Posts Tagged ‘Sushi Rock’

Drink The Vote

The stomach is not only the way to the heart: At some establishments, it’s also the way to your vote. Several area restaurants are getting in on election mania by offering Democratic- and Republican-themed drinks—and subsequently tallying sales to help predict the election. (Because the amount of blue curaçao in your cocktail is directly proportionate […]

The Stadium Club Combines Steaks and Strippers

The Stadium Club isn't the first strip joint — oh, I can feel the owner cringing now about the use of that cheap term — to inject  steakhouse sophistication into a business of peddling another kind of flesh. I used to live in Houston, otherwise known as the Strip Joint Capital of the Free World, […]

Sushi Rock Hires Former SEI Sous Chef

After three months of searching and 10 different tastings, the ownership group of the forthcoming Sushi Rock has selected its opening chef for the Arlington restaurant, which will combine Japanese cuisine with delusions of pop-star grandeur. The Public Group has plucked Sonny Tena, a former sous chef at SEI in Penn Quarter. "Sonny is the […]

Food News You Can Use: Where in the World Is Frank Morales?

Michael Landrum gobbles up more kitchen talent It didn't take Frank Morales long to land on his feet. Just weeks after parting ways with Jackie Greenbaum and her industrial go-go/modern American eatery, Jackie's in Silver Spring, Morales found a new gig. It's our lead item in this edition of Food News You Can Use: Michael Landrum […]

Sushi Rock Scheduled to Open Next Month in Former Yaku Space

With its Spinal Tap-like logo, Sushi Rock will share one other trait with the 1984 rockumentary: faux rawk-star glamor. The new concept from the folks behind Public Bar will mix Japanese cuisine with American rock 'n' roll in an environment that Tony Hudgins, a managing partner for Public Group, says will make diners feel like […]