Posts Tagged ‘Ritz Carlton’

America Eats Tavern Revived in Tysons Corner

José Andrés has a new restaurant to go with his new U.S. citizenship. American Eats Tavern—formerly a year-long pop-up in Penn Quarter—has been reborn at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. The restaurant is Andrés’ ode to the history of American cuisine and initially grew out of a collaboration with the National Archives about the country’s […]

America Eats Tavern Coming to the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner

America Eats Tavern, José Andrés' year-long Penn Quarter pop-up, is making a comeback in November. This time, it's reincarnating permanently at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, previously home to Michel Richard's Michel. PR and marketing firm The Aba Agency broke the news via Twitter. The Post followed up with a story saying that the concept will be tweaked for the northern […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Chef Dating Advice Edition

Dreamy chefs like David Guas and Bryan Voltaggio share dating tips [Refinery29] The team behind Lincoln Restaurant is opening another presidential-themed eatery:  Teddy & the Bully Bar [Washington Post] President Barack Obama's visit to Taylor Gourmet visualized as an infographic [JESS3] Ten controversial restaurant policies [Zagat] Spiked snow cones at the Ritz-Carlton on 22nd Street [Metrocurean] […]

A Royal Excuse For Morning Revelry: Buffets, Bloodies, Other Options Around Town

Anglophiles are gearing up for festivities surrounding the marriage of Prince William of Wales to Catherine Middleton on April 29th. Being an oldie myself, I can remember his mother's wedding (way back in '81) having usurped morning cartoons before school, an hours-long spectacle of horse-drawn carriages and women in big dresses doing the pageant wave. […]

Quick Feeding: R.J. Cooper Shows Skin; Plus, Asparagus With ‘Girth’

Blagden Alley Tease: Over in Shaw, chef R.J. Cooper partially removed his shirt in an alleyway "in a demonstration of badassery" in advance of the opening of what promises to be his culinary center-stage spectacle at Rogue 24. [The Feast] In-Depth Vegetable News: "When buying asparagus, girth is key." Baby asparagus, you see, is just […]

Food Trucks Are Going to the Dogs

This year's Sugar & Champagne Affair, an annual fundraiser for the Washington Humane Society, is set for Feb. 1 and will feature the normal array of notables from the D.C. dining-industrial complex. There'll be food to sample from established brick-and-mortar places like Kushi, Restaurant Eve, and The Source, among others. But this year, food trucks […]

The Most Popular Blog Posts from 2009

Today and throughout the week, Y&H will be giving you a glimpse back at 2009, via the blog posts that most captured your attention. First up: the granddaddy of all aggregations, the 10 most-read items of  the year. The list is after the jump.

Gordon Ramsay Spotted Loitering the Streets of Georgetown

The dude in the white t-shirt is Gordon Ramsay. Really. This may mean something. It may mean nothing. But one of Y&H's many foot soldiers — OK, he's actually a friend of Carol Blymire's, aka Alinea at Home — spotted British bad boy Gordon Ramsay roaming the streets of Georgetown on Saturday. Given that Ramsay's […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on the Young & Hungry Blog

As you might have guessed, traffic to Y&H spiked tremendously this week on the news that celebrity chef Michel Richard had plans to move his base to the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. No other post this week had nearly as much traffic, despite the fact that Thursday was Food Day here at the paper. Michel Richard […]

Ritz Pastry Chef Jérôme Girardot Found Dead in Cameron Station Park

There's no good or delicate way to pass along such awful news, so forgive my straight-forward reportage on this: Jérôme Girardot, a respected pastry chef for the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the West End, was found dead on Monday in Ben Brenman Park in Cameron Station, just weeks after an earlier tragedy in the same neighborhood. […]