Posts Tagged ‘Westend Bistro’

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 […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Soupy Scenes Edition

Take a peek inside the retail shell that will become the first District Taco location inside the actual District. [WaPo] Estadio owner Mark Kuller says there aren't many tapas bars in Spain any better than his own place right here in D.C.  Admittedly, he's biased. [Washingtonian] Westend Bistro's Eric Ripert thinks National Airport's Matsutake Sushi […]

Quick Feeding: R.J. Cooper Shows Skin; Plus, Asparagus With ‘Girth’

Blagden Alley Tease: Over in Shaw, chef R.J. Cooper partially removed his shirt in an alleyway "in a demonstration of badassery" in advance of the opening of what promises to be his culinary center-stage spectacle at Rogue 24. [The Feast] In-Depth Vegetable News: "When buying asparagus, girth is key." Baby asparagus, you see, is just […]

Perusing Holiday Menus, Part III: Want Some Wreckfish?

Here's another installment of what some local restaurants have planned for their holiday menus for Christmas and New Years. Westend Bistro will be serving its full menu both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, but has a three-course special menu planned, featuring starters including black walnut and cauliflower veloute with smoked trout roe on toasted […]

Mall Food: Where to Eat After Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rallies

Two cable TV comedians are coming to town to stage a rally on the National Mall, and the political establishment isn’t sure whether to laugh, cry, or declare its own irrelevancy in the presence of fake pundits who have the drawing power of Sarah Palin at an NRA swimsuit contest. Y&H doesn’t have the bona […]

Guest Chefs Team Up with Columbia Room’s Derek Brown for Dinners

The Columbia Room, Derek Brown's prix-fixe cocktail counter hidden behind the Passenger, is bringing in outside chefs for a series of tag-team dinners. The details are predictably complicated and fussy.  According to a press release, "Each chef will join Derek Brown behind the bar and prepare two dishes that Derek will pair with hand crafted […]

Alert Las Vegas: Washingtonian Debuts Burger Brackets in Time for March Madness

The recent spate of new burger joints in the D.C. market has inspired the Washingtonian to debut a March Madness-like contest, Burger Brackets, which pits ground-beef sandwich vs. ground beef sandwich until an ultimate winner is crowned. Wanna bet that Ray's Hell Burger takes top honors? Regardless of its predictability, Burger Brackets is a great […]

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