Posts Tagged ‘tenpenh’

Urban Heights Opens in Bethesda With Filipino Food, Lots of Wasabi, and Seaweed Punch

There's wasabi buttered popcorn, wasabi blue cheese guacamole, and XO honey-glazed shrimp with wasabi grits.

Last Call at TenPenh: A Depleted Kitchen Puts Out its Final Crispy Fish

"This is the best promotion we've ever had," chef Jeff Tunks quips, mingling among tables of lingering patrons on the patio outside TenPenh late Thursday night. On its final day in business, the once illustrious Asian-themed eatery on Pennsylvania Avenue NW had cranked through some 700 covers, Tunks says.

So Long, Smoked Lobster: TenPenh R.I.P. (2000 – 2011)

Chef Jeff Tunks' Asian-themed eatery TenPenh is closing its doors on June 30, after 11 years on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Ownership group Passion Food Hospitality announced the closure over the weekend, citing an inability to negotiate a new deal with the restaurant's landlord. The full announcement after the jump.

Who Dat?: D.C.’s New Louisiana and Cajun Restaurants

A tall Air Force officer walks into the new and low-ceilinged Cajun Experience restaurant in Dupont Circle, to pick up a carry-out order. He asks owner Bryan Crosswhite, who is situated on a bar stool, chatting and fiddling around with a broken door handle, if he knows of a dish called “gumbo-laya,” an admittedly fusion-y […]