Posts Tagged ‘Restaurant 3’

Lots of Restaurant Closures This Week

Last week, Casa Nonna ended its two-year run. Then yesterday, 37-year-old Armand's Pizza announced plans to close on June 30. The restaurant gods must be angry, because today brought even more bad news: reports that bacon-centric American eatery Restaurant 3 (rebranded as 3 Bar & Grill) in Clarendon will shut down after tonight. Just down […]

It’s Bacon Week! Here’s Video Of A Guy In A Bacon Dress Singing About Bacon

Clarendon's Restaurant 3 kicks off its annual "Week O' Bacon" on Thursday, serving up bacon-laden everything from bacon cheese dip with bacon-dusted potato chips to a bacon Bloody Mary made with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon garnish. In other words: heaven. The bacon bacchanalia recalls the old comedy skit on MTV's The State where actor […]

The Salad Daze: Farewell, Young & Hungry

The first Young & Hungry column I wrote, almost five years ago, was a review of Miss Saigon in Georgetown. I was auditioning for the job of food columnist for Washington City Paper, and these were my marching orders in December 2005: critique a Vietnamese restaurant that no one cared about. I was puzzled, but […]

Dish of the Week: Chicken and Waffles at Restaurant 3

If you ever had any doubts about a dish's ability to cross cultural boundaries, all you need to do is look at the trajectory of chicken and waffles. Once considered a staple of soul-food joints, chicken and waffles has become a fixture at trendy neighborhood operations like Marvin and Creme, where gentrification has ensured that […]