Posts Tagged ‘Petworth’

Crime Forces Closure of Petworth’s Fusion Restaurant

After four break-ins in the past year, Fusion Restaurant owner Barry Dindyal (who also runs Hitching Post) has decided to close his six-year-old Indian spot at 4815 Georgia Ave. NW. Dindyal says the burglars, who have not yet been caught, stole or damaged more than $35,000 worth of property. They targeted the flatscreen TVs, cash register, computer […]

Get a Sneak Peek of Paul Ruppert’s Petworth Bar at Hogo

Room 11 and The Passenger partner Paul Ruppert hasn't yet finalized a name for his new bar coming to the former Island Cafe space at 829 Upshur St. NW, but you'll nonetheless be able to get a first taste of it at Hogo this month.

Chez Middling: The Hilton Brothers Come to Petworth With Cool Vibe, So-So Food

Stepping into Eric Hilton’s newest restaurant, Chez Billy, I thought back to my first visit to one of his establishments, Dragonfly. I remember the old place. Sort of. The design of the Dupont Circle eatery, with its stark white palette and minimalist furnishings, seemed strikingly chic, especially for D.C. in the early to mid-2000s. Japanese […]

Petworth Goes Parisienne: Chez Billy Now Open On Georgia Ave.

"Chez Billy is about cooking what I love—classic French cuisine," says Brendan L'Etoile. The former sous chef at Marvin has been put in charge of his own kitchen as part of operators Eric and Ian Hilton's fast-growing empire of bars and restaurants in the District. L'Etoile's chosen French theme is a first for the Hiltons, […]

Charcuterification: Gourmet Meat Meets Shifting Demographics at Petworth’s Three Little Pigs

It’s 10 minutes until the posted 7 p.m. closing time, but business shows no sign of stopping on Friday night at Three Little Pigs, D.C.’s newest gourmet meat market. Six patrons are standing in line to order at the deli case. Another six are waiting on their orders, many with arms folded. In a small […]

Three Little Pigs Lets You In: A Peek Inside Petworth’s New Charcuterie Palace

Y&H got an exclusive first taste of Three Little Pigs Charcuterie and Salumi, which opens Tuesday in Petworth. Judging by the platter of smoked meats I tried, which cost $11, area carnivores are in for a treat. Initial impressions: the tasso (Cajun pork) and andouille sausage carried just a hint of fruit wood smoke, and […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Three-Alarm Crunch Edition

The Food Network show Heat Seekers tackles DC-3's Q's Seoul Bulgogi & Kimchi Dog (pictured) and Three-Alarm Cruncher. [HuffPo] A peak inside Irish Whiskey [Washingtonian] St. Arnold's Mussel Bar opens tonight in Cleveland Park [Uptown Girl] From General Tso's to Buffalo-style: some new sweetbreads at Cafe Saint-Ex. [Twitter] The gang behind Petworth's forthcoming Chez Billy […]

Hilton Brothers’ Chez Billy Aims For January Opening in Petworth

Prolific restaurateurs Eric and Ian Hilton's long-delayed latest effort, the French-style bistro Chez Billy, is on track for a January 2012 opening in Petworth. HuffPo DC has the scoop. Brendan L'Etoile, currently the sous chef at the Hilton's 14th Street hotspot Marvin, will be running the kitchen.  A menu is still in the works. Illustration […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Domku

The Spot: Domku Bar & Cafe, 821 Upshur Street NW, (202) 722-7475 The Cuisine: Scandinavian, Polish, Slovak The Go-To Dishes: Gypsy kielbasa sandwich, Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and lingonberry preserves, split pea soup with ham and applewood-smoked bacon The Scoop: Domku is the type of place that you can't just stumble across without having […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Getting Hot for the Sweet Mango Cafe

The Spot: Sweet Mango Cafe, 3701 New Hampshire Ave. NW (202-726-2646) The Cuisine: Jamaican, Caribbean The Go-To Dishes: fried plantains, oxtail, jerk chicken The Scoop: There are only a few things in this world that get me as excited as Jamaican food. I had been hearing about Reginald James' Sweet Mango Cafe for some time […]

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