Posts Tagged ‘seafood’

Careful What You Fish For: Is Local Rockfish Safe to Eat?

D.C. officials are warning that one of the region’s staple fish is unsafe to eat.

Ivy City Smokehouse Wants to Change the Way D.C. Eats Seafood

Ivy City Smokehouse will also feature a restaurant.

Preview Seafood Counter Albright Special at 2 Birds 1 Stone

A nine-course seafood meal is $47.

Gut Reaction: Eat the Rich Brunch Puts All Seafood Platters to Shame

If you want to eat a huge mound of seafood, your best bet is generally some sort of fancy raw bar platter. Prepare to plonk down $65 minimum. But Shaw oyster bar Eat The Rich has an impressive Sunday brunch alternative: the Grand Chesapeake Boil for Two. Grand indeed. For $38, you get a fisherman's […]

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 […]

Summer of Seafood

Summertime means a flare-up in cravings for soft-shell crabs and fish tacos. Fortunately, D.C.’s newest restaurants are serving up some stellar seafood, even if that’s not their main attraction. Here are six Y&H-approved seafood dishes from six new hotspots. Baja beer-battered mahi-mahi with grilled pineapple salsa and jalapeno MXDC, 600 14th St. NW Three for […]

“Don’t Boycott! We’re Caps Fans!” Legal Sea Foods Chef Says

Part of the scuttlebutt among local Caps fans today has involved a potential boycott of Boston-based products and businesses in the build-up to tonight's deciding Game 7 against the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins. One particular Beantown-based outfit here in D.C. is caught in the cross-hairs. I'm referring, of course, to the Chinatown outpost of […]

Gut Reaction: Elisir’s Branzino Carpaccio Is A Smoky Treat (But Don’t Eat The Wood Chips!)

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant. Of the various al la carte offerings at chef Enzo Fargione's new Elisir restaurant (roughly pronounced ale-ee-zeer), which opened on Wednesday, the smoked carpaccio di branzino immediately snagged my attention. The $18 fish dish comes served in […]

Tackle Box Reopens In Georgetown

Five months after a fire ravaged the joint, Tackle Box is back in business in Georgetown. The restaurant announced its somewhat delayed reopening on Tuesday via Twitter: "We are so glad to be back up and running in Georgetown!" The same blaze also took out adjacent sustainable seafood spot Hook, which proprietor Jonathan Umbel, who […]

The Pearl Piquant Help It

For all the Cajun-Creole-themed cooking going on inWashington these days, you’d think the city would see a sudden spike in capsaicin overdoses. Not so. The stuff that generally passes for New Orleans-style fare around here would barely register on the Scoville scale. To put it mildly, so to speak: My first bowls of gumbo and […]