Posts Tagged ‘mussels’

D.C. Restaurants Face Mussels Shortage Due to Frozen Waters

Oysters and lobsters have also been in short supply.

What the Heck Are “Seal Safe” Mussels?

Menu items are full of feel-good modifiers these days: sustainably raised, locally foraged, line-caught. But at Frederik de Pue's new Penn Quarter restaurant Menu MBK, I encountered a descriptor I've never seen at a restaurant before: "seal safe." The term is used to describe the $18 mussels, served with saffron rice and piquillo peppers in […]

Mussel Bar & Grille Opens in Arlington Tonight

Chef Robert Wiedmaier opens the third location of Mussel Bar & Grille in Ballston today with beer chandeliers, more than 100 Belgian beers, and of course, lots and lots of mussels. Located in a former Chevrolet dealership, the gastropub has a "dive-bar-meets-raw-American industrial look," according to a press release. Cargo containers have been retrofitted as […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? B Too’s Mussel-Stuffed Waffles

The Dish: De B Too Mosselwafel (mussel waffles) Where to Get It: B Too, 1324 14th St. NW; (202) 627-2800; Price: $14.50 What It Is: A puff pastry filled with Prince Edward Island mussels and pressed in a waffle iron. It’s served with pesto, marinated celery, frisée, and dill sour cream.

Belgian Restaurant Week Is Here

D.C.’s fourth annual Belgian Restaurant Week is upon us. Through Sunday, eight participating restaurants—B Too, Belga Cafe, Brasserie Beck, Et Voila!, Granville Moore’s, Locolat Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille, and Le Pain Quotidien—will offer $20 prix fixe lunches and $35 dinners. In addition, look out for hop-tail, waffle, mussel, and beer specials each day. Today, […]

Sausage Fest: Fat Shorty’s Opens in Clarendon Tomorrow

Want to try rattlesnake or alligator? They'll be available in sausage form at Fat Shorty's, a casual sausage, mussel, and beer spot replacing Rabbit Grill in Clarendon. Restaurateur Aaron Gordon, who owns eateries like Drafting Table and Zeke's DC Donutz, is partnering with Rahman "Rock" Harper of Hell's Kitchen fame on Fat Shorty's (an homage […]

Watch Robert Weidmaier’s Rockin’ Revel Atlantic City Promo Video

The Press of Atlantic City follows up on Y&H's earlier report about D.C. chef Robert Weidmaier's forthcoming Mussel Bar on the Jersey shore with some additional details about the casino-level eatery. For starters, the decor will feature "knotted oak wainscoting and floors, mussel-shaped ceiling drops as well as beer bottle and rope light fixtures." Mussel […]

Cleveland Park’s Restaurant Renaissance Continues: St. Arnold’s Spin-Off Opens This Month

The operators of Belgian-themed beer and mussels joint St. Arnold's on Jefferson Place NW, south of Dupont Circle, are opening a second location inside the old Club Soda building in Cleveland Park. Citybizlist has the scoop. The new venue, scheduled to open this month, will feature a full menu and selection of beers during dinner […]