Posts Tagged ‘Proof’

Is Charging for Restaurant Reservations a Good Idea?

Table8 will give diners last minute reservations at hot restaurants—for a fee.

Restaurateur Mark Kuller Has Died

The tax lawyer-turned-restaurateur owned Proof, Estadio, and Doi Moi.

Secret Cubbies, Drawers, and Pullouts at D.C. Restaurants

Discovering the tables at Rose's Luxury have menu cubbies is like discovering your favorite dress has pockets. After ordering on a recent visit, a server pointed out the under-the-table slots so we could hang on to our menus without crowding our dishes. The tables were custom-made by chef/owner Aaron Silverman's uncle (son of Rose, Silverman's […]

Doi Moi Opens Today on 14th Street NW

After going through two or three dozen different names, Mark Kuller’s new Asian restaurant finally opens today as Doi Moi. “We never knew what was going to be the actual name until we saw the sign,” says general manager Justin Guthrie. “Some of the blueprints actually have a different name on them.” Located at the corner […]

Thank You For Sharing

White House assistant chef Sam Kass is standing to my left at the 20th anniversary celebration for Jaleo. To my right is a guy in a suit with an earpiece. Is he guarding one of the many ambassadors circulating the honeycomb-ceilinged dining room? Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor? Virginia Sen. Mark Warner? Or perhaps the […]

Eat Your Heart Out

They say the stomach is the way to the heart. This Valentine’s Day, consider flipping the equation. Plenty of Peruvian restaurants serve the organ grilled and skewered, but it also shows up in everything from salads to pierogi at upscale establishments showing off their nose-to-tail cred. Here are five places where you can muster your […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Sexy Bathrooms Edition

Proof makes national round-up of sexy bathrooms [Zagat] Sichuan chain Ba Guo Bu Yi eyes D.C. [Post] Uber launches "on-demand" ice cream truck. [Uber] Bandolero GM James Horn heads to the kitchen of Bourbon Steak. [Eater] Slate Wine Bar + Bistro to open in Glover Park later this summer. [Eater] Farrah Olivia chef Morou Ouattara has […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Red Hen Edition

Proof vets plan to open Italian-influenced American restaurant called The Red Hen in Bloomingdale. [Post] Radius Pizza on vacation until July 2. [PoP] What Andrew Zimmern did in D.C. [Eater] RedRocks Pizzeria coming to Columbia Pike. [ARLnow] Austin Grill Express and brb ("be right burger") no longer coming to Boilermaker Shops development. [JDLand] Phonation food […]

The Future 14th Street NW: D.C.’s Really Little Italy

All sorts of new food and drink options are in the works along the already bustling 14th Street corridor. These notably include a Greek concept from Graffiato chef-owner Mike Isabella, a Southeast Asian-themed eatery by Proof and Estadio’s Mark Kuller, as well as two joints by the prolific Matchbox Food Group. Among the various announced […]

Spike Mendelsohn’s Steak-Frites Burger Falls Flat In South Beach

Of all the D.C. food scenesters to show up for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami this past weekend—sightings included Graffiato's Mike Isabella, Proof/Estadio's Mark Kuller, Red Apron Butchery's Nate Anda, and BGR: The Burger Joint's Mark Bucher—perhaps none made a grander entrance than Spike Mendelsohn. The Good Stuff Eatery owner arrived […]

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