Posts Tagged ‘Mother’s Day’

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

The news that New Belgium bottles were re-appearing in D.C. was enough to cause a work stoppage among hop heads, who immediately checked out the Lagerheads' report about Black Squirrel making a beer run to North Carolina. Their report was our No. 1 item last week. Take a look at how the rest of the […]

Baker and Chef Mark Furstenberg on His Mother’s Influence

OK,I know I said on Friday that Y&H was finished with our short hymn to a mother's influence on chefs, but late yesterday, Mark Furstenberg, a man of some renown, wrote a moving tribute to his mum and her kitchen skills. You need to read it, and not just because it's a 71-year-old chef praising […]

Chef Cathal Armstrong on His Mother’s Influence

As a coda to our short hymn to a mother's influence on chefs and restaurateurs, I turn to Cathal Armstrong, chef and owner of this year's Best Restaurant. Here's what Armstrong had to say about his "mam":

More Food Professionals and the Mothers Who Influenced Them

In Round One of this Mother's Day exercise, Y&H focused mostly on chefs. This time around, two restaurateurs and a food writer discuss the influence their mums had on their career choice. Or didn't. Former WaPo food writer Kim O'Donnel: I didn't learn to cook from my mom who had 3 kids at 28 in […]

José Andrés Serves His Mother’s Flan at Jaleo. Or Something Like It.

Hate to remind you but Sunday is Mother's Day, which just happens to be the No. 1 day to dine out during the entire fricking calendar year. Which means that if you haven't booked a brunch reservation yet, you better start planning that home-cooked meal now. Perhaps José Andrés can help. The ever-expanding celebrity chef […]

Bakery Suggests You ‘CakeLove Your Mom’ This Mother’s Day

Calling Dr. Freud. Calling Dr. Freud. We may have an Oedipal patient for you. For other Mother's Day suggestions, Y&H turns you to the Washingtonian's brunch guide and Open Table's listings.