The Chickery Now Has ‘Better Chicken’

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Oct. 16, 2017. What’s better than ‘Better Chicken?’ How about ‘The Chicky Bunch’? On October 2, The Chickery, the fast-casual, self-styled “better chicken” spot in Dupont Circle, debuted two new menus and a rebranding spurred with a recent partnership with Chef Spike Mendelsohn. The former Top Chef contestant, is the … Continue reading The Chickery Now Has ‘Better Chicken’

We Approve Of You Ordering Wine At Barley Mac – Especially On National Wine Day

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on May 25, 2017. If you don’t know Mike Cordero by name, you at least know his work. As the executive chef and owner of A-Town, Barley Mac, Don Tito, Don Taco, and Primetime Sports Bar (among others), he’s no stranger to the northern Virginia eating and drinking scene. And this … Continue reading We Approve Of You Ordering Wine At Barley Mac – Especially On National Wine Day

Reintroduce Yourself To Etete, Where Experimental Ethiopian Awaits

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on May 12, 2017. While what many would consider D.C.’s “Little Ethiopia” has moved to Silver Spring, MD and Alexandria, VA, the District’s Adams Morgan and Shaw neighborhoods still play home to thousands of Ethiopian immigrants and their families. As well as their food. But as these neighborhoods continue to develop and … Continue reading Reintroduce Yourself To Etete, Where Experimental Ethiopian Awaits

Proscuitto Takes A Star Turn At Ripple

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Apr. 20, 2017. Known as the “King of Hams,” Prosciutto di Parma takes a star turn at Cleveland Park staple, Ripple. Though the end of May, Ripple will offer a Bar Room menu dedicated to the Italian-only import. Under the direction of executive chef Ryan Ratino, the menu finds new and interesting ways to … Continue reading Proscuitto Takes A Star Turn At Ripple

The Weird And Wonderful At Honeysuckle

This article originally appeared on HungryLobbyist.com on Mar. 22, 2017. You don’t even need to walk into Honeysuckle to know there’s something a little different about this place. From its street entrance – on M Street, just south of DuPont Circle – diners walk down a flight of stairs to enter the actual dining room. It’s on that walk … Continue reading The Weird And Wonderful At Honeysuckle