Posts Tagged ‘Mintwood Place’

First Look at Convivial, Chef Cedric Maupillier’s New French-American Restaurant

The sister restaurant to Mintwood Place is opening soon in Shaw.

The Right Way to Complain in a Restaurant

In most cases, restaurant staff will offer free food and drinks to keep a diner happy—but first they have to know about the problem.

Farms Race: Who Gets the Season’s First Ramps or Soft-Shell Crabs?

With spring comes an arms race among chefs all vying to be the first to have the latest local, seasonal ingredients on their menus.

Tableside Preparations Are Making a Comeback at D.C. Restaurants

Restaurants are carving Spanish ham, grinding and brewing coffee, and mixing cocktails at the diner’s side.

How Restaurant Week Really Works

All this week, Mintwood Place chef Cedric Maupillier will show up an hour earlier to work and leave an hour later. He’s also reinforced the troops: an additional cook, server, food runner, and busser. This is not a week for kitchen rookies. This is the week to bring in the people who’ve already proven themselves. […]

The Only Guide You’ll Need to Snow Food and Drink Specials (Updated)

The snow may keep you from work or school, but from the bar? Never. Behold, your snow day food and drink specials below. Know of other deals? Email us at Alba Osteria If at least 4 inches of snow accumulate in D.C. by 5 p.m., the restaurant will offer a bottomless dinner for $35 per person. […]

What Other Restaurants Are Coming to CityMarket at O?

PoPville's got some more "really sweet scuttlebutt from a pretty reliable source" saying that the team behind Mintwood Place and/or Top Chef season 7 winner Kevin Sbraga are opening restaurants at the CityMarket at O development in Shaw. But that source may not be so reliable: "He's getting bad info," says Roadside Development's Jeff Edelstein, […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Scottish Wood Pigeon (With Birdshot)

The Dish: Scottish Wood Pigeon Where to Get It: Mintwood Place, 1813 Columbia Road NW; (202) 234-6732; Price: $19 appetizer, $38 entree What It Is: This isn’t your crumb-pecking L’Enfant Plaza pigeon. Mintwood Place procures the Scottish Wood Pigeon, which is smaller and stronger-flavored than most squab, from a purveyor in Scotland. The breast […]

Eat Your Heart Out

They say the stomach is the way to the heart. This Valentine’s Day, consider flipping the equation. Plenty of Peruvian restaurants serve the organ grilled and skewered, but it also shows up in everything from salads to pierogi at upscale establishments showing off their nose-to-tail cred. Here are five places where you can muster your […]

The President Ate Here: What Happens When Barack Obama Dines Out?

It was just after 1 p.m. on a recent Friday when the rumors began to circulate that a VIP guest was coming. Before long, police had blocked off a section of H Street NE, and a big white tent appeared in front of Smith Commons. Crowds swarmed around the edge of the barrier taking photos. […]