Posts Tagged ‘Ripple’

Cocktail Guess: Make Me a Drink Worthy of an Olympic Gold Medal

Where: Sidebar, 8081 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring Bartender Response: Laughter What We Got: A “Private Dancer” with berry-infused Plymouth gin, agave syrup, and lemon juice, garnished with a basil leaf Price: $10 How It Tasted: Our drinking companion described it as “Smarties in a glass.” The drink was fruity and tart, and the large, flat […]

The Cheesiest Bar in DC

Booze may no longer be the best thing at the bar. To celebrate its two-year anniversary, Ripple in Cleveland Park has created a “Grilled Cheese Bar,” putting an upscale twist on the classic comfort food. The specialty menu is only available at the bar, where chefs make the sandwiches at a charcuterie station. Customers can […]

How Many Grateful Dead Songs Can Roger Marmet Turn Into D.C. Restaurants?

Today's announcement that Ripple owner Roger Marmet would be opening a new mini gourmet market called Sugar Magnolia, located right next door to his existing Cleveland Park eatery, had Y&H wondering about the restaurateur's branding strategy. I mean, really? Ripple? Sugar Magnolia? Sounds like somebody dusted off an old LP (specifically, the Grateful Dead's 1970 […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Secret Supper Club Edition

Take a peek inside D.C.'s secret "Hush" supper club. [New York Times] More secrets: Ripple is mum on the details about its new bakery. [Washingtonian] Tube meat finally gets its own week. [DCist] Which D.C. food blogger makes the best lamb dish? [Fans of Lamb] Let Birch & Barley's Tiffany MacIsaac show you how to […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Garden & Gun Edition

Cedric Maupillier's Mintwood Place opens Jan. 29 in Adams Morgan. Here's a sneak peek at the menu and check out the tagliatelle bolognese pictured above. [Eater DC] Cookie-themed café Uncle Chip's has opened in Truxton Circle [Prince of Petworth] Oh, truck it: The guys behind nightspots Ultrabar, Lima, and Barcode are launching two new food […]

The Wall Street Journal Is Not Impressed With D.C.’s Veritas Wine Bar

Wall Street Journal wine columnist Lettie Teague made a brief visit to D.C. recently and managed to fit in a few sips at some of the District's more vino-centric establishments. She liked Ripple and had some nice things to say about District Commons but wasn't terribly impressed with Veritas Wine Bar: "The room was pitch-black […]

‘Shroom for Improvement: The Politics of the Vegetarian Entree

Michael Landrum has been getting some flak lately over his portobello mushroom caps. Landrum’s Arlington eatery, Ray’s the Steaks, offers a slew of entrées for diners to choose from, including 21 different plates of beef and four kinds of seafood dishes. But, if you happen to be vegetarian, the ’shrooms, marinated in balsamic vinegar, grilled […]

Ale You Can Eat: D.C. Chefs Tap into Craft Beer Craze

There’s a very subtle flavor lurking amid the bright dollops of foamy sunshine that surround some juicy cuts of venison on my plate at Ripple in Cleveland Park. It’s hard to put my finger on it, even as I dip that digit into the bubbly yellow glop and dab it on my tongue repeatedly. Beneath […]

57 Reasons to Hate Homemade Ketchup

There may be no better embodiment of our collective condiment fetish than the National Harbor restaurant simply titled Ketchup. Its U-shaped bar glows in saucy neon red. Its walls feature artworks honoring the squeeze bottle. Its signature dish, the “threesome,” involves three styles of French fries accompanied by six kinds of ketchup—a kinky comfort food […]

Chefs Veg Out: Logan Cox of Ripple

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Logan Cox Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Ripple Twitter: @ChefLoganCox Cooking Since: I […]

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