Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Market Research: Purslane

  Ingredient: Purslane What: Word seems to be out about purslane. When I arrived at the 14th and U streets NW farmers market on Saturday morning a mere hour and a half after opening, every vendor save one was out of the not-particularly-well-known succulent. Mexican Cultural Institute chef Patricia Jinich says the plant, known as […]

Lettuce Rocks No More: Mixt Greens, R.I.P.

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, "You don't win friends with salad." So it seems for Mixt Greens, which, according to Prince of Petworth, is abruptly abandoning the D.C. market, a place seemingly saturated with leafy rivals, including Chop't and Sweetgreen. Signage at the K Street NW location (pictured above) seems to confirm this. […]

Free Cupcakes! Rabbit Dishes Out 5,000 Treats at Clarendon Debut

Aaron Gordon's suburban roughage hub Rabbit officially opens on Thursday. If a simple salad isn't enough to entice you to visit, maybe a sugary treat will change your mind. The Clarendon newcomer is welcoming folks from the neighborhood with complimentary Red Velvet cupcakes from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (While supplies last, of course.) Gordon […]

Rabbit Preview Party Postponed By Reported Fire

Organizers are citing a fire at an adjacent eatery for spoiling their plans for a preview party tonight at Aaron Gordon's forthcoming Rabbit restaurant in Clarendon: Dear Attendee, There was a just a fire in the restaurant next door to Rabbit and they cannot get it fixed in the next few hours. THEREFORE, WE CANNOT […]

No Real Rabbit at Rabbit Restaurant, Just ‘Rabbit Food’

Rabbit, the latest effort from Tangysweet and Red Velvet Cupcakery proprietor Aaron Gordon, is scheduled to open in Clarendon in late July. Just to be clear: the place derives its name from the phrase "rabbit food," that is, salads and such, which it will serve. Not actual rabbit, as in bunny meat, a rep recently […]

It’s a Great Day for Soup, But What About a Soupdrink?

While it's hard to quantify whether today's weather as "a big snow," it's easy to agree that today is a great day for soup. For me, a giant bowl of soup with chunky vegetables—with some sort of cream base—always seems like a great idea as winter weather sets in. But I've been in the mood […]

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