Posts Tagged ‘Tryst’

Constantine Stavropoulos, a ‘Third Place’ Pioneer, Plans a Fourth

Over the years, Constantine Stavropoulos has pushed the idea of the "third place," an environment that isn't home and that isn't work—a place that's in between. First came Tryst in 1998, followed by The Diner, both on 18th Street NW in Adams Morgan. Then came Open City in Woodley Park in 2005. As Stavropoulos said […]

Philly Baker Sets the Record Straight on Canelés

Ortale's canelé, which took him months to perfect Gil Ortale, the man behind Market Day Canelé in Philadelphia, almost went hooligan when he saw last week's Y&H post on the classic Bordeaux pastry. He was none too pleased about the fussy, highfalutin tone of the video I posted and wanted to set the record straight. […]

Who’ll Keep You Warm, Fed and Happy During ‘Cluster Flake’? The Working List.

The storm ain't got nothing on the Philly boys at Taylor Gourmet I figured I better start compiling this list now before Carrie and I lose our Internet connection (again), our power, and our ability to open the front door and scream for help. So without further ado, here are the restaurants and bars that […]

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