Posts Tagged ‘R.J. Cooper’

Up Next at Hogo: Rogue 24 Chef RJ Cooper

Chef Ed Hardy's Scandinavian menu at rum bar Hogo comes to an end after Saturday. Taking his place in the rotating kitchen beginning Tuesday is Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, who will preview potential dishes from his forthcoming Mosaic District restaurant Gypsy Soul. Cooper calls the cuisine "Southern ground interpretations of regional cooking." The dishes at [...]

Vendor’s Game: Meet the Chef Behind Union Market

Union Market is chef Richie Brandenburg’s pantry. It’s lunch hour on opening day of the new high-end food emporium, and the mastermind of Union Market is strolling past the olive oils, meats, and baguettes down the bustling center aisle of the 25,000-square foot space off of 5th Street NE. He walks past vendors he once [...]

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 [...]

Welcome Back, R.J. Cooper!

After 10 weeks on the sidelines while recovering from open-heart surgery, Rogue 24 chef-owner R.J. Cooper gets back to business on Tuesday. Cooper tells the Post that he's planning to revamp the entire 24-course menu. A few hints: one dish involves the Coop's take on a gyro (think lamb tartare wrapped in little lettuce leaves) [...]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Ex-Minibar Chef Katsuya Fukushima

Next week, the star-studded procession of guest chefs filling in for R.J. Cooper at Rogue 24 wraps up with a doozy—Katsuya Fukushima, the former Minibar and forthcoming Daikaya chef who's also worked under such big names as Thomas Keller, David Bouley and Ferran Adria. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. Get yours here.

Next Up at Rogue 24: Philadelphia’s Jennifer Carroll

Top Chef alum Jennifer Carroll is the next guest chef stepping up in place of the sidelined R.J. Cooper at Rogue 24. The former chef de cuisine at Eric Ripert's 10 Arts in Philadelphia begins her five-night stint in Blagden Alley on Feb. 27. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. Dinner with drink [...]

Next Up at Rogue 24: David Posey of Chicago’s Blackbird

Grant Achatz protégé David Posey is the latest in a parade of highly touted guest chefs to fill-in for Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Posey, currently the chef de cuisine at Blackbird in Chicago, will helm the open kitchen in Blagden Alley for five nights, beginning on Feb. 7. [...]

Next Up at Rogue 24: D.C.’s Own José Andrés

Tickets go on sale, like, now, for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. This time, it's D.C.'s own José Andrés filling-in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. The James Beard Foundation's "Outstanding Chef" in 2011 is the fourth star substitute in a parade of top toques to take over [...]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

BLT Steak gets the Obama bump [ABC News] Our favorite sandwich maker, Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, is being released from the hospital today. Speedy healing, chef! [WaPo] Here's a blast from the past: Bennigan's is staging a comeback in D.C. and elsewhere [Market Watch] The Source's Scott Drewno is cooking at Toki Underground for [...]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. According to the Baltimore Sun, Spike Gjerde of Charm City's acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen begins a five-night stint on Jan. 24, standing in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Gjerde is the third chef so [...]

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