Posts Tagged ‘steak frites’

French Restaurant Maxime Replaces Rialto in Georgetown

One of the main attractions is steak frites.

Medium Rare Begins Serving Steak Frites on Barracks Row Today

Restaurateur Mark Bucher opens the second D.C. location of his Cleveland Park steak frites restaurant Medium Rare today at 5 p.m. on Barracks Row. The new spot has the same menu as the original spot, which means for $19.50 you get bread, a mixed green salad, and steak with "secret sauce" and fries. That's pretty […]

Steak Frites Restaurant Medium Rare Coming to Barracks Row

Fans of Cleveland Park's Medium Rare will soon be able to get their steak frites fix at a second D.C. location on Barracks Row. The restaurant is taking over the Fusion Grill space at 515 8th St. NW and hopes to be open by the holidays. Stay tuned for more details. Photo by Jessica Sidman

Spike Mendelsohn’s Steak-Frites Burger Falls Flat In South Beach

Of all the D.C. food scenesters to show up for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami this past weekend—sightings included Graffiato's Mike Isabella, Proof/Estadio's Mark Kuller, Red Apron Butchery's Nate Anda, and BGR: The Burger Joint's Mark Bucher—perhaps none made a grander entrance than Spike Mendelsohn. The Good Stuff Eatery owner arrived […]

Is Spike Mendelsohn Opening a Steak Frites Place?

It seems that opening up new locations of Good Stuff Eatery in Georgetown and Crystal City (among other places) isn't all that Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn is up to these days. Y&H just obtained a copy of a letter from Mendelsohn's sister and spokesperson, Micheline Mendelsohn, to First Lady Michelle Obama, a sometime Good […]

Michael Landrum Reopens Ray’s the Steaks at East River

Michael Landrum's pioneering Ward 7 restaurant Ray's the Steaks at East River (ranked No. 39 on City Paper's list of D.C.'s 44 Most Powerful Restaurants for demonstrating that a nice sit-down restaurant could survive in that under-served part of town) reopened over the weekend after a few months of retooling. "Our goal is to provide […]

Saturday is National Filet Mignon Day: Get Yours at Lost Society, Save Five Bucks

Break out the steak knives! Aug. 13 is apparently National Filet Mignon Day. New "boutique steakhouse" Lost Society at 14th and U Streets NW is observing the beefy holiday on Saturday with a 20 percent discount on its own buttery filet (pictured) prepared by former Smith & Wollensky chef Joseph Evans. Just $22.60—you save five […]

At Medium Rare, ‘Second Helpings’ Means Two. Just Two.

Who could argue with the concept of free refills? Especially when it comes to steak. So Young & Hungry was understandably psyched to hear the news of just such a concept at Medium Rare, restaurateur Mark Bucher's beefy new eatery in Cleveland Park. According to Washington Post critic Tom Sietsema, "[s]econd helpings are part of […]

Final Thoughts on the Death of Les Halles

I hadn't eaten at Brasserie Les Halles in months, and probably longer than a year, when word of its demise reached me. My memory of the place was decidedly mixed: I admired its steak frites but hated its increasingly corporate attitude. The lowlight for me came earlier this year when I walked into Les Halles, […]