Posts Tagged ‘pig’

Pigheaded: Standard’s New Smoked Summer Special

Back in February, on an unseasonably warm winter afternoon, Standard chef and co-owner Tad Curtz chatted with Y&H about what new to expect this summer at his 14th Street NW beer-and-barbecue hangout. He wanted some of last year’s specials—the smoked half chicken, the Flintstones-sized bone-in beef short rib—to become everyday offerings. And he was eager to […]

Prelude To Cochon: Art and Soul’s Wes Morton Heads To The Country For Pig Practice, Cajun Style

Let's dispense with the full disclosure right away: In the aftermath of Wednesday’s gripping Reviewgate controversy, I feel compelled to note that this is not a restaurant review. It’s the recounting of a boucherie, a traditional Cajun pig slaughter and roast, which I attended on Sunday in the shadow of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, about […]

It’s Bacon Week! Here’s Video Of A Guy In A Bacon Dress Singing About Bacon

Clarendon's Restaurant 3 kicks off its annual "Week O' Bacon" on Thursday, serving up bacon-laden everything from bacon cheese dip with bacon-dusted potato chips to a bacon Bloody Mary made with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon garnish. In other words: heaven. The bacon bacchanalia recalls the old comedy skit on MTV's The State where actor […]

Ink and Oink at Ba Bay: Tattooed Pork, Anyone?

Talk about carving meat. On May 2, Ba Bay on Capitol Hill is hosting an unusual variation on the traditional pig roast. You see, before the pork is cooked, its flesh will get inked. Artistes from Tattoo Paradise are going to have their way with the swine, then hand it over to chef Nick Sharpe […]

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