First Look at Stephen Starr and Joe Carroll’s New DC Restaurant: St. Anselm
“In the restaurant world, Stephen Starr openings are kind of like Spielberg premiers. You know they’re going to be big productions that involve a lot of talent and money, and the hype usually pays off.” Read more via Washingtonian.
Brooklyn Steak House Debuts in D.C. with Eclectic Wine List
“I kind of call us a tavern, but there’s definitely a steak house–like component to what we do, and D.C. is definitely a steak and wine kind of town.” Read more via Wine Spectactor.
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The stars align at St. Anselm, a tavern for the time
“St. Anselm was born with a silver spoon in its mouth. Make that three, actually: Stephen Starr, Joe Carroll and Marjorie Meek-Bradley. When news broke that the trio were opening a restaurant across from Union Market in the District, some of us forecast a hit on the horizon.”
Eater DC Names St. Anselm Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley Chef of the Year
“Tasked with lending a local perspective to an established Brooklyn brand, Marjorie Meek-Bradley pulled off a major feat. At the St. Anselm tavern that opened in Northeast D.C. in September, Meek-Bradley has flipped the stuffy D.C. steakhouse stereotype on its head, deploying a fun, fresh menu full of salads and sides that draw attention away from a full complement of animal proteins.”
The Washington Post review of St. Anselm
The principals behind St. Anselm near Union Market have a favor to ask: Please don’t call their restaurant, an import from Brooklyn, a steak house. While the menu showcases a lot of meat cooked on a grill and a slew of sides that sound like perfect companions, the team would prefer you to think of St. Anselm as “a tavern,” says co-owner Stephen Starr: “a restaurant that happens to have steak on the menu.”