Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans cuisine’

Bad Ass Photo of the Day: David Guas at Bayou Bakery

In preparation for the opening of his Bayou Bakery in Arlington, owner and chef David Guas got all tatted up. The New Orleans native inked his left bicep with a silhouette of Louisiana superimposed with a fleur de lis, which is, after all, the official symbol of the state. The eatery passed its mechanical inspection […]

David Guas’ Bayou Bakery Set to Open This Month in Arlington

Depending on the outcome of an upcoming inspection, chef and cookbook author David Guas may finally open his long-awaited Bayou Bakery this month in the former Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe space at Arlington Courthouse. Much will depend on the mechanical inspection tomorrow, according to publicist Simone Rathle, who is also Guas' wife. If Bayou Bakery passes […]

David Guas Shows Al Roker How to Make Mini-Fried Apple Pies

D.C. pastry chef David Guas was on the Today show yesterday, showing Al Roker how to make a fried apple pie recipe from his terrific new cookbook, DamGoodSweet, which Y&H pondered a few days back. Listen, I know morning TV has all the depth of pond scum, but is it too much for Roker to […]

Beware the Sandwich That Dares to Call Itself a Muffaletta

For reasons that I can't fully explain, I ordered the muffaletta at Nicaro, which recently reopened under chef Luis Martinez, who has tons of experience opening and running restaurants of all sizes, from Cubano's in Silver Spring to Cheesecake Factories here and in California. I think I was feeling nostalgic for New Orleans after reading Martinez's […]