Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

Where to Find Tax Day Food and Drink Deals

Three things in D.C. life are certain: death, taxes, and Tax Day food and drink deals. Whether you’re spending a big refund or looking for something cheap after emptying your pockets to Uncle Sam, these bars and restaurants have you covered. Email with additional specials, and we'll update the list. BLT Steak  1625 I […]

Cafe Green and Java Green Owe More Than $133,000 in D.C. Taxes

The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue has suspended operations at vegan restaurants Cafe Green and Java Green. Eater got ahold of Cafe Green manager Wes Rubbin yesterday, who said the restaurants needed $40,000 to reopen. Lien documents from the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue reveal they owe $133,344 (including penalties and interest). The restaurants […]

Roberto Donna Making Progress on Payments to Arlington

In some sour news out of Arlington County, a number of restaurants have been falling behind on their meals taxes. But "in a somewhat bright spot," ARLNow reports, "former Bebo Trattoria owner Roberto Donna appears to be making his court-ordered repayments to the county. Bebo now owes $153,715.976, which is more than any other establishment […]

The Ultimate Sin Tax

When budgets run short, American lawmakers love to take a bite out of those trio of scoundrels known as gasoline, tobacco, and alcohol, with the hope that governments will fill their coffers and we'll cut down our consumption.  Never mind that taxes haven't helped much in at least one category. But now comes the news […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

François Haeringer tested his last sauce on Tuesday. What a terrible week for fans of the local restaurant scene. First Inox closes, then Roberto Donna admits to embezzling tax money from Arlington County, and finally the great chef François Haeringer passes away at age 91, working right to the end. You were clicking like mad […]

No Jail Time for Cho, But He’s Still Full of Beans

If you haven't read it yet, check out Rend Smith's excellent summation of Nick Cho's sales tax woes. The former mad man at Murky Coffee won't be doing any jail time, but he still has a price to pay: Namely $190,000 in back taxes and penalties. Reports Smith: In order to pay the tax money […]

Random Foodie History: Why Waterford Crystal Was Founded in Ireland

If you haven't yet paged through James and Kay Salter's Life Is Meals, a sort of daily prayer book for foodaholics, do yourself the favor.  I was randomly flipping through it today and fell upon the entry for July 17, which details the founding of the company that would become Waterford Crystal in Ireland, of […]