Posts Tagged ‘The Majestic’

Instagramming Food Porn For Restaurants? That’s A Real Job.

It's not just major restaurant brands that hire social media managers. Local eateries do it too.

Bar Sprawl

Todd Thrasher pulls a lighter out of his pocket and holdsthe flame to a slice of grapefruit rind. There’s a tiny poof of black smoke as he rubs aromatic oils around the rim of a glass, using the rind to stir the orange drink with Aperol, gin, Macchu Pisco, and five drops of salt water. […]

Chef Cathal Armstrong Can Kick Your Ass

Chef and restaurateur Cathal Armstrong may not have won at this year's James Beard or RAMMY awards, but he's going for another type of gold—in taekwondo. Armstrong, who is a blue betl, and his family flew into Dallas yesterday to compete in the weeklong USA Taekwondo National Championships. He started the sport more than a year […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Pig Ear Edition

Pig ear is all the rage [Post] 14 awesome food-making robots [HuffPost] Tiki drinks are back at The Majestic in Alexandria [Washingtonian] Burgers President Barack Obama has eaten [Eater] Chef Corner Cafe opens on H Street NE [PoP] Mighty Dog and Acai food truck launches, selling hot dogs and acai berry shakes [Food Truck Fiesta] […]

What To Eat Tonight: Maple Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich With Waffle Cookies at Sugar Magnolia

Temperatures are expected to climb into the 70s on this early spring day—ideal conditions for an ice cream sandwich. Especially a gourmet maple-bacon ice cream sandwich made with waffle cookies. Sugar Magnolia, the brand spankin' new treats shop in Cleveland Park, brought to you by the proprietors of the similarly Grateful Dead song-titled Ripple, is […]

Former Inox Sommelier John Wabeck Joins Restaurant Eve Team

Starting on Tuesday, former Inox sommelier and New Heights chef John Wabeck will join the Eat Good Food Group, the ever-expanding company that already runs four of the finest establishments in Old Town, including Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's, and The Majestic. "We're very excited," says co-owner Meshelle Armstrong about the company's new hire. "Hopefully he can […]

Sno’Body Knows the Troubles He’s Seen: The Cost of Closing Down Restaurant Eve

Everyone, it seems, is obsessed with the amount of money local jurisdictions are spending on snow removal, but consider how much money local restaurateurs are losing due to the storm(s). And then consider that they can't exactly apply for federal disaster relief. Cathal Armstrong, the chef/owner of Restaurant Eve, Eamonn's and The Majestic, figures he's lost […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on the Young & Hungry Blog

Most folks saw the Beer Summit as a chance to talk race relations in America. The readers of Y&H saw it as a chance to bash the participants for their lousy taste in brew. Orr Shtuhl's post on the suds summit was the runaway hit of the week, but his follow-up on Obama's disastrous taste in light quaffs […]

Michelle Obama and Company Dined at The Majestic on Thursday

This just in  from Meshelle Armstrong, wife of chef Cathal and distributor of vital information for all the Armstrong-led restaurants in Old Town: First Lady Michelle Obama, her mother Marian Robinson, and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, celebrated a birthday last night at The Majestic. Writes Armstrong via e-mail: Tonight, Mrs. Obama, her mother, beautiful daughters and […]