Chloe 1331 4th St., SE We’ve missed Haidar Karoum’s cooking since the chef departed his post at Proof/Estadio/Doi Moi nearly two years ago. Now he’s back with his own Navy Yard restaurant and a menu that reflects his career and travels. “At the end of the day, it’s all the stuff I think about when […]
The Wharf continues to develop, big names are planning splashy debuts, and some familiar locals are breaking out on their own in 2018. Here are ten places that will get you psyched about dining out this year. Chloe 1331 4th St, SE Opening: January 5 Chef Haidar Karoum has been out of the spotlight since leaving […]
One of Washington’s top culinary talents has been off the radar over the past year and a half. Chef Haidar Karoum left his post overseeing Estadio, Doi Moi, and Proof back in April 2016, but all the while, he’s been patiently plotting a restaurant of his own. His first solo venture, Chloe, will finally open in Navy Yard on […]
What is the best part of summer in D.C.? Perhaps it’s sweating in places you never even thought could sweat during 90 degree scorchers. Perhaps it’s the unbelievably packed public transit at all hours of the day. For Chef Haidar Karoum, it’s the highly accessible fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets.
Chef Haidar let the BYT team tag along with him on his trip to the Ronald Reagan Farmers Market where he picked out asparagus, sugar snap peas, and red and green spring onions for a vegetable and ricotta dumpling ...
Chef Haidar Karoum has pretty much cooked it all: Spanish at Estadio, Southeast Asian at Doi Moi, modern American at Proof. He was trained in classic French cuisine, but grew up eating his father’s Lebanese cooking and has traveled throughout the Mediterranean. Karoum’s first solo restaurant, Chloe, will combine all of those influences and beyond when it opens this fall at 1331 4th Street, […]
Chlöe BYOB is still going strong. The Old City restaurant has been in business since 2001 and has been a model of consistency. Just back from their annual summer vacation the restaurant is serving its late summer menu this week.