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 […]
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It's not just major restaurant brands that hire social media managers. Local eateries do it too.
The Arlington locale will close after Sept. 25.
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- […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]