Posts Tagged ‘Maine Avenue Fish Market’

Take a Look Inside NYC’s The Lobster Place

Ignore the promotional nature of this video and just weep over the fact that D.C. has nothing like The Lobster Place. I mean, the Maine Avenue Fish Market is good, but it's nothing like this place. It's just one reason why the District is still a level or two below the Big Apple as a […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Y&H got a little crabby last week. Last week was one for the books: The Lagerheads found a cache of cool beers, two different sources reported that Top Chef would fire up stoves here in the District, and one of the city's own top chefs was suddenly without a job.  And what was one of the […]

More on the State of Louisiana Crawfish

Not long after I posted my mini-rant on the difficulty of securing genuine Louisiana crawfish in the District, I received an e-mail from Rene LeBreton under the subject line: Loved your crawfish article "The Sourcing Game." With a name like LeBreton, I knew Rene had to be from Louisiana. LeBreton, in fact, is the assistant executive […]

The Sourcing Game: Are Those Crawfish from Louisiana or China?

Customers were shelling out for those "Louisiana" crawfish You can lay your hands on just about anything in D.C. Endangered bluefin tuna? Go to Sushi Taro (where the guilt is almost as rich as the fish). Genuine Japanese kobe? Head to BLT Steak (where you'll shell out $26 per ounce for the buttery beef). Wild […]

A Day in the Life of the Maine Avenue Fish Market

The weather was perfect yesterday afternoon for a walk through the Maine Avenue Fish Market, that confluence of glistening seafood, freshly washed pimp wagons, and questionable marketing practices. I obviously wasn't the only one who had this idea. The market was packed. It was for a good day to snap pictures at the country's oldest continously operating […]