Posts Tagged ‘Virginia wines’

Indian-Style Lamb, Steak With Grits: Things to Expect at Unum, Opening Tonight

To say that the fate of new Georgetown eatery Unum hinged entirely on the outcome of U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's 2010 election campaign is probably overstating things. But, sort of, anyway. At the time, chef Phillip Blane and wife Laura Schiller were shopping for restaurant spaces. Blane, a former sous chef at Todd Gray's Equinox, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Hats Off to Restaurants Edition

Foie gras brats are so hot right now. Find them in D.C. at Urbana and the Red Apron Butchery’s mobile cart. [Nation's Restaurant News] Take a peek inside the new Boundary Road. [Washingtonian] Toki Underground: where the sake flows like beer. [HuffPo DC] The Diner hosts CNN's Soledad O'Brien. [Twitter] Who's D.C.'s hottest chef? [Eater […]

What To Eat (And Drink) Today: Genever-Paired Grub at Belga Cafe, Wines Galore at 2100 Prime

Tonight, the newly rebranded 2100 Prime (ex-Jockey Club) caters a splashy—and I mean, splashy!—opening reception for the Capital Wine Festival at the Fairfax Hotel. Sip on samples from two Virginia wineries, Leesburg's Tarara Vineyards and Middleburg's Boxwood Vineyards, and some 45 others. Admission is $65 per person, with buffet fare included. Across town, Belga Cafe […]

The Locavore Wine Controversy Just Won’t Die

Earlier this week, when I asked Todd Kliman if he wanted to respond to Meshelle Armstrong's letter semi-critical of his Daily Beast essay, "The Locavore Wine Hypocrisy," the Washingtonian food and wine editor begged off. Later that same day, he wrote his own response on his Tuesday chat:

WaPo’s Dave McIntyre Talks Local Wine with Y&H

In advance of this weekend's DrinkLocalWine.com conference, the Washington Post''s terrific wine writer, Dave McIntyre, took a few minutes to field questions about the state of local wine. Young &Hungry: The second DrinkLocalWine.com conference takes place this Sunday at Lansdowne Resort in Loudoun County. Though open to the public, this event is not one of […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: Wine Pairings

As we head into Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]

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