Posts Tagged ‘Takorean’

TaKorean Coming to Metro Center This Summer

The Korean taco grill also has a number of new menu items.

TaKorean Brings Korean-Style Tacos and to Navy Yard

TaKorean opens its second non-roving location in Navy Yard today with limited hours. A grand opening is scheduled for Monday, but stop by for lunch today and get three tacos for $7 instead of the regular price of  $9. The fast-casual restaurant will have the same menu as its Union Market counterpart with tacos, slaw bowls, and […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

TaKorean Opening Restaurant in Navy Yard

TaKorean is expanding from food truck and Union Market stall into a new fast-casual restaurant in Navy Yard next summer. Owner Mike Lenard says the location will offer a few new options beyond Korean-style tacos, including rice bowls with all the same toppings. TaKorean will also continue to offer salad bowls. In addition to bulgogi beef, […]

Mobilizing: How D.C.’s Food Trucks Learned to Love Lobbying

It’s Farragut Friday, and a dozen food trucks are buzzingwith office workers on their lunch breaks. But instead of feeding customers, TaKorean’s Mike Lenard and DC Slice’s Tom MacDonald stand in the middle of Farragut Square in their red “Truck Yeah!” T-shirts with a folder full of press releases and measuring tape. “There’s no guarantee […]

Vendor’s Game: Meet the Chef Behind Union Market

Union Market is chef Richie Brandenburg’s pantry. It’s lunch hour on opening day of the new high-end food emporium, and the mastermind of Union Market is strolling past the olive oils, meats, and baguettes down the bustling center aisle of the 25,000-square foot space off of 5th Street NE. He walks past vendors he once […]

More Food Trucks Go Brick-and-Mortar

Far East Taco Grille food truck is opening a brick-and-mortar location and a second truck this summer. Owner Alex Cho tells Y&H that the small grab-and-go shop near H Street NE will have an open kitchen and counter for people to stand and eat, but no seating. The menu hasn't been finalized yet, but expect the […]

This Week: Van Honsebrouck Dinner at Belga Café, Schlafly Founder at Paradiso Old Town

Here it is–the week in beer. Rrad on for some brief notes and my picks or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for the more details. PICK OF THE WEEK: Kasteel Bruin from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck in Belgium is one of the beers that turned me on to beer. I had never […]