Post Tagged with: "Graffiato"

Washingtonian’s AT&T Best Of Washington: A Foodie’s Paradise

Washingtonian’s AT&T Best Of Washington: A Foodie’s Paradise

By Punch Correspondent Mallory Sofastaii  If you’re into amazing food, drinks, and an incredible venue, then you missed out on last night’s AT&T Best of Washington party. However, you still have the chance to visit Washington’s top-rated restaurants, bars, gyms, stores, etc. published in Washingtonian Magazine’s Best Of Issue. The sold-out event benefited the Leukemia [...]

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Upcoming WHCAD #5, Clinton Millennium Network at the Hamilton, NYC’s The Great Gatsby Premiere, Trust Luncheon, Refugees International Dinner and …

Upcoming WHCAD #5, Clinton Millennium Network at the Hamilton, NYC’s The Great Gatsby Premiere, Trust Luncheon, Refugees International Dinner and …

Sometimes writing about life is really challenging when you are so busy out LIVING it. The more “seasoned” I get, it seems the more difficult it is. I suppose after now almost seven years of blogging, I have to remember the real reason I started: to share with my friends, family, clients, and colleagues what [...]

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Announcing the 1st Annual D.C. Trucky Awards : There’s More to a Food Truck than the Food

Years ago my friend now managing editor of Pacific Punch and globe trotting travel writer, Lindsay Taub emailed me about covering a cool event in downtown LA, the first Art Weekend.  She wrote of the “food truck” scene and their huge following…I was like what the heck do you mean by that?  Food trucks?  It [...]

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Mike Isabella Does Mexican in Georgetown | Bandolero’s Tacos & Tequila Fiesta

Mike Isabella Does Mexican in Georgetown | Bandolero’s Tacos & Tequila Fiesta

We already know Chef Mike Isabella, the tattoo-covered “tough guy” with a gentile approach celebrity chef knows how to do Italian.  I mean, all you have to do is stand in the super crowded Graffiato for 30 minutes (while you wait for a table) and listen to the oooooh’s and ahhhhh’s from the well-satisfied and [...]

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Muse at the Corcoran : Preview of the 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair

Muse at the Corcoran : Preview of the 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair

By Punch Palate Correspondent Megan McGrath Last Thursday I stopped by Muse at the Corcoran for a preview of Chef Todd and Ellen Gray’s 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair.  The upcoming event on February 1, 2012, is not only a fabulous reception featuring a wide range of talented chefs across the city, but also directly benefits the [...]

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Chef Mike Isabella Set to Open His Second Restaurant in D.C.

Chef Mike Isabella Set to Open His Second Restaurant in D.C.

I just finished an interview with Black Tie DC today and we were discussing the rise of restaurants in Washington.  You see, many chefs and restaurateurs aren’t satisfied with opening one single establishment; the constant need to feed is prevalent especially as of late.  Here’s another success story: chef/owner/Top Chef All-Star Runner Up, Mike Isabella, [...]

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Out to Lunch and Other Food News

Out to Lunch and Other Food News

One good thing about having friends in restaurant PR is that you get the insider’s heads up on where to dive in head first.  Thought we’d share some good news with you about several local establishments: For Lunch: J&G Steakhouse introduces JG2GO. Many of Jean-Georges’ signature sandwiches, salads, house made cookies, brownies and sodas are [...]

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Mike Isabella and Friends Celebrate the Opening of Graffiato with an ‘Oven-Warming’ party

Mike Isabella and Friends Celebrate the Opening of Graffiato with an ‘Oven-Warming’ party

By Punch Palette Correspondent Lena Marie and photos by Zeid Derhally I officially have a new favorite restaurant in DC. Mike Isabella, I sincerely thank you for opening Graffiato. It’s what Washington, DC really needs. Last night, Mike Isabella, Top Chef: All Stars runner up celebrated the opening of his new restaurant Graffiato with fellow [...]

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