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Finally, someone has outdone the U Street Taco, Washington City Paper’s creation of a half-smoke wrapped in a jumbo slice. Park View restaurant Mothership not only tops one of its pizzas with half-smokes, but also slathers it in mumbo sauce. Owner/chef Stephan Boillon explains he was already making his own mumbo sauce for wings, and […]
Tuesday marks the opening of celebrity chef Bobby Flay's beefy new eatery, Bobby's Burger Palace, on K Street NW. (Check out some tantalizing pics of the food here.) The menu includes all sorts of shout-outs to other U.S. cities with nods to each place's distinctive foodie culture. There's a "Philadelphia Burger," for instance, topped with […]
The exact origins of D.C.'s indigenous condiment—mumbo sauce (also called "mambo" and even "mumble")—are murky at best. The typical journalistic backgrounder goes something like this: some people maintain it is the District's own invention; others believe it is actually descended from a type of barbecue sauce in Chicago. Over at WaPo, Y&H alum Tim Carman […]
D.C. native Arsha Jones dishes to WaPo about her special brand of mumbo sauce. Jones, 34, has bottled up her own version of the District's indigenous condiment, a staple of Chinese carry-outs across the city, which is slowly gaining greater recognition beyond the local chicken-wing-lover demographic. Complex magazine, for instance, recently posted a guide to […]