Posts Tagged ‘Rosa Mexicano’

Huitlacoche: ‘Mexican Truffle’ or ‘Excrement of the Gods’?

“What is this stuff?” my somewhat startled dining companion whispers across our table at Casa Oaxaca in Adams Morgan. I'm sure it’s a common question for those who order dishes containing huitlacoche, or corn smut, a rather questionable-looking byproduct of disease-ridden maize that's been eaten since the days of the Mayans and Aztecs. The stuff […]

Have Some Flanken Respect: Passover Dining in D.C.

Has that infamous Jewish guilt gotten to you? Please your mother and check out some Passover dining options in the District. The holiday starts at sundown tonight. Find the Afikoman: The 16th Street JCC is holding a "green" seder on Tuesday. Buy a ticket online and bring your own kiddush cup. Washington DCJCC, Community Second Night Seder, $54/ticket. […]

Quick Feeding: Expansions, Exits, and Debuts

Planned Expansions: New York's Rosa Mexicano, which has a D.C. outpost adjacent to the Verizon Center, is planning to open a new location in Friendship Heights. [WBJ] Welcome to the Neighborhood! The multi-city food blog network Eater has finally set up shop in the nation's capital. [Eater D.C.] New Positions: Carla Hall has joined the […]

Saturday Night Tasting Club: Hot on the Trail for a Decent Salsa

Click on charts to enlarge. The Shitheads convened Saturday night for the first of what we hope will be numerous Tasting Clubs in which we compare and rate (mostly) local products in the same category. Since lead Shithead Jim conceived the club, he deemed that we'd launch our endeavor by passing judgment on salsas. It […]