Posts Tagged ‘Roger Marmet’

Get Your Gourmet Dirty-Water Dogs and Corn Dogs at Roofers Union Tonight

The group behind Cleveland Park’s Ripple officially opens Roofers Union in the Reef’s former space tonight. The restaurant will showcase Ripple chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley’s take on everyday, casual foods, like cipollini onions rings, bratwurst, and andouille corn dogs. Unlike its more upscale sister restaurant, Roofers Union will offer a fairly constant menu at lower prices, with dishes […]

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 […]

Y&H Dips His Toe into Cleveland Park’s Ripple

Diggs' saba-glazed pork belly with albacore tuna Speaking of TLC programming, the owner of Ripple in Cleveland Park used to be the head of the cable channel back before he resigned in 2005. If Roger Marmet has scaled down his ambitions since his days at TLC, he has done so smartly with this wine-centered restaurant […]