Seems like there are a million new Mexican-ish restaurants, and each one calls its version of the cuisine something different. To keep them all straight (and to introduce you to some new terms), we've put together this handy guide. Tex-Mex Texas-style Mexican means Texas-sized portions, typically slathered in cheese with refried beans and flour tortillas. [...]
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Capitol Hill's longstanding Tex-Mex outpost and intern magnet Tortilla Coast—former home of the $8.95 all-you-can-eat "fajita orgy," a staple of this columnist's Saturday-night diet during his leaner, even more shallow-pocketed cub-reporter days—is aiming to open its second location in Logan Circle in mid-December. According to a press release, the new and improved Coast will focus [...]
It's Monday, which means it's time to dig into a big, heaping plate of food news. We start with an item close to home: Amsterdam Falafelshop is looking to franchise. Where and when? The guessing (begging?) game begins. (DCist) New Tex-Mex joint to replace AM PM Carryout at 14th and V: Liquor license and sidewalk [...]
My old colleague at the Houston Press recently left his post there as restaurant critic and is now doing service journalism of another sort: demonstrating how to prepare Texas/Tex-Mex dishes, complete with videos showing his once well-concealed mug. One piece of advice, Robb: Zoom in on that food, dude! It's nice seeing your face now, [...]
As you can imagine, the news of Spike Mendelsohn's eviction took center stage this week on the Y&H blog. No other item drew even a quarter of the readers. But now, there's good news on the Spike front: The chef and his erstwhile roomie have started to pay back their landlord, with the promise of [...]
Remember my post earlier this month about the H Street Country Club opening in late March? Scratch that. Looks like we'll have to wait a bit longer. This is, frankly, why I hate writing about opening dates.
You have to love the counter-intuitive chutzpah, the iron-willed stubbornness, even the screw-the-critics contrariness of Sery Kim over at NBC Washington who writes that, "Lauriol Plaza is sheer bliss," and that the much-maligned temple of Tex-Mex is "[s]uperb, superb, superb." She and the editors over at NBC Washington dub it the "Best Mexican Food in D.C." You [...]