Reviews

Pepe Food Truck

June 9, 2012
Pepe Food Truck

I have to hand it to José Andrés and his Pepe food truck for making one hell of a sandwich even though it felt wrong to pay $14 for a food truck sandwich. I’m speaking of the Pepito de Ternera, made with seared beef tenderloin, sweet caramelized onions, piquillo pepper confit and blue cheese. All these...
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Tasty forkfuls!

June 6, 2012
Tasty forkfuls!

I’ve had some tasty treats on my fork lately.  Check them out! *** I love the simplicity of Boqueria’s pan con tomato that comes with the cheese plate and other dishes.  The albondigas are exceptional as is the tomato-based sauce in which they’re nestled.  The only thing missing was a huge hunk of crusty...
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First look at The Pig

June 6, 2012
First look at The Pig

How could I stay away from a place called The Pig?  During my first, brief visit, I sampled a few small plates and the “Little Pig” charcuterie platter. I loved the lamb and pork meatballs with creamy grits.  I also enjoyed the charred pork belly with celery root puree and what can I say about...
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The Future of BLT Steak DC?

June 4, 2012

The recent departure of Chef Victor Albisu appears to have left a huge creative void at the DC restaurant and lots of confusion as to what lies ahead, according to a BLT Steak insider who spoke to Forking DC on the condition of anonymity.  According to the former employee, Albisu left because he was...
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Special Edition: Forking Costa Rica

May 18, 2012

I (somewhat) recently spent a week in Costa Rica where I sampled food in three cities — Tamarindo, La Fortuna, and the country’s capital city, San Jose.  I found a few gems along the way but was generally unimpressed by the fare.  The country, however, is amazing in other ways.  This having been my...
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