Year In Review: October


Bread pudding at Meritage

We’re doing our year in review. Next up, October, 2009, a month with 25+ openings.


Dish of the Month

Lamb at Fond

Styer isolated a rope of lamb leg muscle and treated it almost like a tenderloin, cooking it medium-rare and dressing it faintly with allspice. The side of braised red cabbage was nearly port-like in its intensity, contrasting perfectly with tiny roasted Brussels sprouts. – Trey Popp, City Paper

Notable Openings

Chew Man Chu, fish, Gemelli, Koo Zee Doo, MidAtlantic, Square 1682

Notable Closings

Alphabet Soup, Coquette, Pond