Posts Tagged ‘Poste Moderne Brasserie’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fancy-Ass Burgers Edition

D.C. reps BGR: The Burger Joint and Good Stuff Eatery come up short at the South Beach Burger Bash. [Burger Days] Check out the “fancy-ass” burgers at Poste Moderne Brasserie. [BYT] Bryan Voltaggio's new Friendship Heights eatery will be called Range. [WBJ via NBC Washington] Caterer Frederik De Pue is opening a restaurant called Table […]

Chefs Veg Out: Jenn Flynn of Poste Moderne Brasserie

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Jenn Flynn Title: Sous Chef Restaurant: Poste Moderne Brasserie Twitter: @JennFlynn1 (Although she's […]

Perusing Holiday Menus, Part II: Poste Extends Its Roasting Season

Here are some more holiday menu options. For more from our on-going series featuring holiday menus, click here. Since Christmas Eve is exactly a week away, it's too late to make the proper reservations for a Poste roast for Christmas Eve at Poste Moderne Brasserie in the Hotel Monaco. But it's not too late to […]

The Restaurants That Just Missed the Cut in This Year’s Dining Guide

R.J. Cooper's "24" tasting menu abruptly ended this month at Vidalia. Putting together this year's Young & Hungry Dining Guide was an exercise in managing the chaos of the local dining scene. Several places that had all but secured a spot on my list of the 50 most fascinating restaurants — Inox, Teatro Goldoni, and […]

Rob Weland’s Head Cheese Is Poetry to the Ear

Let's talk about head cheese, that lonely part of the charcuterie board that tends to gather dust on restaurant tables. Why is that exactly? What are we nervous about when it comes to pig-head parts suspended in aspic? Allow me to answer my own semi-rhetorical question: I think it's all about the ears and those […]

Mouthing Off: Y&H Readers Have Their Say

Did we destroy the myth of Maryland fried chicken? The thought struck me recently that I ask a lot from you, faithful Y&H Nation. Many of you respond in kind, perhaps hoping your words will one day appear in the newsletter (sign up at right!) or blog. And what do I do? I sit on […]

A Very Early Look at Poste Brasserie’s Makeover

Earlier this month, the folks at Kimpton Hotels announced they would close Poste Moderne Brasserie for 12 days to give the eight-year-old restaurant a facelift. Y&H spent an hour on Friday afternoon reviewing some of the changes with Poste chef, Robert Weland. Workers were still deep into the renovation process. The dining room and lounge […]

Poste to Close for 12 Days to Undergo Renovations

  It's out with the old at Poste Moderne Brasserie UPDATE: 12:00 p.m. Friday Poste Moderne Brasserie, chef Robert Weland's outpost of contemporary American cooking, will close on Monday for renovations to the main dining room and lounge. The first phase of the plan calls for the restaurant to remain shuttered for 12 days while […]

Which Restaurants Are Braving the Storm? Y&H Has a Working List.

Pete's will be riding the storm out. For those who didn't stock the pantry in preparation for the Armageddon — sorry, snowmageddon — you might consider braving the elements and heading to a nearby restaurant. A number are doggedly riding out the storm this weekend. Here's our working list. Please add to it as you […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Poste Moderne Brasserie

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. Some restaurants like […]