Posts Tagged ‘ pork ’

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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Restaurant review: Standard (14th & S St. NW)

July 25, 2011

I had dinner at Standard today.  Yes, it *may* have been a bad idea to try a place with predominantly outdoor seating on such a sweltering day as today.  I figured I could sweat out the calories as I was ingesting them. (Clever, yes?)  Had I not thoroughly enjoyed my pulled pork sandwich, fried...
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Restaurant review: My Volt experience felt more like a fizzle

April 17, 2011

I was so excited.  Just like many others who’d watched Bryan Voltaggio on Bravo’s Top Chef, I’d been trying to get a reservation at his restaurant in Frederick, MD — Volt.  My friend and I had heard it was easier to get in for lunch.  On a whim, I checked Open Table on Friday.  Surprisingly, there...
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