Posts Tagged ‘Metrocurean’

Mixed Veggies: Georgetown and American Make Top Vegan Schools List

Quick hits on the meatless beat Vegan Business Secrets: Learn from vegan hero Sara Polon, owner of Soupergirl, about what it takes to run a business. WaPo's Bonnie Benwick hosts Polon and Yael Krigman, owner of Baked by Yael, on being a woman in the food industry. Hosted at Sixth & I, expect some ranting on Jewish mothers […]

Meatless Eats: Five Recipes to Try at Home

I think the saying is your eyes are bigger than your stomach. In my case, my hunger for reading is bigger than my appetite. While I rarely ever follow recipes, I love to read them. With no discrimination of sources, I find inspiration from cookbooks, both old (Theory and Practice of Good Cooking by James Beard) and modern […]

Should a Veggie Burger Imitate a Hamburger or Be Its Own Sandwich?

Even though we're reaching the end of outdoor grilling season, we are in no way done with burgers. (Well, they are, but that's a different story.) In fact, with the explosion of burger places on Connecticut Ave., NW  in Dupont, the cow invasion has even led to a bona fide nickname: Red Meat Row, coined […]

Enter Our Contest to Serve as Judge at Taste of Georgetown

Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of year again when Y&H gives you the opportunity to feed your inner ego. This year's Taste of Georgetown is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 in — you guessed it — Georgetown, and Y&H is hosting a contest in which you could be a judge at the event. How […]

Food News You Can Use: The Heavy Drinking Issue

So much for the summer doldrums. Let's get right into the news. Dino owner Dean Gold wants to open a second restaurant, this one with more beer. [TBD] The new Metrocurean is born! [Metrocurean, duh] This just in, bro: Heavy drinking will extend your life. [Time]

Food News You Can Use: Is D.C. a ‘Food City’? Are You Tired of People Asking?

There's lots of news to pass along, so let's not waste time with idle blog-chat. The Prez parties at graham elliot in Chicago for his 49th. [Obama Foodorama] Is D.C. a "food city" or just a second-rate Big Apple? [Grub Street] Metrocurean is getting a facelift, complete with video. [Metrocurean]

Food News You Can Use: Cheap Eats Edition

The half-smoke is coming to RFK Yes, it's that time again. Time for me to catch up on my favorite food sites and pass along the cream of the crop. Let's jump right in. Trader Joe's says it'll sell only sustainable seafood by the end of 2012. (WaPo's All We Can Eat) Zola's Wine & […]

Crepes: Are They the New Cupcakes?

With all due respect to my colleague, Metrocurean, I don't think the macaroon is the next cupcake, not unless you've got the bank to hang out at Adour or Restaurant Eve. I think another French treat is more likely to supplant the little frosted cakes in the hearts of Washingtonians: crepes. Why? First off, because the […]

Food News You Can Use: Top Chef in D.C. Edition

Everyone has their whisks in a stir about Top Chef apparently filming its next season in D.C. You can barely visit a Web site... without... reading... some... random... gushing over the prospect of the city hosting the Bravo program. Yep, I think I get it. Reality TV has supplanted reality for our affections. Leave it […]

Food News You Can Use: Wine and Wagamama Edition

Dean Gold is giving it away...for Haitian relief It's time for some housekeeping here at Y&H Central. Lots of news has passed through our inbox and computer screen. Here are the highlights: Following a slammed Restaurant Week, Hook and chef Jonathan Seningen parted ways; yesterday the Georgetown seafood emporium announced a replacement, former Blue Duck […]

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