Posts Tagged ‘richie brandenburg’

H Street NE Bars and Restaurants Reach Out to Their Deaf Neighbors

“Are you ready to start?” the trivia announcer shouts into the microphone at H Street NE restaurant Vendetta. Silence. The place is so quiet that the bartenders don’t need to speak above a whisper, and I can hear a group across the room clink its beer glasses. Yet the place is packed for a Monday […]

What Happened to Capital City Diner?

Last April, the former Capital City Diner was trucked out of Trinidad to a new home at Union Market. Since then, Y&H has heard barely a peep about the fate of the 1940s-era diner. It's still sitting on concrete blocks behind the market. And it looks like that won't change anytime soon. Edens Director of Culinary Strategy Richie […]

Vendor’s Game: Meet the Chef Behind Union Market

Union Market is chef Richie Brandenburg’s pantry. It’s lunch hour on opening day of the new high-end food emporium, and the mastermind of Union Market is strolling past the olive oils, meats, and baguettes down the bustling center aisle of the 25,000-square foot space off of 5th Street NE. He walks past vendors he once […]