Posts Tagged ‘Matchbox’

Last Night’s Leftovers: $20 Sandwich Edition

One sandwich at José Andrés' new Pepe food truck costs $20. [Twitter] The guy behind El Floridano food truck is opening a real restaurant called Mothership. [Post] Renovating once-stodgy breakfast spot Seasons cost $1 million. [Forbes] Whose wings reign supreme? Hooters or Oohhs and Aahhs? [Washingtonian] Matchbox unveils some new pizzas. [Facebook] Here's what guest […]

Logan Circle Still Waiting For Its ‘Walk of Shame’ Burrito: No Lease Yet for Ted’s Bulletin 2

While the ink is finally dry on a new Matchbox location along bustling 14th Street NW, the same cannot be said for a nearby spin-off of the Matchbox Food Group's homemade Pop Tart and Spam burger emporium Ted's Bulletin. Back in June, Y&H colleague Lydia DePillis reported that deals were in the works for both […]

Matchbox Officially Commits to 14th Street

Back in June, our colleague Lydia DePillis reported on an array of restaurant projects coming to 14th Street NW, including a new Matchbox location in the old Arena Stage warehouse at 14th and T. On Monday afternoon, Matchbox Food Group sent along the official announcement. The Logan Circle location will be Matchbox's third in the […]

Rockville vs. D.C.: More Desserts for Beyond-the-Beltway Matchbox Diners

Here's an interesting food-ordering dynamic The Feast's Rachel Tepper picked up on regarding Matchbox, the Chinatown restaurant that has expanded to include outposts on Capitol Hill and in Rockville: "Diners in Rockville tend to linger more during their meals, [co-owner Perry Smith] said, staying longer and ordering more desserts—twice as many as their downtown counterparts." […]

This Week: Hofstetten, Epic & Great Divide at ChurchKey, Virginia Showcase at Galaxy Hut, Pairings at Ella’s & Matchbox

Here's your beer fun fix for the week. Read on or click on an event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar for details. On Monday starting at 4PM, ChurchKey is featuring five draft beers from Brauerei Hofstetten, a small Austrian craft brewery that focuses on unique interpretations of classic German beer styles. I had my first […]

Quick Feeding: Food Cart Ousted From Corner

Food Cart Forced Off Corner: The Metro Halal food cart vendor outside 1100 Wilson Blvd. in Rosslyn has been evicted from his spot by Monday Properties, the owners of the building that's home to WJLA-TV, TBD, and Politico. [ARLNow] Indigestion: After increasing my burrito intake the past few weeks, this makes my stomach hurt. [Y&H, […]

Dog Days: Is the District Witnessing the Early Stages of a Hot Dog Boom?

The last time someone tried to make hot dogs a culinary star in the District, it didn’t take. Amsterdam Falafelshop owners Scott and Arianne Bennett thought they had another hit when they opened M’Dawg Haute Dogs in 2007 on 18th Street NW across from their popular chick pea–and–frites place. Foodies were talking about it, and […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

A Black Friday Shopping Guide for People Who’d Rather Eat

Allow me to offer a disclaimer before I start: You can trust my picks for the District's best shopping districts as much as you can trust Bernie Madoff's financial advice. Through years of selective focus, I can walk through any neighborhood and ignore all manner of shoe shops, clothing stores, and perfumeries, my mind singularly […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Even without its brewpub option, Fire Station 1 Restaurant and Brewing Co. continues to fascinate readers, if only to see how far the Silver Spring project has strayed from its original plan. Whatever the reason, you clicked on this item by the hundreds, making it the most popular post from last week. It just barely […]

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