Posts Tagged ‘Pizze’

The Salad Daze: Farewell, Young & Hungry

The first Young & Hungry column I wrote, almost five years ago, was a review of Miss Saigon in Georgetown. I was auditioning for the job of food columnist for Washington City Paper, and these were my marching orders in December 2005: critique a Vietnamese restaurant that no one cared about. I was puzzled, but […]

Y&H Takes a Second Slice at a Few Local Pizzerias

The seriously creamy buffalo mozz at Pizze Restaurants constantly evolve, which is why I try to revisit as many as possible in between checking out the new ones that come along. I particularly try to revisit the places that I have previously panned, like the trio of pizzerias below. To be fair here, I didn't […]

Restaurateurs Keep Rolling Out the Pizza Joints

French Non-Resistance: Petits Plats goes Italian with Pizze. It's a sign of the times that local restaurateurs continue to place their trust in the good ol' Italian pie. Cheaper to produce than many other dishes — and one with an expansive, built-in fan base — pizza has become the low-risk option for a number of new and/or […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Young & Hungry Blog

Thanks to the power of the internets, the first two spots on this week's list belong to posts from last week: one on the departure of Bill Catron from Brasserie Beck and the other on the Cameron Perks tragedy. After that, the Top 5 looks like this: The Sounds of Slurping: Get Ready for D.C. […]

Pizze in Woodley Park: Taking Aim at the Jumbo Slice Culture

The guy manning the Wood Stone oven at Pizze, the new Neapolitan-style pizzeria in the basement of Petits Plats, is a work in progress, much like the place where he's employed. A manager is giving him instructions on how to put together my Margherita pizza. After rolling out a beautifully thin skin of house-made dough, […]