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After serving Thai food for 17 years at Rice Restaurant on 14th Street NW, Sak Pollert is passing the wok to Washingtonians eager to experiment in their home kitchens. Earlier this month, the restaurateur quietly opened a boutique Asian market on the lower level of his restaurant. Rice Market carries fresh and packaged ingredients, grab-and-go […]
The descriptions of some roasted chicken preparations from the team behind Sexy Bird read like online dating profiles. Take “One Bite in Bangkok,” for example. The chicken sits in a bath of coconut milk and bird’s eye chilies for 36 hours before roasting, resulting in a meal so spicy it’s “euphoria and misery combined,” according […]
Restaurateur Shaun Sharkey and Chef Margaux Riccio are plotting a plant-based restaurant revolution, with plans for at least five D.C. ventures in the pipeline. Embarking on a massive expansion during a global pandemic might not seem prudent, but their timing could be just right. Devastating conditions at meat-packing plants and a desire to eat healthier, […]
Even the burger has a German tilt to it at Prost DC, opening on 5th Street NW on Oct. 22. The kitchen stacks a blend of Emmental and gruyere cheeses, bacon lardons, sliced gherkins, and special sauce atop two beef patties on a pretzel bun. The Bavarian beer hall from restaurateur Eric Heidenberger and his […]
Eat your election feelings at Silver Spring newcomer Sweeteria, starting with a mash-up of two popular Thai desserts—honey toast and mango sticky rice. Ditlada Wichaidit tops a four-inch-thick slice of yeasty bread with mango mousse and a fan of fresh fruit. Then she serves it with a scoop of still-warm sticky rice, homemade toasted coconut […]