Archive for May 31, 2017

Atlas Brew Works Turns Discarded Fruit from MOM’s Organic Market Into ‘Rescue Brew’

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Source: Eater DC

Charitable collaboration is the first of its kind at SAVOR craft brew fest | Those attending the 10th annual SAVOR craft brewing event at the National Building Museum this weekend are expected to get first crack at a sour ale dubbed Rescue Brew “Ugly and Stoned,” a brand new beer made by D.C.’s Atlas Brew Works from reclaimed produce donated by retailer MOM’s Organic Market. The collaborative brew, which is projected to stick around the area — look for it on draft at MOM’s in Arlington, both locations of Glen’s Garden Market (Dupont Circle, Shaw), and at many of the …

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Tiki Bar Hogo Returns Tonight With Flaming Drinks, Totem Poles Galore

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Source: Eater DC

Resurrected concept moves into its new home in Shaw | Hogo, the tropically themed retreat that rum drinkers flocked to before it shuttered in 2014, is resurfacing May 31 on the second floor of the similarly relocated Passenger complete with decorative totem poles, bartenders sporting floral shirts, and fiery cocktails. After a three-year hiatus in D.C., Tom Brown’s pop-up bar is springing back to life in Shaw with even more high-octane concoctions and island bites this time around. The team did a total tiki transformation of the space, introducing a grass skirt-lined bar, dangling formerly living starfish and blow fish …

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Everything You Need to Know About DC’s Food Scene This Week

Source: Washingtonian Food

Every week, Washingtonian Food Editor Jessica Sidman rehashes the latest news from Washington’s food and drink scene in a newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. Hi there, I don’t know about you, but I’ve totally been craving a lobster roll and fried clam bellies lately. Luckily, The Salt Line is bringing lots of New England classics […]

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Mexican migrant workers came to California to pick grapes. Now they own wineries.

Source: Washington Post Food Section

The Smithsonian recognizes five families who migrated from Mexico to positions of prominence in California’s wine industry.

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7 vegan restaurants where you can eat so much more than salad

Source: Washington Post Food Section

It’s getting so much easier to find good and filling plant-based meals.

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Bibiana Server Accused of Bilking Customers Claimed Ashok Bajaj Assaulted Him

Source: Washingtonian Food

Ashok Bajaj, the restaurateur behind Rasika, Bombay Club, and Bibiana, has spent his spring in a nasty legal battle with a former server accused of bilking customers. Stephane Cam, an employee at Bibiana for nearly a year, was arrested May 16 and charged with fraud for allegedly writing in higher tip amounts on credit card receipts […]

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Where to Eat in Merrifield/Dunn Loring Right NOW

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Source: Eater DC

Here’s 13 newer dining options for those exploring the area | This continuously evolving section of Fairfax County keeps attracting new restaurants as mixed use developments including Avenir Place, Halstead Square, and Mosaic District grow into their own. Over the past four years, destinations including Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s bar, B-Side, diner favorite Ted’s Bulletin, and healthy cafe True Food Kitchen have all found their place in the neighborhood. Next up: a second location of D.C. bar The Black Squirrel is set to open in mid-June. This isn’t the only solid dining the neighborhood has ever seen, though. Consider longtime …

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Add This New Pancake Burger to Your Brunch Bucket List

Source: Washingtonian Food

Red Apron Burger Bar chef/butcher Nate Anda first debuted his burger sandwiched between two pancakes as a one-off special for inauguration weekend. Not because it was the inauguration, mind you. But because marijuana advocacy groups were passing out thousands of free joints just up the block at 7 AM that day. Now, the perfect stoner food has found a permanent home on […]

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The Week In Outside

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Beer and Bikes and Benevolence

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7 vegan restaurants where you can eat so much more than salad

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Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Fans of fine food, especially of the vegan variety, went into a tizzy when word came last month that the chefs behind Philadelphia’s acclaimed plant-based Vedge restaurant were opening a concept in Washington. Their street-food-themed V Street won’t arrive until late fall, so be patient. In the meantime, if you’re looking to get your fix of […]

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Tom Sietsema: A new chef freshens up the Ashby Inn, just in time for road-trip season

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

2 1/2 stars | Under Tom Whitaker, the Virginia countryside restaurant sparkles with niceties.

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Pop-up CaliBurger Giving Away Food May 31 at Wunder Garten, Plus More Intel

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Source: Eater DC

Plus, Sweet Home Cafe chef shares culinary goals on new webcast

California grills | International fast-food chain CaliBurger is kicking off a pop-up residency at NoMa’s Wunder Garden (1101 First St NE) tonight by giving away one order of burgers and fries per customer from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The West Coast-born operation focuses on beef burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries and milkshakes.

Experiencing history through food | Sweet Home Cafe executive chef Jerome Grant is scheduled to discuss the ins and outs of educating people one meal at a time June 11 on a new internet talk show titled Career Infusion. …

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How Henry’s Soul Cafe Plans to Stick Around for Decades to Come

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Source: Eater DC

It’s all about that sweet potato pie | There’s no way Henry’s Soul Cafe founder Henry Smith — or anyone else alive back in 1968, for that matter — could have known that his family-run convenience store would wind up supplying the District with millions of sweet potato pies for decades to come. When he first opened up shop at 1704 U Street NW, Smith — who considered himself more of a businessman than a cook — mainly sold basic necessities (canned food, paper towels, etc.). But he kept tinkering with featured items on the home-spun menu — neck bones and …

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Lamb Jam returns to the District this week

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

FOOD CALENDAR | The annual event features a lamb cooking competition, drinks and more.

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Announcing NMAH & BYT Present: We The Party People – A Smithsonian After Hours 2017

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Ask Not What Your Party Can Do For You- Ask What You Can Do For Your Party

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