Posts Tagged ‘louisiana’

To Louisiana’s ‘Fat Cow,’ D.C. Is One Big Burger Laboratory

Prior to opening his new gourmet burger joint, the Fat Cow, Doug Hosford of Baton Rouge, La., did what any respectable restaurateur would do. He took his team on a research trip to the biggest mecca of the genre. In Hosford's case, that meant East Coast beef patty haven Washington, D.C. Louisiana State University student […]

Oh, Truck It: Cajunators Is D.C.’s Newest Meal on Wheels (For Now)

Washingtonian reports that Cajunators—"a truck hawking all kinds of N'awlins eats"—will soon hit the streets of D.C., joining the city's ever burgeoning mobile food industry: "Think crawfish étouffée, jambalaya, shrimp with sauce piquant, and alligator cheesecake (Cajun speak for morsels of alligator sausage tucked inside a quiche-like pie)." Alligator cheesecake? Man, where were these guys […]

Who Dat?: D.C.’s New Louisiana and Cajun Restaurants

A tall Air Force officer walks into the new and low-ceilinged Cajun Experience restaurant in Dupont Circle, to pick up a carry-out order. He asks owner Bryan Crosswhite, who is situated on a bar stool, chatting and fiddling around with a broken door handle, if he knows of a dish called “gumbo-laya,” an admittedly fusion-y […]