Posts Tagged ‘Teaism’

Oolong on U Street: Teaism Bags its Fourth D.C. Location

Developer Josh Adler tells Y&H colleague Lydia DePillis that Asian-themed chai and Bento box hub Teaism has officially signed a lease for a new location at the Moderno condo building, located at the corner of 12th and U Streets NW. The retail signing had been rumored since late May. With the addition of the new […]

ROC-United Supports the People Who Actually Cook and Serve You Food

A couple of weeks ago, I was telling you about Don Rockwell's fledgling campaign to start an independent restaurant association that would represent workers in the hospitality industry, right down to providing them health care. Little did I know that there already was an organization in town trying to do exactly that. A few days […]

Food News You Can Use: Bourbon Classes and Scented Billboards

It's just another manic Monday, which means of course, it's time for the news. Let's get to it. C'est la vie: neighborhood pet shop Chateau Animaux is set to become not one, but two new restaurants. (ANC Norm) What's that smell? Restaurants have started using scented billboards to attract customers on America's highways. Imagine if […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Update: Who’s Really Deserving?

The Five Guys burger in all its unfiltered glory We're down to the wire on the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame contest. You have only until Friday to cast your vote. As you likely know by now, the top five dishes will be part of the hall's inaugural class, with more plates to be inducted […]

Tomorrow Is National Cookie Day, So Get Baking

The Amy-eos at Dean & DeLuca Or just visit your favorite bakery instead. Assuming you have one other than Teaism, that is. Earlier this week, I asked the Y&H Nation, via my twitter account, where they might like to pick up a good cookie for National Cookie Day, which is tomorrow. The vast majority of the […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Update: Amsterdam Rises!

The big news this week concerns Amsterdam Falafelshop's dramatic rise to second place on the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame leaderboard.  The falafel's surge was no doubt assisted by promotions like this one on's Facebook page, which of course points out the whole problem with online public surveys: Folks can stuff the ballot box. […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Leaderboard: High-End Dining Lurks in the Background

With only three weeks of voting left in the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame, the leaderboard remains virtually unchanged from last week's, save for a little jockeying at the bottom and 2Amys' suddenly move into a fourth-place tie with the falafel sandwich at Amsterdam. Remember, only the top five dishes will be part of the […]

D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Leaderboard: Same As It Ever Was

The D.C. Dish Hall of Fame leaderboard remains virtually unchanged after a week of voting, save for the flip-flop of the ninth and tenth place dishes. After a strong surge last week, Horace & Dickie's  fried whiting moves up a notch into ninth place. But I have to say, I think the list is still […]

Horace & Dickie’s Enters the Leaderboard in D.C. Hall of Fame Voting

Y&H has been promoting the pleasures of fried whiting for years. It's truly one of the District's under-appreciated plates, which is why I was happy to see the whiting at Horace & Dickie's enter this week's leaderboard for the D.C Dish Hall of Fame. Granted, the dish still doesn't have enough votes to enter the […]

Fast Foods Take the Lead in D.C. Dish Hall of Fame Voting

Voting is just a couple of weeks old for the inaugural class of the D.C. Dish Hall of Fame, but already a pattern has emerged: Fast foods are dominating the competition. That's hardly surprising, of course. On a daily basis, you know that people order about 500 more half smokes at Ben's Chili Bowl than, […]