Posts Tagged ‘Poste Moderne Brasserie’

The Right Way to Complain in a Restaurant

In most cases, restaurant staff will offer free food and drinks to keep a diner happy—but first they have to know about the problem.

Underserved: El Parque at Poste Moderne Brasserie

El Parque is a real looker thanks to its garnishes of pink peppercorns and a lavender sprig from Poste’s courtyard garden.

Four Outdoor Patios For Hot Food and Drinks

Where to find hot cocoa bars and complimentary s’mores kits.

Work Those Buns: Shake Shack Starts a Running Club

Want to immediately cancel out your work out? Shake Shack has a new running club for you. The New York-based chain will soon launch Shack Track & Field, a running club that ends its hour-long workout with a social at Shake Shack Dupont Circle. The club will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday […]

Snakes on a Plate: Snakehead Abounds, Except on Menus

Since the northern snakehead turned up in a lake in Crofton, Md., in 2002, the fish has loomed in the public imagination as a dark, monstrous invader. The presence of snakehead worried scientists, who knew that any invasive species poses an ecological threat; it concerned recreational anglers, who fretted that the snakehead, which has no […]

Apocalypse Chow

Some people believe that when the Mayan calendar ends on Dec. 21, so will the world. So why not go out on a pricey, over-the-top meal? Here are some suggestions for a final feast: T.G.I. Friday’s Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE Dec. 21, 5 to 8 p.m. Last meal: Block party plus “End of […]

Do You Have Dinner Reservations for the Mayan Apocalypse?

When the Mayan calendar ends on Dec. 21, some believe the world will end. What better way to go out than with caviar, foie gras, and really expensive wines? That's what Poste Moderne Brasserie is thinking. The Penn Quarter restaurant has decided to embrace the end of days with a $180 multi-course "Final Feast"—with wine […]

The Devil Wears Prada (and Eats Ice Cream Sandwiches)

Gourmet ice cream sandwiches are so hot (so cold?) right now. The latest eatery to introduce its high-end version of the childhood classic is Café Dupont. The restaurant is teaming up with The Styleliner, a former potato chip truck retrofitted into clothing boutique on wheels. Giving new meaning to the term "good taste," the vehicle […]

Is An All-You-Can-Eat Oyster Fest Really The Best Way To Promote Sustainability?

An extravagant festival where some 4,000 oysters will be fried, mashed into a stuffing, grilled, presented on the half shell, and served stewed, too, might not sound like the best way to help sustain the endangered mollusks. But there's some logic to the smorgasbord strategy of "Oysterstock," the $75-per-person charity event taking place Sunday at […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Bottomless Mimosas, Endless Dim Sum at Ping Pong

Naturally, there are plenty of places hosting Passover and Easter-themed specials this weekend. Here's one that's doing things a little differently: Ping Pong Dim Sum is offering all-you-can-eat dim sum for $25 per person, plus bottomless mimosas for $15 per person, at both its Dupont Circle and Chinatown locations. Sounds entirely non-festive, right? Not quite. […]