Posts Tagged ‘The Brixton’

New Chef and New Menu at The Brixton

After filming the new season of Top Chef, The Brixton's opening chef Jeffrey Jew parted ways with the U Street NW pub. Now helming the kitchen is Jorge Pimentel, former owner of the Sabor'a Street Latin-inspired food truck, who's also worked at Masa 14 and now-shuttered Commonwealth Gastropub. Pimentel tells Y&H that he started at The Brixton as a […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Are Two D.C. Chefs Filming Top Chef?

Rumors are circulating among restaurant industry folks that at least two D.C. chefs may be contestants in the latest season of Bravo's Top Chef: Belga Café's Bart Vandaele (left) and The Brixton's Jeffrey Jew. Although Bravo has not even officially announced the newest season, multiple spottings of camera crews, Top Chef alums, and judges over […]

Extra Stuffing

A deer is staring at my pulled pork sandwich. The beady black eyes peer down from a stuffed, mounted, and antlered head above the bar at the U Street NW barbecue joint American Ice Company. It’s part of the hip vintage-saloon look of the place, just like the rusted car battery display case repurposed as […]

Celebrate July 4 the North Korean Way

In case you're not into Budweiser and hot dogs, here are two less all-American places to celebrate your patriotism: Pyongyang Gang Pop-up at The Blaguard North Korea hates your American guts, but the Pyongyang Gang (named after the country's capitol) just wants to fill them. The Korean-style food pop-up inside Irish pub The Blaguard in […]

Five Things To Know About The Brixton

British pub The Brixton opens July 1 at 9th and U streets NW. Keep calm and read on about the latest project from Ian and Eric Hilton, also the people behind Marvin, The Gibson, American Ice Company, and more: 1. It's a British pub, but it's not just fish 'n chips (though you can get those too). Like […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Waterfront Dining Edition

Ten restaurants with a waterfront view [Eater] Impress your dinner party guests with wine-infused popsicles [Post] Serendipity 3 co-owner charged with assault after dispute with business partner [Washingtonian] Sneak peek at The Brixton on U Street [PoP] Nando's Peri-Peri and Lime Fresh Mexican Grill open in Pentagon Row [ARLnow] Yankees' Derek Jeter dines at Oya day […]

Hilton Brothers Pull Out of H Street

Looks like brothers Eric and Ian Hilton won't be opening a restaurant on H Street NE after all. The Hiltons' restaurant group's spokesman Sheldon Scott tells Y&H that the restaurateurs have sold their lease at 1337 H St. NE, but he wouldn't say who bought it. They've had the lease for about a year and used […]