Posts Tagged ‘Red Hook Lobster Pound’

Having an Enhanced Lobster Roll Experience, Indoors

If you eat a lobster roll indoors, does it taste better? I’m not entirely sure, but this is something I’m trying to figure out. It’s an idea that runs against proper lobster-roll consumption conventions. The buttery delight is definitely something that’s most often enjoyed outdoors, regardless if you’re dockside in Maine, curbside in the District […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]

Changing Tables: Ba Bay and New IHOP Location Open

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Capital City Brewing Co. has lost its lease on Capitol Hill and will be moving operations to its Shirlington site, making it one of the top 10 largest brewpubs in the country. (All We Can Eat) More brewpub news: Rock Bottom and […]

Changing Tables: The Atlas Room Opens on H Street NE

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Cafe Eagle, an Italian/Eritrean restaurant will soon be occupying the old Vegetate space at 1414 9th St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) Just what we need: another burger joint. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay plans to throwdown a Bobby's Burger Palace on K Street […]

Mall Food: Where to Eat After Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rallies

Two cable TV comedians are coming to town to stage a rally on the National Mall, and the political establishment isn’t sure whether to laugh, cry, or declare its own irrelevancy in the presence of fake pundits who have the drawing power of Sarah Palin at an NRA swimsuit contest. Y&H doesn’t have the bona […]

Dissecting Tom Sietsema’s 2010 Dining Guide

Red Hook Lobster Pound truck: street food makes the Dining Guide WaPo's Tom Sietsema released his 2010 Dining Guide online yesterday, and in between other tasks, I've been combing through it to understand how the critic views the current restaurant scene. Before I get to the nuggets that I've mined, though, I should note what […]

Curbside Cookoff Starts Today at CityCenterDC

UPDATED: 11:46 a.m. 10/7/2010 It's a celebration of the city's emerging food truck culture, yes. But the inaugural Curbside Cookoff is also a political statement for many of the participants, who hope it will resonate with D.C. Council members whenever they decide to tackle the contentious vending regulations this fall. Twenty of the city's favorite […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Vienna Inn: releasing thousands of dogs a month. As if reading a blog for local information weren't enough, here's more evidence that we live in a new media world: Old news never dies and gets turned into fish wrap. It just gets picked up by some "discovery" bot and becomes "news" all over again. Case […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

We have a new power hitter in the lineup, and his name is Scott Reitz. Scott's post on Bar Louie's Szechwan wings is a classic example of a writer taking on a knuckle-ball of an assignment and hitting it out of the ball park. The item received a hero's welcome among readers. In second place […]

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