Posts Tagged ‘Restaurant Week’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Rick Perry’s Pork Chops Edition

The chivito at Fast Gourmet and 39 other things you must eat or else lose all your D.C. cred [WaPo] Drew Trautmann's District Kitchen opens next week. Here's a sneak peek inside. [Washingtonian] The latest H Street grub hubbub: The Big Board will soon start serving lunch; Red Palace will soon start serving burgers. [Eater [...]

Swapping Lamb Loin For Leg: Here’s How Chefs Make Restaurant Week Work

In his preview of D.C.'s upcoming restaurant week, which begins Jan. 9, WaPo critic Tom Sietsema talks to chefs about how they compensate for all those discounted meals during the biannual citywide promotion: "The trick, for [Ris owner Ris Lacoste] and her competitors, is to figure out food that reflects their style but isn’t 'going [...]

It’s D.C. Restaurant Week. Do You Care?

Monday marks the start of "Restaurant Week" in the District, with more than 200 area restaurants participating in the price-fixed meal promotion. This time around, lunch is set at $20.11 and dinner is $35.11. (Read the full list of participating eateries here.) For diners, the upside is simple: the deal offers you the chance to [...]

Bethesda, Alexandria Restaurant Weeks Now Underway

If you couldn't get enough D.C. Restaurant Week goodness, additional restaurant week deals are available in Bethesda and in Alexandria.

Friendly Reminder: Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday

In case you haven't already sketched out a plan for Restaurant Week Winter 2011, the three-course fixed-price meal deal for lunch and dinner starts Monday and officially wraps up on Jan. 23. However, a number of restaurants will extend their RW deals through the end of the month. (Young & Hungry will make note of [...]

It’s Official: D.C. Winter Restaurant Week Dates Set

If you're somebody who gets excited about Restaurant Week deals, get your calendars ready. The dates for the winter installment of the popular three-course, fixed-price meal ($20.11 for lunch and $35.11 for dinner) extravaganza have been set: Jan. 17-23. More than 200 area restaurants are participating. Expect that some of those restaurants will extend the [...]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

D.C. Beer Week had a little of everything — and a lot of a hoppy beverages — but the beer nerd's answer to Restaurant Week still took a backseat to the District's other hot trend: food trucks. The Red Hook Lobster Pound truck continues to hog all the attention, but  Y&H readers also took an [...]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Oprah not only turns books into bestsellers, but her very name also generates clicks on lowly little food blogs. I'm thinking I'll put Oprah's name on every blog headline from now on. Just think: Even Oprah Wants Michael Landrum to Open a Hell Burger in Adams Morgan! Yep, Oprah and Michael Pollan's chat session was [...]

Was the Winner of Our Restaurant Week Contest a Ringer?

Daniel Korn Daniel Korn won our Restaurant Week review contest fair and square. Of course, he's had a little practice: He's been a member of since May 2005 and has posted — I kid you not — more than 2,700 comments on that board. I asked Korn if he put a little extra effort into [...]

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. [...]