Posts Tagged ‘Spanish cuisine’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Virgin Sangria Edition

Rumor du jour: Cava Mezze could be coming to Columbia Heights [Prince of Petworth] José Andrés' new D.C. food truck, Pepe, will serve six kinds of flautas and one kind of sangria: the non-alcoholic kind. [Eater DC] Looking for someone to blame for the demise of Capital City Diner? Look no farther than scandal-scarred politico […]

More Mike Isabella Gossip: Graffiato Guy Linked to Georgetown’s Hook

In town for the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertainment Show over the weekend, comely kitchen vixen Giada De Laurentiis dished up some tantalizing D.C. restaurant gossip, telling Endless Simmer's Russell Warnick: “Georgetown needs some better food gosh darn it, and I hear that [Graffiato's] Mike [Isabella]’s gonna open up a place there, a Spanish/Mexican food place. […]

José Andrés to Open a Second Bazaar in South Beach

Details are still coming in, but a reliable source tells Y&H that José Andrés will soon announce plans to the local media to open a second The Bazaar by José Andrés on South Beach in Miami. The restaurant, which earned four stars when it debuted in Los Angeles, will be located in the historic Ritz […]

Happy 40th Birthday, Jose Andres

I have no idea when José Andrés' real birth date is, but I know they're celebrating the Spanish chef's 40th tonight at an undisclosed location, kind of like Dick Cheney might , only with actual friends involved in this case. In a weird case of synchronicity, a City Paper employee met today with a publicist […]

Did Y&H Get Played by Canales Deli Over the Price of Iberico?

Despite its portmanteau name that dredges up images of those foot-fetish Georgetown boutiques, Cheesetique is, without a doubt, my favorite cheese shop in the area (not to mention a two-time Best of D.C. winner). The staff here is sort of the anti-Ray Bowers, the chronically cranky cheesemonger who runs Bowers Fancy Dairy Products in the […]

Highlights from Last Night’s Spanish ‘Vanguard Cuisine’ Talk

Dufresne, Andrés, and Colman: foaming over Spanish avant-garde cooking Chefs Wylie Dufresne and José Andrés took to the stage last night at the National Museum of American History and said that, despite all the hype and hero-worship around him, Ferran Adrià is indeed the man responsible for the foams, spherifications, and other elements of modern […]