Posts Tagged ‘The Pig’

Win 20 Weeks Worth of Fruits and Vegetables from Eatwell DC

Ramps and radish season is right around the corner, which means yuppie locavores must ponder where they’ll get their Community Supported Agriculture shares. Usually it’s farms themselves or local markets that sell seasonal subscriptions to local farm products. But now at least one restaurant group is getting in on the action. For the first time […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? The Pig’s Brain and Egg Sandwich

The Dish: Brain and egg sandwich Where to Get It: The Pig, 1320 14th St. NW; (202) 290-2821; thepigdc.com Price: $13 What It Is: Veal brains poached in milk, then breaded and deep fried and topped with scrambled eggs, cheddar, local pork head cheese, Serrano chilies, scallions and herbs, tomatoes from The Pig’s own Eatwell […]

Meat-Centric Restaurants With Great Vegetarian Dishes

With Meat Week and Meat-Free Week back-to-back, there's a little bit of a rivalry going on between those who love burgers and bacon and those who don't. But can meat lovers and vegans/vegetarians sit down to a meal enjoyed by both parties? At some restaurants, yes. We pulled together the best vegetarian fare from meat-centric […]

The Pig Launches Lunch on Fridays

Y&H recently explored how restaurants decide to open up for lunch, especially in neighborhoods like the H Street NE and 14th Street NW that have lots of evening bustle but aren't part of the downtown office core. Restaurants on 14th Street, in particular, have struggled to make the mid-day meal profitable. Estadio was open for […]

Cocktail Guess: It’s My Birthday. Make Me a drink.

Location: Room 11, 3234 11th St. NW Bartender Response: “What if I made you what I’d like to drink on my birthday?” What We Got: The 4th Regiment with Redemption rye, Dolin Rouge sweet vermouth, Peychaud’s bitters, Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6, and Scrappy’s celery bitters with a lemon peel How It Tasted: Sweet, savory, […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Brains at The Pig

The Dish: Porchetta with pig brains Where to Get It: The Pig, 1320 14th St. NW; (202) 290-2821; thepigdc.com Price: $12 What It Is: A hearty cross-section of roasted pork belly stuffed with brains and hazelnuts, served with greens and hog gravy. What It Tastes Like: A stroke of genius. Lush, succulent pork belly is complemented […]

Ramen Corner

At first glance, the listing for “pig ramen” seems as alien as SpaghettiOs on a sushi menu. Among the lamb and pork meatballs and Carolina smoked barbecue available at The Pig, Logan Circle’s newest hog-centric Americana eatery, I’m surprised to find a bowl of Asian noodle soup. Perhaps I shouldn’t be. In a time when […]

Pig’s Blood Ice Cream Sundae

For those with a vampire fetish (or merely a chocolate one), Logan Circle's new eatery The Pig is offering a chocolate ice cream sundae made with real pig's blood. The $6 dessert is appropriately called the "Sundae Bloody Sundae." Chef Garret Fleming explains that the blood is a substitute for egg yolks, which are used […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Less About The Pig Edition

Operators of D.C.'s forthcoming snout-to-tail eatery The Pig insist the concept is not entirely about pork. Vegetarians might even dig it. We'll see. [Washingtonian] The guys behind Town Hall and The Dubliner open their latest eatery, Sixth Engine, tonight inside the historic Engine 6 firehouse at 438 Massachusetts Ave, NW. [Citybiz] Watch Rogue 24 guest […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Fashionable Beer Can Edition

Beer in a can is hip again, but organic vodka, Greek yogurt, Groupon, Ovaltine, quinoa and Shake Shack are sooo 2011 [WaPo] The menu at H Street NE newcomer Boundary Road (not to be confused with Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale) includes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with foie gras for $14. Now, where have […]

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