Posts Tagged ‘Posto’

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Bar Food Bites: Posto’s Happy Hour

The 25-seat bar area at Posto in Logan Circle was completely empty when I arrived at 6:30 p.m. last night. Happy hour had already been running for an hour and a half, and the bartender told me I was his first customer. I was shocked. But apparently, the word isn't out yet. The sister restaurant […]

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

It's official. People have gone batshit for Select 55. Or at least batshit for our post on the beer. It tops the list once again this week. I think I'll go drown my sorrows in a real beer. Budweiser Launches Select 55, Light Beer Arms Race Gets Absurd Looking for a Little Practice, Bibiana Jumps […]

Y&H Speaks Italian Today on WAMU

You can't throw a meatball — no, sorry, a gnocco slathered in goat ragu — without hitting some downtown Italian restaurant these days. I wrote about the crowded field in a recent Y&H column, but since that piece, Bibiana has opened and more Italian places are planned for neighborhoods just around the perimeter of downtown, including a […]

Readers Are Ranting Over Restaurant Noise, Too!

Wow, Y&H really touched a nerve yesterday with his bitch about noise at local restaurants. Either we're a town of old farts, or interior designers and owners have seriously overestimated how much "buzz" diners want in their restaurants. Here's a sampling of the commentary that has hit my inbox in the past 24 hours. From […]

Oh, the Noise, Noise, Noise, Noise in Restaurants

Zaytinya: You practically get a metal concert with your mezze. Y&H still remembers, more than  a year ago, when the dining critic at Brand X wrote a Sunday magazine cover story about noise in restaurants and even instituted a special feature measuring decibel levels at every restaurant he reviews. What a waste of time, I […]

Owner: Bibiana Osteria Will NOT be a Pizza Joint

Bibiana Osteria and Enoteca, the latest entrant in the area's escalating Italian Restaurant Wars, will indeed serve pizza, just like a number of other combatants in this wide-scale skirmish, including Potenza, Ristorante Posto, and Kora. But owner Ashok Bajaj doesn't want pies to define his new place at 1100 New York Ave. NW, which will […]

Jamie Stachowski Parts with MeatCrafters

Despite a name that makes you think of eyeballs, meat, and contact lenses — always an appetizing trio, yes? — MeatCrafters was a promising partnership between one of the best charcuterie makers and one of the most successful distributors in the D.C. area. The partnership is no more. Y&H contacted Jamie Stachowski yesterday evening who […]

Italian Eateries Are Getting Quite Famoso in Downtown D.C.

When Galileo was forced to leave town in 2006, downtown D.C. was left with only a handful of decent Italian restaurants, including Tosca and the woefully underrated Spezie. But in recent months, the dearth has turned into a near glut. (Relax, you word mavens; I understand that "near glut" has all the contradictory overtones of […]

So Where the Hell Can You Find Jamie Stachowski Charcuterie in This Town?

That was the question I put to the celebrated meat man when he called up out of the blue this afternoon, asking me what he should call his forthcoming charcuterie line. (For the record, I told him he should just name the stuff after himself, no matter how difficult "Stachowski" is to pronounce for people […]