Posts Tagged ‘pop-up restaurants’

Mike Isabella Is Cooking Up Another Bandolero Pop-Up

In case you missed his earlier pop-up, Top Chef alum and recent Washington City Paper cover boy Mike Isabella is hosting another preview of his forthcoming Mexican concept Bandolero later this month. This time, the series of five-course, $65-per-person dinners, running April 19 through May 4, will take place at Tackle Box in Cleveland Park. […]

Gut Reaction: The Smoked Duck Doesn’t Suck at Suna Pop-Up

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant. If this week's pop-up preview of the forthcoming, Latvian-titled Eastern Market eatery Suna (English translation: moss) is any indication, then diners can expect a very dimly lit, wine-centric parade of tiny three-bite portioned plates that isn't particularly […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Virgin Sangria Edition

Rumor du jour: Cava Mezze could be coming to Columbia Heights [Prince of Petworth] José Andrés' new D.C. food truck, Pepe, will serve six kinds of flautas and one kind of sangria: the non-alcoholic kind. [Eater DC] Looking for someone to blame for the demise of Capital City Diner? Look no farther than scandal-scarred politico […]

Pop-Ups? Food Trucks? What Are D.C.’s Worst Restaurant Trends?

The Village Voice on Friday offers up its list of "Top 10 Worst Contemporary Restaurant Trends." Among them: food in jars ("[s]omehow the act of squishing fruits or vagetables[sic] inside glass containers has become the ultimate hipstro pass-time"), pop-up restaurants ("[w]hat is ze point...?"), food trucks ("[h]ell, even the Gap has one!") and facial hair […]

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