Posts Tagged ‘Ripple’

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 […]

Don’t Scrap the Stems! Crispy Beet Greens at Ripple

Finding animal brains, limbs and tongues on menus has become a fairly normal occurrence in Washington. Dupont's Eola offers a special tasting menu of offal and Bar Pilar fries pig ears into crispy strips. Nose-to-tail dining has switched from adventure eating to a moral crusade, allowing thoughtful omnivores to rationalize the killing of an animal by eating every […]

Quick Feeding: Lancaster Eats Coming to 14th Street

Lancaster County Connection: Do you like Amish- and Mennonite-prepared food? Then get ready to live less simply. "The farmers and manufacturers of food in Lancaster have really been stepping it up in quality recently to move beyond 'Dutchy' fare, and are providing high-end products that meet the standards of more discerning customers in urban environments." […]

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