The space belonging to restaurateur Eric Hilton at 2005 14th St. NW has gone through many identities in its two-and-a-half year life span—Blackbyrd Warehouse, Hanoi House, a test kitchen for Maketto, and as of tomorrow, Den of Thieves. Like its predecessor, Den of Thieves will focus on street-style Asian food plus cocktails—all under $10. The revamped 50-seat venue […]
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Will 2014 be the year the New York Times and other national rags stop mentioning politics and expense accounts when writing about D.C.’s food scene? Wishful thinking, perhaps. But the city’s culinary cred will only demand more respect this year. Sure, plenty of big name celebrity chefs—Philadelphia’s Jose Garces, New York’s Daniel Boulud, Boston’s Michael […]
The problem with so many pop-ups? They’re gone before most people get the chance to try them. Fortunately, this fall’s crop of temporary eateries is sticking around at least through October. Chef Erik Bruner-Yang has extended the “residency” and test kitchen for his forthcoming food-meets-fashion market Maketto. Meanwhile, a temporary beer garden from ChurchKey and a […]
Toki Underground and Maketto chef/owner Erik Bruner-Yang has pleaded guilty to simple assault, following an attack on his ex-girlfriend's fiancé in June. Bruner-Yang signed a deferred-sentencing agreement on Aug. 8, in which he agreed to enroll in alcohol/drug treatment and anger management as well as perform 20 hours of community service. He is also required to […]
Legal troubles aside, Toki Underground chef Erik Bruner-Yang is proceeding with his latest project: a three-month "residency and test kitchen" at U Street NW Vietnamese restaurant Hanoi House. Bruner-Yang will play with dishes for Maketto, the food and fashion market he's opening on H Street NE with DURKL's Will Sharp later this year.
Last week brought news that Toki Underground's Erik Bruner-Yang and D.C.-based men's sportswear/streetwear brand DURKL plan to collaborate a food and fashion market called Maketto at 1351 H St. NE. DURKL founder Will Sharp tells Y&H the market will include a coffee and donut bar, an Asian street food-inspired cafe, clothing retail, outdoor patio, and more—all […]