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Mandu could have been mistaken for a hot nightclub with a line of people camped out down the block at 10 p.m. on a recent Friday night. But instead of a bouncer, a host ushered in the crowds. Within 10 minutes, every seat in the Korean restaurant was full, with people two or three deep […]
Chefs seem to be everywhere but their own kitchens these days, as guest-chef nights have proliferated at restaurants across the city. Restaurateur Mike Isabella notably hosts Industry Takeover Nights the first Monday of every month where local and visiting chefs and mixologists take over the kitchen of Graffiato’s first-floor pizza bar. And this summer, Mandu […]
Several weeks ago, Y&H's Remixology column challenged Mandu bartender Phil Anova to dream up a cocktail using the savory spice sumac, and the result was a mind-bogglingly good drink that earned him 5 out of 5 on our improv points scale. The folks at Mandu must've been into the drink too, because it made the cut for […]
Bartender: Phil Anova Where: Mandu, 453 K St. NW Mystery Ingredient: Ground sumac Bartender Response: “I thought it was kind of cool. I’ve never worked with it before; I’ve only had it on lamb,” he said. What We Got: Anova steeped the sumac as if it was a tea to create a “sumac water.” A […]
Midnight cheese ramen, anyone? Mandu chef and owner Danny Lee is launching Anju, a series of monthly late night pop-ups beginning June 6 at the Korean restaurant's 435 K Street NW location. Lee is teaming up with Baltimore chef Jonah Kim to create a menu of Korean-inspired bar snacks that will be available from 10 p.m. to 1 […]
If you’re lucky enough to get something to munch on while you wait for your meal, chances are it’s bread with olive oil or butter. But not every restaurant offers boring,empty carbs. Here are six spots whose appetite-whetters go beyond the bread basket. Popovers, Pâté, and Petit Fours at BLT Steak Before descending on BLT’s […]
Erik Bruner-Yang has earned plenty of praise for his Taiwanese-style ramen since opening Toki Underground in 2011, but if you linger long enough at the bar of his hip noodle shop on H Street NE, you begin to notice how the chef relies on much more than broth to blur the senses. Foreign songs in […]
With Meat Week and Meat-Free Week back-to-back, there's a little bit of a rivalry going on between those who love burgers and bacon and those who don't. But can meat lovers and vegans/vegetarians sit down to a meal enjoyed by both parties? At some restaurants, yes. We pulled together the best vegetarian fare from meat-centric […]