Posts Tagged ‘Raynold Mendizabal’

Silver Spring’s Urban Butcher Will Reopen Next Week

A fire shut it down in October.

What to Expect at Silver Spring’s Urban Butcher, Opening Tonight

Downtown Silver Spring was quiet on Monday, but a chaotic energy filled Urban Butcher, as staff members debated menu ideas and hammered in wall decorations. When the the new, meat-centric restaurant from former Black & Orange chef Raynold Mendizabal opens at 5 p.m. tonight, expect a wide variety of local meat products (hand-cut steaks, house-made sausages) in an upscale casual […]

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 […]

Black & Orange Debuts New Digs, New Bloody Mary Burger Tonight

Black & Orange, the late-night burger joint formerly known as Rogue States, opens its second D.C. location tonight on 14th Street NW. Before doors open to the general public, chef-owner Raymond Mendizabal will be showing off his shiny new digs to invited guests at a VIP party. Also on display: mini versions of Mendizabal's new […]

Black & Orange 2.0 Opens Jan. 31

Early last month, Y&H chatted with chef Raynold Mendizabal about his forthcoming Black & Orange burger joint on 14th Street NW—the second location to sell Mendizabal's whimsically titled beef patties in the District. On Thursday evening, the restaurant sent out invites for a VIP opening party on Jan. 31. A rep tells me the resto will […]

Smaller Plates, But Not Tapas! Lima Restaurant Is Now Fujimori

Latin-inspired restaurant Lima on K Street NW is taking on a new Asian-inspired twist and a new name to boot: Fujimori. Dining Bisnow has the scoop. Chef Raynold Mendizabal says the new motif and new menu (think braised short ribs with ponzu sauce) reflects the influences of Chinese and Japanese immigrants to places like Cuba […]

One Bloody Mary Burger Coming Up: The New Black & Orange Is Almost Ready On 14th Street

Dupont Circle burger joint Black & Orange (formerly known as Rogue States) aims to open its second location near the corner of 14th and U Streets NW later this month. "We're shooting for before Christmas," chef-owner Raynold Mendizabal tells Y&H. If you've been waiting seemingly forever for Mendizabal to finally bring his whimsically titled beef patties […]

The Last Hours of Rogue States: The Owner Vows to Reopen

Rogue States fired up its grill for one final hurrah last night before complying with a court order to close down. The scene wasn't pretty — a general wave of sadness swept through the establishment as both patrons and employees voiced their disappointment. As the crowds kept pouring in for one last shot of Rogue, […]

The Rogue States Verdict: What Others Are Saying

Y&H wasn't the only one with thoughts on the Steptoe & Johnson vs. Rogue States verdict. Take a look: Above the Law: "Steptoe & Johnson is one of the few large law firms with a Twitter presence, but the firm has yet to tweet about how it chewed up and spat out Rogue States Burgers." […]

Rogue States Is Likely Closed for Good At Its Dupont Location

UPDATED: 5:36 p.m. 10/12/2010 When D.C. Superior Court Judge John M. Mott ruled this afternoon that Rogue States is a nuisance and needs to be abated immediately, he effectively issued a death sentence for the Dupont Circle burger joint. The judge left open the possibility that Rogue owner Raynold Mendizabal and his landlord, TRT, could […]