Did you know that the month of August is National Peach month and that according to Chinese folklore (no I’m not Chinese), peaches are associated with and powers of immortality? Popular ethnic eats guru, Mary Kong-Devito of Girl Meets Food and author of City Paper’s new column, “Are you gonna to eat that?!” confirmed that even today “peaches [...]
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 [...]
We have seen witnessed several unprecendented events this year already that illustrates the power of the people. Since 1998, the editors of Food & Wine have feasted their way from coast to coast, seeking out 10 innovative chefs with a distinctive vision creating exceptionally delicious food and bestowed upon them [...]
When the temperature drops in DC, nothing warms the body more than a delicious hearty meal sitting next to a fireplace sipping a glass of wine or cocktail. DC offers the best fireside dining with opportunities to sample cuisine from the world’s best chefs.
Some of the city’s oldest buildings are located in Georgetown, including 1789 [...]
Looking for some foodie fun this weekend? The Dining in DC Foodie Itinerary includes food-related events for this weekend. Below is a compilation of various, food-related events, such as tastings, fall festivals, and workshops or classes throughout the DC Washington Metropolitan area.
This time of year is peak harvest [...]
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On Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at Union Row in the heart of the U-street corridor in Washington, DC Lauren DeSantis, host and producer of local television series and blog the Capital Cooking Show which highlights the abundance of cultural influences on the culinary industry in Washington, DC debuted her latest project — the Capital [...]
On Tuesday, March 23, 2010, restaurateurs, celebrity chefs and key restaurant industry players flocked to The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC for a celebration as the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced the 2010 RAMMY Award Nominees. Hosted by emcees Nycci and David Nellis, hosts of Dishing it Out on Federal News Radio, Washington, DC’s only food [...]
There is a lot happening. The buzz on the street is of course about the new restaurant opening, “Ris” in West End(2275 L Street, NW) by former 1789 Executive Chef Ris LaCoste. I’ve run into her on the food trail and she is a very nice lady. It’s taken several years for her to [...]
I had the pleasure of dining at 1789 on Wednesday night to try their latest seasonal 3 course, chestnut-inspired tasting menu only available this month. Last month the tasting menu offered apple-inspired dishes. In December there will be a new 3 course menu for just $40. I look forward to hearing what Executive Chef, Dan [...]
Each year the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) honors extraordinary professionals within the Washington, DC area restaurant industry at their Restaurant Awards Gala, The RAMMYS. Prominent restaurant employees, chefs, and local restaurants are celebrated and recognized within thirteen award categories. In 2009, the five finalists for the “Rising Culinary Star” award are Cedric Maupillier from [...]
Each year the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) honors extraordinary professionals within the Washington, DC area restaurant industry at their Restaurant Awards Gala,The RAMMYS. Prominent restaurant employees, Chefs, and local restaurants are celebrated and recognized within thirteen award categories. In 2009, the five finalists for the “Rising Culinary Star” award are Cedric Maupillier from Central [...]