Posts Tagged ‘soul food’

Gillian Clark Targets a March 2011 Opening for the Georgia Ave. Meeting House

It's been nearly two years since Y&H first reported about Gillian Clark's Petworth project, the Georgia Avenue Meeting House, and since that time the chef's other planned eatery, Avenue Oven in Takoma Park, has gone the way of the Adventists. Given the lack of news about the Georgia Avenue Meeting House, I'd begun to fear […]

Mystery Solved: President Sarkozy and First Lady Bruni Split a Half-Smoke

Because I know this has been keeping you up at night — at least last night — Y&H has been tirelessly digging to find out what exactly French president Nicolas Sarkozy and first lady Carla Bruni ate during their visit yesterday to Ben's Chili Bowl. The accounts yesterday conflicted wildly. I have twice tried to talk […]

Tell the World You Eat Like the President

Y&H isn't sure why it took Ben's Chili Bowl more than a year to capitalize on Barack Obama's visit to the landmark eatery. Maybe brothers Kamal and Nizam Ali wanted to wait long enough so people forgot that, technically, Obama was only the president-elect when he dropped by in early January '09. Obama wouldn't be sworn […]

Dish of the Week: Chicken and Waffles at Restaurant 3

If you ever had any doubts about a dish's ability to cross cultural boundaries, all you need to do is look at the trajectory of chicken and waffles. Once considered a staple of soul-food joints, chicken and waffles has become a fixture at trendy neighborhood operations like Marvin and Creme, where gentrification has ensured that […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Oohhs & Aahhs

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. Once you place […]