Food

Chefs on the Move: McCrady’s Jeremiah Langhorne Headed to Washington

The toque from the popular Charleston eatery could land in Shaw.

Big news in chef moves today:
Jeremiah Langhorne, the current chef de cuisine at McCrady’s in Charleston,
South Carolina, may be opening his own restaurant in Shaw.
Post and Courier critic
Hanna Raskin reports
that Langhorne is in the process of negotiating a lease for a 45-seat eatery in the
neighborhood.

‘“We’re going to be doing food that’s very similar [in terms of] attention to detail,
but with a much more relaxed atmosphere,”’ Langhorne tells Raskin. She notes that
the District’s growing restaurant scene (beyond “expense account steak dinners”) provided
the incentive to move, as well as Langhorne’s childhood growing up in Virginia.

McCrady’s chef/owner
Sean Brock—who’s also behind Husk in Charleston and Nashville—has promoted sous chef
Daniel Heinze to lead McCrady’s kitchen. Stay tuned for more details as they become available.

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Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.

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