Posts Tagged ‘Medium Rare’

Six Bottomless Brunch Bargains

Bottomless brunches may be a time-tested method for forestalling a weekend’s inevitable hangover via the ingestion of rubbery eggs Benedict and watery mimosas. Luckily, a handful of local brunch haunts offer all-you-can-eat or -drink menus that are both palatable and reasonably priced. This weekend, skip the $40-plus food-as-an-afterthought spots, and get a decent midday buzz […]

Medium Rare Begins Serving Steak Frites on Barracks Row Today

Restaurateur Mark Bucher opens the second D.C. location of his Cleveland Park steak frites restaurant Medium Rare today at 5 p.m. on Barracks Row. The new spot has the same menu as the original spot, which means for $19.50 you get bread, a mixed green salad, and steak with "secret sauce" and fries. That's pretty […]

Steak Frites Restaurant Medium Rare Coming to Barracks Row

Fans of Cleveland Park's Medium Rare will soon be able to get their steak frites fix at a second D.C. location on Barracks Row. The restaurant is taking over the Fusion Grill space at 515 8th St. NW and hopes to be open by the holidays. Stay tuned for more details. Photo by Jessica Sidman

Against Rum Day. And National Watermelon Day. And National Crème Brûlée Day. And National Filet Mignon Day.

Last Friday, as you surely knew, was a pretty big holiday: National Rum Day. Bars and restaurants celebrated with the same fervor they display for Independence Day or Valentine’s Day: Smith Commons, Hogo, Teddy & The Bully Bar, and Farmers Fishers Bakers participated in a rum bar crawl. Fried chicken and doughnut shop GBD offered […]

Meatballs Sticks To Its Story: ‘It’s All Michel Richard’

A few weeks back, Y&H questioned Mark Bucher, founder of BGR: The Burger Joint and Medium Rare, about his involvement in the new Meatballs restaurant in Penn Quarter. Bucher denied any official involvement—despite records filed with the District's Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration identifying him as the 100-percent owner of the business. Bucher claimed he was […]

Ballsy Move: Who’s Really Behind Michel Richard’s Meatball Shop?

For a concept as prosaic as ground meat shaped into savory spheres, the new Penn Quarter eatery simply called Meatballs sure has generated a lot of buzz. Part of the hype is probably due to the restaurant’s brash marketing strategy. Consider the eye-catching signage out front, which heavily emphasizes the word “balls” in large capital […]

Quick Feeding: How ‘Bout Some Steak With Your Sauce?

Glove Shack, Baby! D.C.'s second Shake Shack location opens next week at Nationals Park. [Eater DC] You Gotta Try the Blasé Burger: Critic Tom Sietsema is nonplussed by all the fuss over Danny Meyer's double Shack power play. "At this point, the opening of another burger spot is about as exciting for some of us […]

2011 Midterm Review: Did Y&H Correctly Predict the Year’s Trends?

We're halfway through the calendar, so it's time to check in to see how accurately Young & Hungry has predicted the 2011 food scene so far. OUT   →   IN Burgers   → Hot Dogs Verdict: No. No new specialty dog shops have opened yet–just a cart called Frank–but Shake Shack is now in Dupont. It […]

Quick Feeding: R.J. Cooper Does His Best Sting Impersonation

Tantric Tasting: Reporting from New York, Young & Hungry alum Todd Kliman takes the first bite into chef R.J. Cooper's pop-up preview of what's in store at Rogue 24, his forthcoming 24-course tasting-menu restaurant in D.C.'s Blagden Alley. Cooper had previously compared the planned culinary circus to a  Widespread Panic concert. Kliman, meanwhile, finds it […]

What’s So Special About VegWeek?

Mayor Vincent C. Gray may have proclaimed it and Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards may have pledged it. But our vegetarian critic is nonplussed about VegWeek 2011. Compassion Over Killing, a DC-based nonprofit, works on numerous campaigns, from shaming Dunkin Donuts' egg supplier to encouraging Subway to offer fake meats. This week, though, the lobbying group […]

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