Posts Tagged ‘Toledo Lounge’

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 […]

This Week in Beer: Brasserie Beck & Againn Host New Belgium, Pizzeria Paradiso Holds AutumnFest, SweetWater and Great Lakes Take Over The Black Squirrel & More

There is plenty of organized beer fun to fill up your day planner this week. Read on for a run-through, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

2011 Midterm Review: Did Y&H Correctly Predict the Year’s Trends?

We're halfway through the calendar, so it's time to check in to see how accurately Young & Hungry has predicted the 2011 food scene so far. OUT   →   IN Burgers   → Hot Dogs Verdict: No. No new specialty dog shops have opened yet–just a cart called Frank–but Shake Shack is now in Dupont. It […]

Patty Melted Away: Toledo Lounge Abandons the Ubiquitous Burger

Toledo Lounge was once described as "a laid-back place to grab a burger and chill." At least you can still chill. New management has done away with the burger as part of a sweeping menu overhaul at the longstanding Adams Morgan watering hole. "Every place has a burger," says co-owner Amy Bowman, also the proprietor […]

This Week in Beer: Clown Shoes Launch, Great Lakes Rarities, Toledo Lounge Re-Opens, Big Hunt Barbecues & More

Just like last week's American Craft Beer Week, which was heavy on organized beer fun in Arlington and Alexandria, venues in Northern Virginia are stepping up when it comes to craft beer events. Read on for a run-through, but click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

Quick Feeding: Lobster Corn Dogs and Other Tasty Piercings

Stick 'Em Up: Skewers, kebabs, pintxos, cake pops, push pops, even lobster corn dogs. D.C. is stuck on dishes on sticks. [Express Night Out] Doppio! Prego! Java joint Peregrine Espresso plans to its open its second D.C. location at 1718 14th Street NW next week, or just as soon as someone fixes that screwy espresso […]

New Toledo Lounge Owners Have Big Plans For Beer

The beer program at Toledo Lounge in Adams Morgan is getting an overhaul, thanks to new owners. Yesterday sisters Mary and Stephanie Abbajay, who opened Toledo Lounge in 1994, finalized the sale to three partners with neighboring 18th Street establishments. Black Squirrel owner Amy Bowman and former co-owner Tom Knott, who now owns soon to open Black […]

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