Posts Tagged ‘PS7s’

Chef Victor Albisu to Open South American Grill in PS7’s Space

In case you had any lingering doubts about the fate of PS7's in Penn Quarter, now there's some closure regarding its closure. Taco Bamba chef Victor Albisu announced this afternoon that he will open an upscale South American grill called Del Campo in the space. Restaurateur Jeff Black is a partner and investor in the restaurant. […]

No Signs of Life at PS7’s

Rumors of PS7's closure have been circulating for weeks. At the moment, the Penn Quarter restaurant appears to be uninhabited. A sign on the door during lunch today read "PS7's restaurant is closed for administrative duties." Y&H readers sent in photos of the same sign yesterday evening. Tweets of a previous sign on the door […]

Cookbook Forewarns of PS7’s Closure

Could the rumors of PS7's shutter be true after all? A just-released cookbook called Washington, DC Chef's Table lists the restaurant as "closed but not forgotten" alongside a recipe for chef and owner Peter Smith's pull-apart pork sticky buns. Author Beth Kanter tells Y&H:  "A rep for Peter called me shortly before we went to press […]

Pop Up? Pipe Down!

Lost Society, on U Street NW, is normally closed on Monday nights. But on a recent Monday evening, its dining room played host to 18 guests in a somewhat unusual arrangement. Seated around one long communal table, the diners ate dishes like popcorn soup, strawberry pasta, and a Ritz cracker ice cream with warm apple […]

God is My Sous Chef

The giant pot is screaming hot when Pete Smith grabs it and runs out the kitchen door. “Look out,” shouts the chef of Penn Quarter’s PS7’s. Smith swirls the contents—rosemary, thyme, garlic, lemongrass, star anise, and half a dozen other herbs and spices simmering in oil—as he makes a lap past the bar and around […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Larger Portions, Cheaper Prices Edition

R.J. Cooper's Rogue 24 to offer shorter tasting menus with larger portions, cheaper prices [Eater] La Forchetta's Roberto Donna is taking it easy with the eggs these days [Post] Spike Mendelsohn's "Sunnyside" burger is messy, but it doesn't suck. [Burger Days] Have a drink and vent with Raynold Mendizabal at Black & Orange [Blade] Try […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Brunch Latkes Edition

Gina Chersevani (ex-PS7's) plans to open a "cocktail deli" near 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE.  Is she talking about the former Ba Bay space? [Prince of Petworth] A petition urging D.C. Council to pass new food truck regulations has garnered more than 500 signatures in just 24 hours. [HuffPo] Marvelous Market founder Mark Furstenberg […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Corned Beef Odyssey Edition

Self-described "mixtress" Gina Chersevani splits from PS7's. [Washingtonian] A guy drives 20 hours round-trip from Michigan to try Spike Mendelsohn's warm, savory corned beef from the Sixth & Rye truck.  And, boy, did that Cadillac smell by the time he got back. [Automobile Magazine] In case you missed it, here's what D.C. chefs José Andrés, […]

What To Eat Today: Free Fuel Pizza (If You Hurry)

At noon today, the new Fuel Pizza opens on K Street NW. The first 50 people in line will win a year's worth of free food. Well, sort of, anyway. Washingtonian explains: "Each will receive a coupon book with one gratis item every week for 52 weeks, ranging from a combo meal to a whole […]

Sooo 2011: Boozy Beets

Our pick for most unlikely cocktail ingredient of the year: beets—which turned up in a number of libations, including a pair of recipes at PS7's. Y&H special boozy correspondent Trixie Tamerlane got to the root of the matter back in June. The purplish veggie also earned a spot in our "Annotated Guide to 2011." What […]

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