Posts Tagged ‘Ristorante Tosca’

Thally Opens in Shaw Today

First things first: the 'h' is silent in Thally, the new "modern American" restaurant and bar opening in Shaw today. It's pronounced like Tally-Ho—a phrase you'll see printed in giant letters against a teal background when you walk into the brick and magenta-accented 70-seat dining room. Tally-Ho was the name of the stables, built in […]

Quick Feeding: Obamas Dine at Lobbyist Central; Pho 14 Expanding

The Usual Powerful People Dining at the Usual Power Dining Spot: On the evening before Mother's Day, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dined at Ristorante Tosca downtown, a place popular with powerful folks, lobbyists, and rainmakers. [Obama Foodorama, WaPo] Improvements Pho the Future: Pho 14 in Columbia Heights will be expanding its […]

Quick Feeding: Uniontown as an Anacostia Incubator

Restaurant Real Estate: Y&H's colleague over at Housing Complex, Lydia DePillis, points out how the process of reaching Anacostia's new Uniontown Bar and Grill by foot will bring many newcomers to the stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue between the neighborhood's Green Line station and W Street SE. And that should lead to additional […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Even without its brewpub option, Fire Station 1 Restaurant and Brewing Co. continues to fascinate readers, if only to see how far the Silver Spring project has strayed from its original plan. Whatever the reason, you clicked on this item by the hundreds, making it the most popular post from last week. It just barely […]

Shooting Blanks: Lobby Protesters at Ristorante Tosca

I'm sure it sounded like a good idea to the protesters gathering this week to expose the corporate network trying to derail Wall Street reform: interrupt the lobbyists as they lunch at the favorite downtown haunt. There was only one problem with the plan: The protesters, organized by the Chicago-based National People's Action (*) and […]

Haven’t Made Restaurant Week Plans Yet? Y&H Has Last-Minute Suggestions.

Tonight officially kicks off winter D.C. Restaurant Week, which means that if you haven't already secured your reservations to the city's finest, priciest dining rooms, you're pretty much screwed.  Because, let's be honest, if you're not hitting the most expensive restaurants, you're not getting much bang for your buck during RW. Once you start figuring […]