Posts Tagged ‘Rogue 24’

R.J. Cooper Says He Will Leave Rogue 24 at the End of The Year (Updated)

Cooper says he plans to work with a major hotel company to open a restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Brewer of Rogue Ales Sues Rogue 24 for Trademark Infringement

Rogue Ales producer Oregon Brewing Company filed a lawsuit against Rogue 24 and chef/owner R.J. Cooper last week for trademark infringement. Oregon Brewing Company, which operates 11 restaurants and brewpubs with the mark "Rogue" on the West Coast, owns the trademark "Rogue" for restaurants, pubs, and alcoholic beverages and has been using the name since […]

Up Next at Hogo: Rogue 24 Chef RJ Cooper

Chef Ed Hardy's Scandinavian menu at rum bar Hogo comes to an end after Saturday. Taking his place in the rotating kitchen beginning Tuesday is Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, who will preview potential dishes from his forthcoming Mosaic District restaurant Gypsy Soul. Cooper calls the cuisine "Southern ground interpretations of regional cooking." The dishes at […]

Molecular Astronomy

José Andrés’ Minibar is back and more expensive than ever. Instead of a piddly $150 per person, the 20-plus course tasting now costs $225 (before tax and tip). What else could you eat around D.C. for that kind of cash? Here are some suggestions: Graphic by Carey Jordan

Last Night’s Leftovers: Lobster Roll Edition

The lowdown on lobster rolls, including Rogue 24's reinvented version with dehydrated lobster roe powder in edible Japanese obulato paper [WSJ] Former Elisir and Quench mixologist Steve Oshana joins BLT Steak. [Washingtonian] Why you shouldn't jump from one rooftop bar to another [HuffPost] Hee Been Asian Bistro in Arlington has closed. [ARLnow] Get the Johnny cakes at Kangaroo […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Larger Portions, Cheaper Prices Edition

R.J. Cooper's Rogue 24 to offer shorter tasting menus with larger portions, cheaper prices [Eater] La Forchetta's Roberto Donna is taking it easy with the eggs these days [Post] Spike Mendelsohn's "Sunnyside" burger is messy, but it doesn't suck. [Burger Days] Have a drink and vent with Raynold Mendizabal at Black & Orange [Blade] Try […]

Scene Steelers: Blue 44 in Chevy Chase Has Winning Formula, So-So Menu

Amid all the splashy restaurant openings of the past year, Blue 44, which opened in April 2011, barely made a blip on the otherwise ultra-attentive radar of the District’s largely young professional-driven foodie culture. There’s a good reason for that: Unlike Elisir, Fiola, Graffiato, Little Serow, Rogue 24, and Toki Underground, among other hugely hyped […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Open, Actually Edition

Some things to expect at Rasika West End, opening next week. [Zagat] Take a peek at La Forchetta, opening April 2. [HuffPo] Traveling food truck restaurant Uncurbed DC is popping up at the former Singapore Bistro space. [Prince of Petworth] Three Little Pigs is now closed on Tuesday. [Facebook] Mike Isabella's Bandolero is hiring. [Twitter] […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Eight-Pound StrasBurger Edition

The Post's food section is probably sticking with its star-rating system. [Post] Here's how Boundary Road prepared for President Barack Obama's recent visit [ABC News] Among the new concessions at Nationals Park this spring: an eight-pound "StrasBurger." [Post] Here's what guest chef Katsuya Fukushima was cooking up at Rogue 24 last week. [City Eats] A […]

Mike Isabella Wins ‘People’s Best New Chef’ Mid-Atlantic

Congrats to Graffiato boss and recent Washington City Paper cover boy Mike Isabella, the winner of "People's Best New Chef" for the Mid-Atlantic region, as voted by the readers of Food & Wine magazine.  Tim Byres of Smoke in Dallas (a recent guest chef at Rogue 24) is the overall winner for 2012. Cover photo […]