Posts Tagged ‘Scott Drewno’

The Source’s Scott Drewno Is the First Guest Chef at G Sandwich Shop

Every month, Mike Isabella hands over Graffiato's kitchen to guest chefs from around the country for rowdy Industry Takeover Nights. Now, he's also letting fellow chefs into the kitchen at G sandwich shop as well. Each month, the menu will feature a different sandwich created by someone from another restaurant. The Source chef Scott Drewno […]

Snakes on a Plate: Snakehead Abounds, Except on Menus

Since the northern snakehead turned up in a lake in Crofton, Md., in 2002, the fish has loomed in the public imagination as a dark, monstrous invader. The presence of snakehead worried scientists, who knew that any invasive species poses an ecological threat; it concerned recreational anglers, who fretted that the snakehead, which has no […]

Brood and Drink: Cicada Recipe Suggestions

In the coming weeks, Cicada Brood II will invade the D.C. area. Instead of whipping out the bug spray, reach for a frying pan. Cicadas are edible, and possibly even delicious. (Plus, the sizzle of hot oil is far more appealing than the deafening rattle of cicadas’ mating calls.) Nymph cicadas have a chewy texture, […]

Soy, Interrupted

Tofu used to be one of the only items on The Source’s menu not made in house. But two months ago, executive chef Scott Drewno began making his own spice- and herb-infused version of the soy-milk staple. “A lot of times when you get store-bought tofu, it just tastes like the packaging,” Drewno says. “Tofu […]

Authentic-ish

Chef Haidar Karoum had never professionally cooked Spanish food before the 2010 opening of Estadio in Logan Circle. But his tortilla española with sweet hot peppers could give the real deal a run for its money. The French-trained chef, who’s half-Irish and half-Lebanese, learned the recipe in Rioja, Spain. He visited the country for the […]

Can Scott Drewno Repeat As D.C.’s Pork King?

The local, um, leg of Cochon 555, aka "The Pork Olympics," is coming up April 22. Today, organizers announced this year's cheftestants who, as the Post reports, will compete to break down whole pigs into the best bite-sized dishes. Last year's victor, The Source's Scott Drewno, will return to defend his title against, among others, […]

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

BLT Steak gets the Obama bump [ABC News] Our favorite sandwich maker, Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, is being released from the hospital today. Speedy healing, chef! [WaPo] Here's a blast from the past: Bennigan's is staging a comeback in D.C. and elsewhere [Market Watch] The Source's Scott Drewno is cooking at Toki Underground for […]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. According to the Baltimore Sun, Spike Gjerde of Charm City's acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen begins a five-night stint on Jan. 24, standing in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Gjerde is the third chef so […]

Going Rogue: Guest Chefs Andrés, Drewno, Voltaggio Fill-In For Ailing R.J. Cooper

A slew of notable local toques, including Bryan Voltaggio, José Andrés, Scott Drewno, and Katsuya Fukushima—as well as several celebrated cooks from out of town—will be pinch-hitting at Rogue 24 over the next several months as James Beard Award-winning chef R.J. Cooper undergoes open-heart surgery. These "Rogue Sessions," as the week-long guest appearances have been […]

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