Posts Tagged ‘laura bonino’

Comet Ping Pong Gets Its Liquor License Back, Loses Chef

That was quick. James Alefantis e-mailed today to say that, after a long dry run at Comet Ping Pong, he finally got his liquor license back today. All it took was a small mountain of paperwork and about $2,700 in fees. Comet will be serving beer, wine, and liquor today at its hip Connecticut Avenue […]

Vickie Reh Is the New Chef at Buck’s Fishing and Camping

Buck's fresh apricot summer punch Buck's Fishing and Camping owner James Alefantis first met chef Vickie Reh not at Food Matters in Alexandria, where she was once sous chef, but through a wine importer. Alefantis, in fact, never ate Reh's food at her previous gig. So how exactly did Reh end up as head chef […]

Adios, Carole Greenwood

The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema reports that Carole Greenwood, co-owner/chef of Chevy Chase touchstones Buck's Fishing & Camping and Comet Ping Pong, is no longer involved with the establishments. According to Greenwood's former business partner James Alefantis, Griffin Market chef and co-owner Laura Bonino will replace Greenwood at Comet; Buck's will offer a dubious-sounding "summer […]

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