Posts Tagged ‘Ryan Fichter’

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Wednesday

Start pumping the pain killers and throw back some water because D.C. Beer Week madness continues today with more than 20 events across the city. Once again, The Lagerheads, or at least this half of 'em, are here to help steer you in the right direction. Below are my picks for the evening, but if you […]

Thunder Burger Chef Ryan Fichter’s Latest Target: Black Bear

After serving up beer-braised alligator ribs, ostrich burgers, kangaroo sliders, turtle poppers, and, last week, yak,  Thunder Burger's exotic meat specialist Ryan Fichter is revisiting an old friend for this week's "Wild Wednesdays" special: black bear. In Young & Hungry's recent profile of the experimental young chef, Fichter noted having previously cooked black bear stew […]

Game On: Thunder Burger’s Ryan Fichter Serves Kangaroo And Other Wild Meats

A few years ago, Ryan Fichter was flipping through a copy of Maxim when he saw an article about eating wild game. He was particularly interested in the part about lion meat. It turned out that any schlub living outside of sub-Saharan Africa could order the stuff online: The king of the jungle, dethroned, deboned, […]

Lion Under Oath: Thunder Burger Promises No ‘Feline, Canine or Equine’ Meat

Apparently, there is a limit to just how wild those "Wild Wednesdays" specials at Thunder Burger can get. As first noted by the blog Burger Days, managers of the Georgetown restaurant have posted a statement on its Facebook page in response to complaints by animal rights activists over chef Ryan Fichter's reported plan to serve […]

Will Thunder Burger Let Chef Ryan Fichter Serve Lion?

"People watch Andrew Zimmern and he's eating ants and antelope and all kinds of weird stuff, so why not do it?" Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter tells Dining Bisnow. The guy who served us beer-braised alligator ribs last week has plans for all sorts of things in coming weeks: "rattlesnake, boar, alligator, antelope, turtle, llama, […]

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