Posts Tagged ‘Parts & Labor’

What’s in a Name? For Restaurants, Everything.

It could have been called Scotch and Sofa. Or worse: Couch. Those were some of the names that The Fainting Goat owners Greg Algie and Henry Bruce spitballed for their U Street NW restaurant before it opened last winter. The building, after all, once belonged to a home furnishings shop. “In his head, he was just […]

Parts & Labor Changing Its Name to The Partisan

The Neighborhood Restaurant Group restaurant that will be attached to Penn Quarter's upcoming Red Apron Butcher will no longer be called Parts & Labor. It turns out that chef Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore will open his own butcher shop and restaurant with that name, The Baltimore Sun reports today. There's actually a funny coincidence behind the […]

Ten Places You’ll Wish Were Already Open

Will 2014 be the year the New York Times and other national rags stop mentioning politics and expense accounts when writing about D.C.’s food scene? Wishful thinking, perhaps. But the city’s culinary cred will only demand more respect this year. Sure, plenty of big name celebrity chefs—Philadelphia’s Jose Garces, New York’s Daniel Boulud, Boston’s Michael […]

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