Just in time to be thankful, the First Annual Grape Festival at Zaytinya is going on now through Sunday, November 27, 2011. Now you can partake in a celebration honoring the little fruit that changed the world, with special dishes, cocktails, wines, and tasting events! Jose Andresand his team at award-winning mezze restaurant Zaytinya, led [...]
After being married almost eight years, my husband and I finally decided to take a special trip to celebrate our wedding anniversary. With two kids (ages seven and three), we don’t often get the opportunity to disappear for a week or even a weekend. If you have kids, then you can relate. If [...]
We’re not quite there yet, but we’re closer than we think. Once the cold sets in, there is nothing more comforting than dining and enjoying a glass of wine or cocktail beside the warmth of a roaring fire. Oh wait, there is! It’s even more comforting knowing that it you can enjoy a fine meal [...]
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 [...]
This morning, DC area residents celebrated with the announcement that Diane Gross & Khalid Pitts, Co-Owner’s of Logan Circle’s Cork Wine Bar tapped Chef Robert Weland as Cork’s new Executive Chef. Early last month, the DC area was shocked when Chef Weland announced his departure from Poste Modern Brasserie, after seven years of service.
At Poste, [...]
On Wednesday night, October 12th, two Georgetown restaurants, Bangkok Joe’s and Ristorante Piccolo donated 25% of proceeds from their dinner sales to the first annual Take A Bite out of Breast Cancer to support Pink Jams!, an outreach and fundraising campaign focusing on early detection in young women and men under 40 years old.
As summer comes to an end and busy fall schedules begin, visit your neighborhood French bistro, Mon Ami Gabi as they invite you to sit back, relax and leave the cooking to them, as they, along with Lettuce Entertain You, present the 2ndannual Lettuce Wine and Dine You dinner.
Tonight Monday, September 26, call the sitter, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Are you hungry? Good … join me at the next DC Food Blogger Happy Hour which will be held on Wednesday, August 3rd on the patio at the J&G Steakhouse, located in the W Hotel (515 15th St., NW). If you haven’t been there then you’ll be shocked by the amazing food and expansive wine [...]
There are a lot of “foodies” in town and even more food bloggers, including yours truly, who all have their opinion about DC Restaurant Week. Proponents support the concept of restaurant week, generally because they agree that the promotion is helpful to bolster business in an otherwise slow time of the year for the [...]
Like a summer movie blockbuster, rarely does a restaurant so highly anticipated , as Graffiato (707 6th St., NW) live up to the hype. Mike Isabella‘s first baby whose name means graffiti or scratched– is the latest addition the GalleryPlace\Chinatown ‘hood, open just 10 days when I visited, and has been one of the most [...]
Finally! This Thursday, June 23rd, Top Chef All-Stars Runner-Up (and local hero) Mike Isabella will open his first restaurant, Graffiato, an Italian-inspired restaurant in Chinatown (707 6th St., NW). Bar and dinner service will begin at 5:00 pm, seven days/week with lunch service to start up in a few weeks. Reservations are being [...]
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.
Enjoy a free live concert in front of PAUL Bakery, an authentic family-owned boulangerie [...]