Posts Tagged ‘Thunder Burger’

Brood and Drink: Cicada Recipe Suggestions

In the coming weeks, Cicada Brood II will invade the D.C. area. Instead of whipping out the bug spray, reach for a frying pan. Cicadas are edible, and possibly even delicious. (Plus, the sizzle of hot oil is far more appealing than the deafening rattle of cicadas’ mating calls.) Nymph cicadas have a chewy texture, [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Elk Satay at Thunder Burger

Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter just keeps coming up with funky new ways to plate wild game. Over the past year, I've sampled beer-braised alligator ribs, kangaroo sliders and even python tom kai at Fichter's beer-centric rock 'n' roll-themed burger joint in Georgetown. The weekly "Wild Wednesday" special tonight is another gamey twist on a [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Fried Gator Fritters at Thunder Burger

Tonight: Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter’s weekly serving from his wild jungle cookbook comes full circle, with alligator (his first ever "Wild Wednesday" special) re-emerging as the exotic meat du jour. This time, the reptile takes the form of fried fritters, served with a cilantro cream, for $8 per plate. Maybe it’ll taste like chicken, [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Buffalo-Style Frog Legs at Thunder Burger

Tonight: it's Wednesday, so yes, there's something unusual on the menu at Thunder Burger. Today's special: cornmeal dusted buffalo-style frog legs. Also, the new Tortilla Coast in Logan Circle debuts its new happy hour specials tonight from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Margaritas are $7—they're usually $10. Coming up: on Friday, chef Todd Gray hosts [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Ostrich & Poblano Chili at Thunder Burger

If it's Wednesday, you know there's something unusual to try at Thunder Burger in Georgetown. Today's exotic protein special: ostrich and poblano chili served over dirty rice. Coming up: on Thursday, Bruegger's is giving away free bagels to anyone with a coupon, Kushi is offering late-night sushi specials and local sommeliers are vying for the [...]

What To Eat Tonight: Thunder’s Reindeer Burgers (It’s Your Last Chance To Taste Rudolph)

Tonight: Chef Todd Gray and wife-partner Ellen Gray of Equinox and Watershed host the 11th annual Sugar & Champagne charity event at Muse inside the Corcoran Gallery of Art, featuring all sorts of goodies from about 50 area restaurants. If you don't already have tickets, you're out of luck. The swanky soiree (priced at $90 [...]

What To Eat Today: Braised Goat at Thunder Burger, Half-Priced Quartinos at Urbana

Yes, it's Wednesday, which means that chef Ryan Fichter is going wild again at Thunder Burger in Georgetown. This week's gamey special: red wine-braised goat served over orzo pasta. Meanwhile, Urbana continues to fete its Facebook fans, with half-off quartinos at the bar. Coming up tomorrow: don't forget to swing by Carmine's in Penn Quarter [...]

What To Eat Today: Free Fuel Pizza (If You Hurry)

At noon today, the new Fuel Pizza opens on K Street NW. The first 50 people in line will win a year's worth of free food. Well, sort of, anyway. Washingtonian explains: "Each will receive a coupon book with one gratis item every week for 52 weeks, ranging from a combo meal to a whole [...]

What To Eat Today: ‘Chowda’ For $1 at Legal Sea Foods, Reindeer Stroganoff at Thunder Burger

Wednesday is "Chowda Day" at Legal Sea Foods in Chinatown, with cups of the creamy white stuff selling for just a buck with the purchase of any entrée. Later, it's game on for another "Wild Wednesday" at Thunder Burger in Georgetown. On the menu: reindeer stroganoff with mashed potatoes. Coming up: On Friday, Carole Greenwood's [...]

This Week in Beer: Book Party at ChurchKey, Allagash at Jack Rose, William Brothers at Paradiso & Fire Works, Bell’s at Iron TapHorse & More

It's another busy week of beer to-do's. Read on for a few picks, but the full list and details are in my D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. The geek in me has to choose the one and only book-and-beer event this week, which is tonight at ChurchKey. Joshua M. Bernstein will be in the upstairs bar [...]

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