Cruzin’ To Frederick Restaurant Week

Thanks to Chevrolet, I’ve been Cruzin’ all week in my brand new 2012 Cruze! Chevy graciously provided new vehicles to test drive to eight DC food bloggers, including myself, this week to take a bite out of all that Frederick, MD has to offer during the third annual Frederick Restaurant Week (March 5-11, 2012). While [...]

Things to Do with Guests in Town

Do you have guests in town for the Holidays? Check out this listing of fun (and often FREE) things to do this weekend, December 23-26th.
Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Seasons Greenings – The annual holiday exhibition includes poinsettias aplenty and model trains swirling around plant based [...]

Forgo the Cooking Stress and Dine out this Thanksgiving

To most, Thanksgiving means a home-cooked meal enjoyed with your (extended extended extended) family. I’ve cooked. I’ve put in my dues. To me, while lovely to spend time with your family, it ultimately translates to: hours spent burning your fingers, throwing your back out, and weeks of prep-time. If I had my choice, I’d [...]

Spooktacular Roundup: Halloween special events and promotions in DC area restaurants.

Celebrate Halloween with all Treats … and no Tricks! Many DC restaurants and lounges will celebrate Halloween with everything from a Ghost Roast at Poste, to a Doggie Happy Hour Costume Contest at Jackson 20, Pumpkin Carving competitions at Helix Lounge and Bar Dupont, a tweetup at Policy, and treats from Co Co. Sala! Have [...]

Make a unique Jack o’Lantern at PAUL Bakery and Cafe for Halloween

PAUL Bakery and Cafe has put a twist on Halloween. Make a Jack o’Lantern … from BREAD!
In May 2011, Paul Bakery opened its flagship store near the Navy Memorial in Penn Quarter bringing a little bit of France to the District. For Halloween, Paul is putting a distinctively French twist to the very American [...]

Todd Gray’s Watershed Patio Clam Bake this Sunday

Don’t miss The ‘Shed’s first Patio Clam Bake this Sunday, September 18 from 5-10 p.m. Todd Gray’s Watershed in the new up-and-coming NoMa neighborhood (Todd Gray from Equinox newest restaurant) is hosting what is sure to be a shuckin’ of a good time with an outdoor patio clam bake featuring an eastern seaboard tribute to [...]

The Best Time to Enjoy Washington, DC’s Waterfront Dining

Summertime is coming to an end with Labor Day just a week away. I think that now is the perfect time of year to enjoy outdoor dining with spectacular views and prime people-watching, especially when the sun goes down. Locals and visitors alike who enjoy delicious food and refreshing libations outdoors enjoy the warmth of [...]

The 6th Annual I Love Crab Cakes! Crab Cake Competition

It’s that time again! The American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF) is holding its 6th annual I Love Crab Cakes! Karen Cathey Memorial Crab Cake competition this year at Phillips Flagship Restaurant (900 Water St., S.W) at the Washington, DC Southwest Waterfront.
The annual competition and fundraiser featuring the Chesapeake’s finest and remembrance of [...]

First Annual Bluemont BBQ Bash and Certified BBQ Competition

Yeehaw! Come on par’ners! Join me and my family this Saturday, July 30th, at Great Country Farms for the newest and most exciting festival yet, the Bluemont BBQ Bash! I will be there to serve as a judge for the First State Certified BBQ Competition with competitors arriving from all over the [...]

Dog-friendly happy hours for the Dog Days of Summer in Washington, DC.

Who let the dogs out?! You did … and on purpose! Some of the Washington, DC area’s top eateries not only welcome four-legged traffic in their outdoor settings, but they make your furry companion feel right at home. Ever since I adopted a little pup-pup of my own last month, I’ve been looking for [...]

Dining in DC’s Foodie Itinerary: To Do Deliciously!

Looking for some foodie fun this weekend? The Dining in DC Foodie Itinerary includes food-related events for this week and weekend. Below is a compilation of various, food-related events, such as tastings, classes and workshops throughout the DC Washington Metropolitan area.
Tuesdays:

Enjoy a free live concert in front of PAUL Bakery, an authentic family-owned boulangerie [...]

Taste of Arlington Street Festival Today!

Today, May 22nd beginning at noon until 5 p.m., Ballston hosts its annual Taste of Arlington street festival. The annual Taste of Arlington features the cuisine of more than 40 restaurants, live entertainment, arts and crafts, children’s activities and a farmer’s market.
Proceeds from Taste of Arlington will benefit the Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington [...]

The Cherry Blossom Festival 2011 Concludes Today.

Every year, spring in Washington, DC is signified by the blooming Cherry Blossom trees, turning the sky pink around the Tidal Basin and filling the streets with admirers. Today, the National Cherry Blossom Festival comes to a close, but spring in nowhere in sight. We had a few unseasonably warm days in the last [...]

Foodie Itinerary This Weekend: Food Trucks Crawl at the Southwest Waterfront Festival

This Saturday, April 2nd, in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival plans on hosting the largest mobile food crawl of 2011. The developers of The Wharf (Madison Marquette and PN Hoffman) have invited nine of DC’s favorite food trucks to participate in the event. The food trucks [...]