Posts Tagged ‘The Reef’

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

Table Scraps: 2011 Most Irritating Food Trends

In my first year as your trusty guide to matters culinary in Washington, I’ve sampled an awful lot of meals. I took down a 24-course tasting menu at R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24, sampled an assembly-line Vietnamese hoagie at ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, and slurped ramen after braving the grueling wait at Toki Underground. But as […]

Comments Come True: The Reef’s Veggie Burger

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Technically, The Reef's veggie burger isn't on the original list of meatless sandwiches to try. But, because so many Y&H fans left comments about its worth, I thought I'd give it a taste. As those same […]

Truffle Pop Throw Down! What’s D.C.’s Best? Reef? Commissary? Chef Geoff’s?

Is there any better indicator of the District's enduring artisanal-take-on-comfort-food craze than truffle-laden popcorn? That simple cinema snack drizzled with decadence is currently served in at least three D.C. venues, including The Reef, Commissary and Chef Geoff's Downtown. I recently set out to determine whose truffle pop is tops.

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Thursday

It's already Thursday of D.C. Beer Week. Depending on how much fun you have already had, you may need to give your liver a break. If the two of you are ready to go out there again tonight, below are my suggestions. Be sure to check out the evening's full calendar after the jump.

More Elbow Room, Please! The Reef Seeks Higher Occupancy

Brian Harrison, owner of The Reef, is the latest Adams Morgan restaurateur to publicly complain about his restrictive voluntary agreement with neighbors. Appearing before the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on Wednesday, Harrison described his efforts to be a good neighbor—supporting “every bunny-hugging cause out there," he says—and expressed frustration about being treated just […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Truffle Pop, Bacon Jelly, Chèvre Ravioli

Dishes We Dug: Pan-popped popcorn with truffle oil and garlic at The Reef; St. Andre grilled cheese with homegrown tomato and bacon marmalade at One Lounge; spicy little meatballs with goat cheese agnolotti, tomato fondue and basil at Proof. Dishes We Didn't: Nopal tacos (pictured) at El Centro D.F. The green strips of cactus taste […]

This Week: District Beer Hunt, Beer & Whiskey at ChurchKey, Coronado at Meridian Pint & Gnomegang at Pizzeria Paradiso

The week in beer is here, and it's not a bad one. Check out  my notes below or find more details on any event by clicking on it in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. PICK OF THE WEEK The very creative party planners at Flying Dog Brewing Company and local blogs J Street Beer Review […]

Chefs Veg Out: Billy Klein of Cafe Saint-Ex

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Billy Klein Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Cafe Saint-Ex Twitter: @ChefBillyKlein @cafesaintex Cooking Since: […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Thursday

We know you've been watching the clock all day, waiting for The Lagerheads to guide you to a top D.C. Beer Week destination. Tonight's become the busiest billing of the week, with fourteen scheduled opportunities to champion craft beer. Easy to be overwhelmed, we know, so here are our picks and a complete list after […]

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