Posts Tagged ‘Urbana’

Free Pizza at Urbana! Just Click ‘Like’ on Facebook

Urbana in Dupont Circle is having a birthday party. First, it needs friends. As part of its fifth anniversary celebration, beginning Tuesday night and lasting into next week, the restaurant and wine bar is offering a slew of promotional deals, including a free Margherita pizza with any purchase at the bar, provided you can first […]

Food News You Can Use: Cheap Eats Edition

The half-smoke is coming to RFK Yes, it's that time again. Time for me to catch up on my favorite food sites and pass along the cream of the crop. Let's jump right in. Trader Joe's says it'll sell only sustainable seafood by the end of 2012. (WaPo's All We Can Eat) Zola's Wine & […]

Which Restaurants Are Braving the Storm? Y&H Has a Working List.

Pete's will be riding the storm out. For those who didn't stock the pantry in preparation for the Armageddon — sorry, snowmageddon — you might consider braving the elements and heading to a nearby restaurant. A number are doggedly riding out the storm this weekend. Here's our working list. Please add to it as you […]

Richie Brandenberg Quietly Finds a Home at THINKfoodGROUP

Much like the "news" that IndeBleu has closed and that chef Michael Hartzer is apparently looking for work, this bit of information arrives with mold encrusted on its edges: Reston native Richie Brandenberg, former chef at Urbana in the Hotel Palomar, has found a comfortable gig inside José Andrés' ever-sprawling THINKfoodGROUP empire. Apparently comfortable. I […]

Early Warning: Brew at the Zoo

Like beer? How about animals? Yes? Well, you're in luck. The annual "Brew at the Zoo" event at the National Zoo is scheduled for Thursday, August 20. Sponsored by Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), the event will raise funds for the Zoo's education, sustainability, and conservation programs. Tickets are $35 for FONZ members; $50 […]