For their pilot farm, Up Top Acres is working with Think Food Group to grow microgreens, herbs, and edible flowers on the rooftop of the building that houses Oyamel.
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Restaurants are carving Spanish ham, grinding and brewing coffee, and mixing cocktails at the diner’s side.
The snow may keep you from work or school, but from the bar? Never. Behold, your snow day food and drink specials below. Know of other deals? Email us at email@example.com. Alba Osteria If at least 4 inches of snow accumulate in D.C. by 5 p.m., the restaurant will offer a bottomless dinner for $35 per person. […]
Vendors at the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM farmers’ market like to call Thursday afternoons “chefs on parade.” Each week, a steady stream of white coat-clad chefs from nearby restaurants shop alongside tourists and office workers to pick up orders and seek inspiration from seasonal vegetation. On a recent Thursday, I got nosy and stopped a few […]
Grabbing a blood orange margarita at Oyamel will soon require a little less elbowing toward the bar. José Andrés' mod-Mex Penn Quarter restaurant opens its expanded bar and dining room this Thursday. (UPDATE: The opening has been pushed back to Friday.) The new space, designed by Georgetown-based architecture and design firm Hapstak and Demetriou, adds 42 additional […]
Some people believe that when the Mayan calendar ends on Dec. 21, so will the world. So why not go out on a pricey, over-the-top meal? Here are some suggestions for a final feast: T.G.I. Friday’s Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE Dec. 21, 5 to 8 p.m. Last meal: Block party plus “End of […]
The Drink: The Casa Oaxaca Sour Where to Get It: Oyamel, 401 7th St. NW; (202) 628-1005; oyamel.com Price: $13 What It Is: A cocktail made with mezcal, Japanese peanut and grasshopper-infused syrup, and lime. It’s garnished with roasted grasshoppers. What It Tastes Like: This frothy concoction is delicious—sweet, smoky with citrus notes, and slightly […]
Seems like there are a million new Mexican-ish restaurants, and each one calls its version of the cuisine something different. To keep them all straight (and to introduce you to some new terms), we've put together this handy guide. Tex-Mex Texas-style Mexican means Texas-sized portions, typically slathered in cheese with refried beans and flour tortillas. […]