Posts Tagged ‘Servicey Industry’

Unemployment Sucks, Consider Culinary School

Recruiters from the renown Culinary Institute of America, aka "CIA," are coming to town later this month with a pretty persuasive pitch: job growth in the food service industry is expected to outpace the national economy. Not a difficult feat, I suppose. The point: maybe it's time to consider slipping into some chef whites. Reps […]

One Hurricane Please! Get Your Area Tropical Storm Specials Here

And so it begins. Not even noon and Young & Hungry already receives its first notification of hurricane-themed specials at a D.C. watering hole. I'll be updating these as they arrive in ye olde inbox throughout the day. So check back often. But give it up for Bar Dupont, the first venue to alert us […]

Servicey Industry: Cheap Chips, Mudbug Boils, Rummy Meals

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku "Sickly cheap" cod, chips/Say, "I want a ‘1 & 1’.../and it’s half the quid"; today, "National Fish and Chips Day," May 25, $4.50 a pop, Eammon's A Little Chipper, 728 Kings Street, Alexandria, (703) 299-8384 Cajun crawfish boil/Zesty potatoes, sweet corn/Sno-Balls, condensed milk; from […]

Servicey Industry: The 411 on 901, Tackle Box, Serendipity 3

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku Frozen hot chocolate/Abraham Lincoln statue/Starfucker hotspot; Serendipity 3, opening "before Memorial Day," 3150 M St. NW Lobster rolls, grilled trout/bamboo floors, dangling buoys/cocktails, reggae tunes; Tackle Box Cleveland Park, opening June 2, 3407 Connecticut Ave NW, (202) 450-6875 Industrial chic/"sip and sup" sampling menu/craft […]

Servicey Industry: Fiorella Ah-Peetz, Saint-Ex Chili Fest, Carla Hall’s Challah

Openings, closings, events, charities, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku Roman-kind ah-peetz/Floating mozzarella trough/Blue crab, vegan pies; Fiorella Pizzeria, opening May 26, 152 National Plaza, National Harbor, Md., (301) 839-1811 Local chefs compete/Chili cook-off charity/Hot-dog eating match; from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 30, Café Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW, (202) 265-7839 Eating, […]

Servicey Industry: Harbor Fest, Olive Oil Orgy, Pizzeria da Marco, Jackson 20

Openings, closings, charities, events, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku Celebrity chefs/aroma center for wines/tastings, demos, views; 4th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival, from noon to 6 p.m., May 14-15, $45 to $150, 137 National Plaza , Md., (800) 830-3976 Taste Italian wines/iGreco and Fontodi/olive oils, too; from 5-7 p.m., May 15, $15 […]

Servicey Industry: Shake Shack, Taco Contest, Celebrity Steak Challenge

Openings, closings, revamps, events, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku "Colombia Week"/guest chef Barrientos/avant-garde tastings; starting May 10, Café Atlántico, 405 8th Street NW, (202) 393-0812 Master barista/shares best coffee recipes/win a new machine; from 2:30-4:30 p.m, May 11, Café Du Parc, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, (202) 942-7000 Celebs steak challenge/48 ounces of beef/children's […]

Servicey Industry: El Centro, Estadio, SAX, TruOrleans

Openings, closings, revamps, events, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku El Centro, tacos/Tequila, more tequila/Rooftop patio; opening May 5, 1819 14th St. NW, (202) 328-3131 Estadio, lunch/Tortilla Espanola/Pinxtos and tapas; starting May 10, 1520 14th Street NW, (202) 319-1404 SAX, a lavish lounge/Fondues, flatbreads, canapés/Champagne, cocktails, beer; opening May 13, 734 11th St. NW, […]

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