Posts Tagged ‘The Big Board’

Who’s Pouring Which Rail Liquor?

Would you like Bowman's or Grodon's in your gin and tonic?

Standards & Pours: Why Did the D.C. Government Try to Enforce Imaginary Alcohol Portion Laws?

Around 1:30 p.m. a few Saturdays ago, two inspectors from the D.C. Office of Weights and Measures entered The Big Board on H Street NE pulling a dolly with a crate full of beakers. The inspectors told chef Andrew Gregory, the manager on site, that they were there to make sure the bar was pouring […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Brunch For Charity at Jack Rose

On Saturday, Jack Rose hosts a brunch-time precursor to this year's splashy Taste of the Nation charity event. Cooks from some of D.C.'s top eateries, including Belga Café, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Domku, and Shake Shack, are preparing the food, while noted mixologists Gina Chersevani, Rachel Sergi, Chantal Tseng and David Fritzler handle cocktails. And […]

What To Eat (& Drink) Tonight: Brisket & Beer at Standard

Tonight: After a short winter hibernation, popular 14th Street barbecue joint and beer garden Standard fires up the smokers again this evening. Chef and co-owner Tad Curtz has big plans for new menu items later into the spring season—stuff like lamb shoulder, cornish game hens, and crispy cheeks. But, for now, he'll be barbecuing the […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Rick Perry’s Pork Chops Edition

The chivito at Fast Gourmet and 39 other things you must eat or else lose all your D.C. cred [WaPo] Drew Trautmann's District Kitchen opens next week. Here's a sneak peek inside. [Washingtonian] The latest H Street grub hubbub: The Big Board will soon start serving lunch; Red Palace will soon start serving burgers. [Eater […]

To Eat Tonight: Sweetbread ‘McNuggets,’ ‘Animal Style’ Fries At The Big Board & More

Fans of fast food and craft brew will get a mouthful tonight at The Big Board on H Street NE, which is co-hosting a beer dinner with the folks from D.C. own's Chocolate City brewery. On the menu: "Animal-style" french fries in homage to the West Coast's heralded In-N-Out Burger chain, veal sweetbread "McNuggets," and […]

This Week In Beer: Chocolate City at Big Board, Schneider-Weisse at Paradiso & More

This week offers some sudsy alternatives to your significant other's work holiday party. Take your pick of this week's dinners and special keg tappings. Click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details, or read on for a few of my picks.

When Secret Recipes Stay Secret

"[A]s Mark tells it, when he, Eric and Doyle decided to recreate their dad’s marinade for their new chef, 'Doyle says, ‘Well, it’s two tablespoons of this, a teaspoon of that,’ and Eric said, ‘No, no, it’s a tablespoon of this, and two tablespoons of that,’ and then I chimed in and said, ‘You guys […]

Ale You Can Eat: D.C. Chefs Tap into Craft Beer Craze

There’s a very subtle flavor lurking amid the bright dollops of foamy sunshine that surround some juicy cuts of venison on my plate at Ripple in Cleveland Park. It’s hard to put my finger on it, even as I dip that digit into the bubbly yellow glop and dab it on my tongue repeatedly. Beneath […]

H Street’s Big Board Burger Joint Nabs Chef, Plans Oct. 8 Opening

Granville Moore's sous chef Mike Lunsford informs Y&H that he has left Teddy Folkman's moules frites mecca on H Street NE to become head chef at the neighborhood's forthcoming gourmet burger joint The Big Board. Urban Daddy has details on the opening menu, which includes one beef patty marinated in Guinness stout, topped with Irish […]

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