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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You only have three weekends left before Christmas. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to).

This year, we got SO MANY great things to share, that we will be running this edition of BEST GIFT GUIDE EVER in installments.

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Interesting People With Interests

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

Hobbies are good for you

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

A little something for all male-identifying human beings in your life

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7 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Wunder Garten is getting in the holiday spirit with Winterfest starting Friday, December 1 and lasting until Sunday, December 17. The festive takeover of the NoMa beer garden features holiday lights, food from Timber Pizza and Holy Crepes, hot cocoa provided by Pete’s Coffee, mulled wine, winter beer, live music, and, of course, a Christmas tree lot […]

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Best Bar Food: Dips and Spreads

Source: Washingtonian Food

To see the rest of our Bar Snacks package, including where to get lobster quesadillas, ham croquetas, and foie gras waffles, click here. Guacamole Grilling the avocados is the cool trick behind the guac at La Puerta Verde (2001 Fenwick St., NE; 202-290-1875). They’re then smashed with lime, diced tomato, cilantro, and red onion and finished with a […]

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The 5 Craziest Dishes You Can Get Delivered to Your Door

Source: Washingtonian Food

The five craziest DC restaurant offerings that Trycaviar.com will deliver to your home: 1. A $130 seafood platter—including oysters, king-crab legs, and lobster—from RPM Italian. 2. A split bone with marrow and spicy pork salad from Maketto. 3. A $110 48-ounce tomahawk rib eye from Del Campo. 4. A $52 sushi roll with lobster tempura, shaved truffle, and […]

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8 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

It’s almost the end of DC’s Summer Restaurant Week! Check out the list of Washingtonian’s 100 best restaurants that are participating, and nine new eateries to try.  Kick off DC Beer Week a few days early on Thursday at 6 PM with the third annual DC Beer Royale at Roofers Union. The event features $7 draft beers […]

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Maketto Chef Erik Bruner-Yang Is Now Behind the Food at Ten Tigers Parlour

Source: Washingtonian Food

We recently tried steamed buns, shrimp dumplings, and braised beef rice bowls from Ten Tigers Parlour in Petworth and thought: a) delicious! and b) weird, tastes like Maketto. As it turns out, it is Maketto—or at least a bar-friendly version of the food at the H Street hotspot. Chef Erik Bruner-Yang and his team were […]

Maketto Chef Erik Bruner-Yang Is Now Behind the Food at Ten Tigers Parlour” was first published on Washingtonian.

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One of New York’s Top Pastry Chefs Has Quietly Been Working at Maketto

Source: Washingtonian Food

Head to Maketto on any given morning, and you’re likely to find a pretty amazing breakfast pastry. Perhaps it’s a slightly crunchy cake doughnut tinged with cardamom and ginger and sheened with a not-too-sweet strawberry glaze. Or maybe it’s a flaky scone laced with Thai sausage, cheddar cheese, and scallions. The reason? Pichet Ong, the […]

One of New York’s Top Pastry Chefs Has Quietly Been Working at Maketto” was first published on Washingtonian.

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Announcing: RAMW & BYT’s Brunch Passport Challenge

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

For most of the country “Award Season” is in the fall/winter. In D.C. “Award Season” happens in the summer when Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) July 30 RAMMY Awards Gala celebrates the best of the best in the DMV restaurant industry. With the restaurant scene here growing bigger and better every year, so does the […]

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Maketto Chef Will Open a New Food Stall Inside H Street Whole Foods

Source: Washingtonian Food

When Maketto chef Erik Bruner-Yang teamed up with Whole Foods last year for an in-store ramen kiosk, he had an end goal in mind: a branch of Paper Horse at the forthcoming Whole Foods on H Street, Northeast. “It’s a big change to this neighborhood, and I want to be a part of that conversation,” […]

Maketto Chef Will Open a New Food Stall Inside H Street Whole Foods” was first published on Washingtonian.

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16 Best Vegetarian Dishes of 2016

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

You will get hungry.

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BYT Gift Guide 2016 – Part 2

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You have ONLY TWO weekends left before Christmas. YEAH. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to), all locally purchasable here in DC (and a lot locally made, even). And-New Yorkers and Chicago peeps-99% of this is orderable too, don’t worry.

This year, we got SO ...

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Maketto Chef Erik Bruner-Yang Is Making a Salad For Sweetgreen

Source: Washingtonian Food

Fast-casual restaurants seem to be crawling with cameos these days. Taylor Gourmet has featured hoagies from the likes of José Andrés and Daikaya chef Katsuya Fukushima. Shake Shack offered burgers from Maketto chef Erik Bruner-Yang and Today show co-host Al Roker. And G by Mike Isabella has a constant rotation of sandwiches from fellow local chefs, and more recently, food writers.

Now Sweetgreen is introducing its first DC-specific chef collaboration. Bruner-Yang—he’s everywhere!—has assembled a salad that will be available at all Washington shops from November 3 through January 4.

The Maketto Dinner Bowl, as it’s called, sadly won’t ...

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Four big takeaways from Erik Bruner-Yang’s lawsuit against Toki Underground

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

It’s been a few months since we learned that Erik Bruner-Yang no longer held the title of executive chef at Toki Underground, but it’s increasingly apparent that the relationship between Bruner-Yang and the people with whom he opened the H Street NE ramen restaurant in 2011 has become toxic. On Friday, Bruner-Yang filed a civil suit in […]

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Now in DC Vending Machines: Banh Mi, Local Art, and Portable Urinals

Source: Washingtonian Food

What does local beef jerky have in common with kombucha, condoms, Pepto, and fancy PB&J? Besides being the makings of one hell of a party, they’re all products you can find in Guerilla Vending machines. The District’s first custom-vending company was launched last year by former Toki Underground chef Mike Galyen and government scientist Alex Hastings. Together with friends in the food industry, they’ve fashioned creative mini-marts stationed inside Maketto, the Pug, Union Market, and other busy venues where quick-grab edibles and necessities come in handy. Items tend to fall in three categories: convenience (phone chargers), quirky ...

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Bao, Cheesesteaks, and Where To Find Other Trendy Dishes in DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

Veggie Bowl

Our pick: “Eden”—six vegetables, garlic yogurt, cilantro sauce, and quinoa—at Beefsteak (Foggy Bottom, 202-296-1421; Dupont, 202-986-7597).

Hummus

Our pick: Hummus with fried cauliflower, green onion, “everything” spice, and pita at Little Sesame (1306 18th St., NW; 202-463-2104).

Bao, Cheesesteaks, and Where To Find Other Trendy Dishes in DCFrito Pie

Our pick: Chili with Fritos, cheddar, and scallions at Meats & Foods (247 Florida Ave., NW; 202-505-1384).

Bao, Cheesesteaks, and Where To Find Other Trendy Dishes in DCFried-Chicken Sandwich

Our pick: “Not So Classic” biscuit sandwich with tahini at Stomping Ground (2309 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria; 703-364-8912).

Bao, Cheesesteaks, and Where To Find Other Trendy Dishes in DCCheesesteak

Our pick: “Philly? Not Rilly” sandwich—with tri-tip and provolone—at Ray’s Hell Burger (...

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