Posts Tagged ‘Wagamama’

José Andrés Bringing Chinese-Peruvian Restaurant to Penn Quarter

Now that Wagamama is not coming to Penn Quarter, what will happen to the long vacant space at 418 7th St. NW? Restaurateur José Andrés announced today that he's taking it over for a Chinese-Peruvian restaurant tentatively called China Chilcano. The restaurant, set to open in the spring, will feature Chifa cuisine, which is the term used in […]

The Hungries: The Best—and the Worst—of D.C. Restaurants in 2012

In 2012, Washingtonians finally got a bunch of things that have been on our food and drink wish lists for years. After more than a century, we have a legal gin-producing distillery: New Columbia Distillers. Finally (finally!), there’s a place to eat some decent matzo ball soup and pastrami, thanks to DGS Delicatessen. A great […]

Wagamama Not Coming to D.C.

London-based noodle shop Wagamama has been leading Washingtonians on for more than four years. And now, it's finally breaking up with us. Wagamama director of marketing Ingrid Williamson confirms to Y&H today that the restaurant will not be opening a restaurant in D.C. as originally planned. (Hat tip to DC Internationalist for tipping us off.) […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Gastronomic Hangups Edition

Confessions of a coffee-phobe. [Post] The latest projected opening for Wagamama is this fall. [Dining Bisnow] Try the "Presley" at Crepes On The Corner [Refinery 29] Get ready for the maple-bacon ice cream-waffle sandwich at Sugar Magnolia. [Urban Daddy] Westend Bistro's pop-up barbecue stand returns April 27 [Eater DC] Salvaged shipping containers are an unlikely […]

Changing Tables: Steamed Buns Truck to Hit Streets in February

Coming Soon: People's Bao, a bao food truck will be hitting the streets sometime around February, serving up Asian specialty steamed buns with a variety of fillings. (Metrocurean) Three-level neighborhood bistro Smith Commons, which will feature a globally inspired menu, is scheduled to open on Tuesday at 1245 H St. NE. (Y&H) Tim Carman got […]

Food News You Can Use: Big Cheese Truck Hits the Streets

After hitting Arlington's streets unannounced last week, a new gourmet grilled cheese truck, The Big Cheese, will officially begin tweeting its location today. (TBD) Tim Carman has the scoop on Gillian Clark's grand plans for a new Colorado Kitchen near Union Station. (WaPo) News from PoPville: Although nothing is certain, rumor has it that a […]

Carmine’s Set to Open Tuesday, And Poised to Bring More to D.C.

This afternoon, Y&H and online producer Emily Kaiser, with video camera in tow, took a tour of Carmine's, the 20,000-square-foot, family-style Italian-American operation set to open on Tuesday in Penn Quarter. Well, perhaps on Tuesday. It could open the following Tuesday, August 10, or even the Tuesday after that, August 17. But rest assured, it […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Domino's Pizza: Perhaps doesn't suck as hard as it used to? The snowmageddon has laid waste to most of our weekend plans here at Y&H Central, which is a pisser. Maybe Carrie and I will, instead, take part in the urban adventure offered by a few restaurants and bars, which are planning to ride the […]

Food News You Can Use: Wine and Wagamama Edition

Dean Gold is giving it away...for Haitian relief It's time for some housekeeping here at Y&H Central. Lots of news has passed through our inbox and computer screen. Here are the highlights: Following a slammed Restaurant Week, Hook and chef Jonathan Seningen parted ways; yesterday the Georgetown seafood emporium announced a replacement, former Blue Duck […]

The Sounds of Slurping: Get Ready for D.C. Noodle Shops

It's long been a truism that if you wanted good (or even decent) pho or ramen or soba soups, you had to drive to the 'burbs, whether Falls Church or Rockville, to get your fill. But there's been encouraging news lately for Washingtonians who want to stay closer to home for noodle soups.

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