Posts Tagged ‘Society Fair’

Local Food and Drink Holiday Gift Guide

The city’s boom in food incubators and small-batch producers means a lot more holiday gift options for locavore food and drink lovers this year. From hot sauce to fancy marshmallows to tonics, here are some D.C.-made products to give—or just keep for yourself. SAUCE Little Red Fox Hot Sauce $7 In addition to stocking its shelves […]

Instagramming Food Porn For Restaurants? That’s A Real Job.

It's not just major restaurant brands that hire social media managers. Local eateries do it too.

Arlington’s Bar TNT and Society Fair to Relocate to D.C.

The Arlington locale will close after Sept. 25.

Remixology: Make Us a Drink With Four Loko

Where: Society Fair, 277 S. Washington St., Alexandria Bartender: Todd Thrasher Mystery Ingredient: Four Loko malt liquor Bartender Response: “It’s really bad. It’s like coating my mouth,” Thrasher said after trying a sip of lemonade-flavored Four Loko. “I feel like I should shotgun it.” What We Got: An electric lemonade with fluffy shaved ice, peach- […]

Wholly Cow

Chefs like to brag about their nose-to-tail cooking. But once you’ve served diners every part of the animal, what’s the next step? Apparently, it’s hanging the hides on the walls: At least three local restaurants use cowskins as decor. Yeehaw? Society Fair 277 S. Washington St., Alexandria Chapel Hill Farm in Berryville, Va., provided the […]

Bar Sprawl

Todd Thrasher pulls a lighter out of his pocket and holdsthe flame to a slice of grapefruit rind. There’s a tiny poof of black smoke as he rubs aromatic oils around the rim of a glass, using the rind to stir the orange drink with Aperol, gin, Macchu Pisco, and five drops of salt water. […]

Chef Cathal Armstrong Can Kick Your Ass

Chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong may not have won at this year's James Beard or RAMMY awards, but he's going for another type of gold—in taekwondo. Armstrong, who is a blue betl, and his family flew into Dallas yesterday to compete in the weeklong USA Taekwondo National Championships. He started the sport more than a year […]

In The ‘Burbs: Bryan Voltaggio Has A Lot Going On; Plus, BBQ Intrigue In Crystal City

A semi-regular roundup of tantalizing developments outside the District Frederick, Md.—Volt's Bryan Voltaggio not only has his sprawling $2 million North Market Kitchen concept in the works. The former Top Chef contestant tells WaPo critic Tom Sietsema that he's also opening a 30-seat soup-and-sandwich joint called Lunchbox, as well as a yet-unnamed diner coming this […]

Former Inox Sommelier John Wabeck Joins Restaurant Eve Team

Starting on Tuesday, former Inox sommelier and New Heights chef John Wabeck will join the Eat Good Food Group, the ever-expanding company that already runs four of the finest establishments in Old Town, including Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's, and The Majestic. "We're very excited," says co-owner Meshelle Armstrong about the company's new hire. "Hopefully he can […]

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