In this episode we visited Teddy & The Bully Bar in downtown Washington DC and had the pleasure of speaking with the owner Alan Popovsky. He is an amazing restaurateur with years of experience who shares many great stories about Teddy & The Bully Bar and Lincoln which are two iconic restaurants in Washington DC.
Alan shares his gratitude of working with award winning Maggie O'Neill who is the Principal CoFounder + Chief Creative Officer at SWATCHROOM.
Follow her at @swatchroom
Learn how the menu is created at both Teddy & The Bully Bar and Lincoln with the help of Demetrio Zavala. He is a renowned chef, partner and multiple time Chopt winner
Follow him at @chefzavala
Why are local ingredients and producers important to Alan? He tells us all about it!
Interested to hear some of the best dishes like the chicken pot pie at Lincoln or a delicious scallop dish at Teddys? Keep listening…
Local community is important to Alan and he feels “You are responsible to give back to the community.” We discuss how both Teddy & The Bully Bar and Lincoln were great platforms to raise money for the community.
Alan also talks about how @kathyhollinger President and CEO of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington has been great for restaurants in Washington DC by being an huge advocate with local and federal governments. He also talks glowingly about @murielbowser and how she has been incredible for the restaurants in Washington DC by continuing to advocate for grants that many of the restaurants would not exist today without!
Which famous president and other celebrities have visited Teddy & The Bully Bar and Lincoln? Press play to find out!
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