How can the average diner help conservation efforts? Mindful eating, of course. We're giving away two tickets to the Smithsonian's World Oceans Day festivities. Join activist-actor Ted Danson in hearing from experts about the long-term impact of […]

This Week: District Beer Hunt, Beer & Whiskey at ChurchKey, Coronado at Meridian Pint & Gnomegang at Pizzeria Paradiso

The week in beer is here, and it's not a bad one. Check out  my notes below or find more details on any event by clicking on it in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. PICK OF THE WEEK The very creative party planners at Flying Dog Brewing Company and local blogs J Street Beer Review […]

This Week: Dinner at Belga, Meet the Brewers at Mad Fox & New Year’s Eve Bashes for Beer Geeks

If the other bubbly beverage, beer, is what you prefer to toast this New Year's, you are in luck. Below is a run down of the week in beer with a list of places for beer geeks to ring in the new year with craft beer. For more details about any event, click on it […]

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