Posts Tagged ‘Nathan Anda’

The Butchers of Washington

When Red Apron Butchery announced in February that it would open a couple of local butcher shops this fall, including one in the District, I was thrilled. All things considered, I prefer my meat locally sourced and ethically raised—and to buy it from someone who can give me tips about the best cut for my […]

Half-Smoke Challenge to Find D.C.’s Top Dog

It's been said that the half-smoke is the closest thing the District gets to having a recognizable homegrown food product. The half-smoke, of course, is most associated with Ben's Chili Bowl on U Street NW, which this week donated its papers and artifacts to George Washington University's Africana Research Center. (Washington City Paper's 2007 cover […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: The Appetizers

As we head toward Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we're all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]

Something Not Terribly Vegetarian

I didn't get to Tallula in time to see Nathan Anda do some butchering. But the former Tallula chef, who's heading up the Neighborhood Restaurant Group's cured-meat initiative, Red Apron, had plenty to show me.

Meat Your (Charcuterie) Makers

Suddenly, it seems that our region is awash with artisanal charcuterie makers. We've already told you about the stuff at Restaurant Eve, the cured meat plate at PS 7's, and the hand-crafted meats that Jamie Stachowski is peddling practically everywhere, even from the back of his 1988 Trooper. (Oh, by the way, Stachowski finally settled […]