Posts Tagged ‘Lydia DePillis’

Starrs Align? Placards Up For ‘Parc Deux’ at 14th & Q

Back in June, Y&H colleague Lydia DePillis reported that big-time Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr was close to signing a lease at the old Shirt Laundry space at 14th and Q Streets NW for his très français concept Parc Brasserie. Another food blog downplayed the report. But lookie here: placards are now up on that corner, […]

If You Ask, a Franchise May Come

Young & Hungry colleague Lydia DePillis, in this week's Housing Complex column, examines the world of franchise flirtations. As was noted earlier this week, there was a big franchising expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center last weekend, which if you were there, gave a taste of what's coming to D.C.—or, at least, what […]

What’s Next for Wheaton’s Food Identity?

My colleague, Lydia DePillis, in her Housing Complex column this week, examines the what-ifs related to downtown Wheaton, the unincorporated Montgomery County crossroads full of small businesses—including many ethnic restaurants. It's also slated for redevelopment. "The tricky thing is, in a few very important ways, [many] want Wheaton to change as little as possible," DePillis […]