Posts Tagged ‘Tabard Inn’

Fast-Casual Chinese Restaurant, Chao Ku, Coming to Shaw

Get ready for some dan dan noodles.

Where to find New York-Style Bagels This Weekend (Updated)

If there’s one thing Washingtonians love to complain about, it’s the lack of decent bagels in D.C. So here's some good news: Jeremiah Cohen, the former general manager at Tabard Inn, is scouting locations to bring a bagel shop to D.C. In the meantime, his Bullfrog Bagels will be sold at Cork Market on 14th Street NW this Friday through […]

Tonight at Jack Rose, D.C. Mixologists Compete for Best Rickey 2011

It's been a banner summer for the Rickey. After finally earning the official distinction as D.C.'s native cocktail with much fanfare in July, the local libation is the subject of some intense competition on Monday night, as area mixologists unveil their most creative takes on the drink in pursuit of "Best Rickey 2011" honors. Finalists […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: How Powerful Is Minibar Really?

Dishes We Dug: Maine-style lobster roll (pictured) at Luke's Lobster; baked beans with burnt ends at Hill Country; chapulines (sautéed grasshoppers) at Oyamel; fried zeppoles with rum crème anglaise at Policy. Dishes We Didn't: Slow cooked beef brisket on a potato roll at The Diner–dry enough to qualify as jerky. Venues Notably Missing From City […]

Local Vendors Set to ‘Get Dirty’ at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Forget the food trucks, the pop-up restaurants, the European bakery and the tequila bar. What's establishing D.C. as a non-second-tier city? The arrival of the Summer Fancy Food Show. Okay. Maybe not. But it is coming nonetheless, July 10-12, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. And while there will be samples of more than 180,000 products, […]

Brickskeller Finally Pulls the Plug

Walking down the steps into the Brickskeller's rathskeller-like lower-level warren on Saturday night, I was confronted by a spectacled goon who curtly asked if he could help me, only to let me know he wouldn't. “The bar's full,” he grunted, ushering me toward the upstairs section of the bar. The doorman upstairs was almost as […]

Pedro Matamoros Has Got Your Number at 8407

  I have to admit, I never quite understood why chef Pedro Matamoros suddenly left his first restaurant, Nicaro on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, and decided to open another one just blocks away. In some ways, his previous address seemed like the better real estate, just a block or so from the revitalized downtown […]

A Rickey Without Lime Wins the Rickey Contest. Y&H Wants Some Answers!

The upstairs room at Bourbon in Adams Morgan was packed Monday night with bartenders, mixologists, restaurateurs, journalists, and even the occasional priest. They were all there to knock back a cocktail or two and find out who makes the best Rickey in the region. It was the D.C. Craft Bartenders Guild's annual celebration of the […]