Posts Tagged ‘Restaurant Raters’

Enter Our Contest to Serve as Judge at Taste of Georgetown

Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of year again when Y&H gives you the opportunity to feed your inner ego. This year's Taste of Georgetown is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 in — you guessed it — Georgetown, and Y&H is hosting a contest in which you could be a judge at the event. How […]

Vox Populi: Two Different Takes on the Russia House

It's been a long time since Y&H gave some love to our Restaurant Raters — too long, in fact.  I guess you could say we're back with a vengeance with this edition of Vox Populi. Not one, but two readers have chimed in with reviews of the Russia House, the Dupont Circle establishment where you […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater FallsChurchResident on Maneki Neko

Maneki Neko sounds like a sushi lover's sushi joint. The owner/chef Futoshi "Tao" Takazato says on his history page that it "took me six months of practicing and learning before I was able to make sushi for my first customer. It took nearly five years before I would feel comfortable and confident in my art. […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater mcclive on EatBar

It's time again for Vox Populi, when we turn the blog over to you, the loyal reader, to give us your opinion on an area restaurant. This edition features a Y&H favorite, mcclive, one of the most thorough and trusted voices in all of Restaurant Rater-land. Here's his take on EatBar:

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater heacockb on the Greek Taverna

Y&H, of course, is not the only one with opinions about food. We have a whole army of Restaurant Raters who share their thoughts on local eateries, too.  Some of their opinions can occasionally generate some serious pushback from others, which is good. Heacockb just posted his/her first review, which is a rave for the […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater dcdiner on Cashion’s Eat Place

It's been more than two years since Ann Cashion and John Fulchino sold Cashion's Eat Place to long-time sous chef John Manolatos, who promised to uphold the standards of the beloved Adams Morgan eatery. Manolatos and his partners even said as much on their Web site. Restaurant Rater dcdiner, however, isn't buying it. Take a […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater DanniZ on Oyamel

First it was a Penn Quarter chatter who wanted to know why everyone kisses José Andrés' ass. Now it's Restaurant Rater, DanniZ, who takes down the celebrity chef for charging for chips and salsa at Oyamel. (To be clear, the first round of chips and salsa is free here; after that, you pay $4 per […]

And the Winner of Our Restaurant Week Review Contest Is…

If the reviews submitted for our Restaurant Week writing contest are any indication of the places you frequented during the come-hither promotion, then Hook was very, very busy. No less than three readers entered reviews of the Georgetown seafood emporium. Perhaps this explains why the gifted chef Jonathan Seningen left the restaurant shortly after RW was over. […]

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater bobbiepb On Pasta Plus

Pasta Plus in Laurel is a perennial favorite among the Zagat guide crowd. The 2010 guide (which, as we know, is really the 2009 guide in disguise) placed Pasta Plus in a virtual tie with 2Amys for best pizza in the D.C. area. Restaurant Rater bobbiepb would beg to differ:

Vox Populi: Restaurant Rater RR on Hall of Famer, Ben’s Chili Bowl

File this under You Can't Please Everyone. Just a day after winning the debut D.C. Dish Hall of Fame contest, Ben's Chili Bowl gets cold water splashed on its face from Restaurant Rater RR, who writes about a recent experience: