Posts Tagged ‘NoMa’

Indigo Indian Restaurant Opens in NoMa Today

For the last two and a half years, husband wife team Dinesh and Nidhi Tandon have been serving stuffed roti and other Indian fare from small street stands—first in front of Union Station and then at Eastern Market and the seasonal Georgetown University Farmers' Market. As of today, they're able to expand their offerings with […]

Barmini’s Rotary Vacuum Evaporator

Only a handful of cocktail bars in the country have a rotary vacuum evaporator. José Andrés' new cocktail lab Barmini, opening Feb. 15, is one of them. The mad scientist-like contraption can take any ingredient—from peppers to peanuts to pretzels—and distill the flavor and aroma in a liquid. Booker & Dax in New York and […]

World’s Best Restaurant Poaches Chef Daniel Giusti From 1789

D.C.'s culinary revolving door just keeps spinning. After breaking the news this morning of chef Katsuya Fukushima's hiring at Daikaya, WaPo gets the scoop this afternoon about chef Daniel Giusti's impending departure from Georgetown restaurant 1789. Y&H alum Tim Carman reports that Giusti is heading to Noma, the Copenhagen eatery currently ranked No. 1 on […]

Todd Gray’s Grits Again Garner the Spotlight

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema grabs his first bite of the fare at Todd Gray's new hotel restaurant Watershed, finding a lot to like in the chef's special barbecue shrimp and grits (hazily pictured): It's no challenge for a diner to succumb to that shrimp and grits, ramped up with garlicky, barely cooked spinach […]

Breakfast of Transients: Equinox’s Dynamic Duo Try to Heighten the Hotel Buffet

Lukewarm eggs in a steely buffet tray. Little boxes of breakfast cereals. Cartons of supermarket yogurt. Bagels and a toaster. This is a Todd Gray restaurant? The stylish logos on the staff uniforms say yes. But a quick survey of the morning spread suggests diners looking for an early-morning version of Gray’s popular Equinox restaurant […]

Quick Feeding: Pinkberry Has a Sorority Street Team for Dupont Opening

Restaurant Spawns: Corduroy is planning a "very casual" companion restaurant next door to its 9th Street NW digs that'll offer, among other things, "salads, soups and pizza, as well as features like New Jersey shore hot dogs, pupusas (a Salvadoran street food) and salmon." [WBJ] Surprise! Yes, there are some good bagels in the D.C. […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]

Changing Tables: Ba Bay and New IHOP Location Open

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Capital City Brewing Co. has lost its lease on Capitol Hill and will be moving operations to its Shirlington site, making it one of the top 10 largest brewpubs in the country. (All We Can Eat) More brewpub news: Rock Bottom and […]