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Preview: Taan Noodles

October 31, 2012
Preview: Taan Noodles

Do you ramen? You should. Ramen shops are popping up everywhere so get on the noodle train, people. The latest addition to the DC ramen scene is Taan Noodles, officially opening this Friday in one of my favorite neighborhoods (AdMo). Taan Noodles is the creation of Executive Chef Jonathan Bisagni, whose resume includes stints...
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The Drafting Table: Hipster starter kits and an eclectic menu

October 30, 2012

Plaid shirt. Skinny jeans. Horn-rimmed glasses. Am I seeing double or are both bartenders wearing the same outfit? Several minutes later it dawns on me. The matching outfits thing was no accident. They’re donning the hipster uniform! That said, I can’t say I felt unwelcome at the Drafting Table given my clearly unhipster-like attire...
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Review: Cleveland Park’s El Pulpo

October 30, 2012

Recently I checked out El Pulpo in Cleveland Park. El Pulpo opened this past summer in the space formerly known as Tackle Box and the pop-up locale for Bandolero (before moving to Georgetown). El Pulpo is not your traditional Spanish tapas restaurant.  It puts its own spin on traditional Spanish tapas by infusing them...
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Taco Tickler

October 29, 2012

Happy Frankenstorm and greetings to you from my couch.  I’m thankful for Sandy because she’s giving me an opportunity to return to food writing after a long sabbatical.  What have I been up to you ask?  Settling into a new job and eating a lot of tacos. Tacos.  They’re everywhere.  Restaurants, food trucks, food...
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Update to Burger Wars: PS7’s Chef’s Choice Burger

August 19, 2012
Update to Burger Wars: PS7’s Chef’s Choice Burger

I knew I’d found the one when I couldn’t stop thinking about . . . it. Yes, “it”.  I’ve found my new favorite burger in the city, but it’s not served at any of the numerous burger joints around town, some of which I’ve already reviewed.  (Check out those reviews here.)   It’s called...
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