A friendly reminder posted in the vestibule of the days-away-from-opening Bayou Bakery at Hill Center. (Courtesy Bayou Bakery)
Hillites, strap on your hungry pants now. Hill Center is poised to serve up a long-awaited eatery and has cooked up a new grilling curriculum.
Countdown to Crescent City Chow
He’s put down roots across the river, but New Orleans native David Guas said he fell in love with Capitol Hill when he first moved to the north.
Bayou Bakery founder and Travel Channel host Gaus. (Courtesy Scott Suchman)
During an April 27 discussion about his new cookbook, “Grill Nation,” Guas said that after relocating from the Big Easy, he spent a good deal of time at the home of then-Roll Call publisher Mary Glassman and her husband, ex-Roll Call editor James Glassman.
He found the environs intoxicating, noting that the wealth of historic properties and vibrant community reminded him of lazy days spent lounging on stoops in the French Quarter, drinking in the scenery by observing those “having way too much fun” as they stumbled by.
He’s jazzed to officially become a part of the fabric of the neighborhood with the debut of his sophomore establishment. Full story