Posts Tagged ‘vegetarian food’

Chefs Veg Out: Orlando Amaro of Station 4

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: Orlando Amaro Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Station 4 Twitter: @Station4DC Cooking Since: […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ryan Fichter of Thunder Burger

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: Ryan Fichter Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Thunder Burger Twitter: @Thunderburger Cooking Since: […]

Comments Come True: Yum’s II Vegetarian Delight

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. "It's the best cheesesteak outside of Philly," Kyle Bailey tells me over sandwiches from Yum's II on 14th Street NW. "Everything's better in Philly. Even the Wawa!" The executive chef at the heralded Birch and Barley, […]

Faster Than a Speeding Gazpacho: Soupergirl Opens Retail Shop in Takoma

Local online and farmers market soup merchant Sara Polon, best known by her stew-gooder alter ego "Soupergirl," is opening a bona fide bricks-and-mortar retail shop in Takoma on Sept. 7, featuring self-service lunch, dinner and take-out options. The new store is located at 314 Carroll St. NW. Full details below:

Getting to the Ruta of Bar Pilar’s Peas and Cheese Plate

'"This is really beautiful," my friend blurted out as the bright white  plate of ricotta and peas hits the table. We were sitting at one of two outside tables at Bar Pilar, a coveted spot that my boyfriend and I considered ourselves lucky to land. Then we saw a friend down walking down 14th Street […]

Back in Black Bean: Recent Victories for the Meatless Burger

As someone who indulges in a fantastically meaty burger every once in a while—currently liking BGR best; wasn't impressed with Ray's Hell Burger; still haven't tried Shake Shack—I tend to judge burgers comprised of beans, grains, vegetables, or assorted soy products with an especially critical eye. As stated in a previous post ("Should a Veggie […]

Chefs Veg Out: Quanta Robinson of Black’s Bar & Kitchen

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: Quanta Robinson Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Black's Bar & Kitchen Cooking Since: Eleven […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ed Witt of 701

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 Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Ed Witt Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: 701 Twitter: @EdWitt Cooking Since: 1993 Distinguishing Feature: […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Readers learned that Sietsema's take down of the Mussel Bar paled in comparison to his trashing of Le Pigalle. Don Rockwell's budding organization may not have any members yet, or even any services to give them, but  his Association of Independent Restaurants has plenty of reader attention. Presumably AIR has stirred up plenty of industry […]

Welcome to Veg Day on Young & Hungry

I know, I know. Dedicating a day to vegetarian food is about as lame as Parents' Day and Veterans Day and Earth Day and all those other days in which you're supposed to pretend you're a friend to ________ ('rents,vets, the Earth, you name it) instead just another selfish weasel addicted to live Tweeting his thoughts […]

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