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Taste of the Market Fundraiser: February 10

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation DC will host ‘Taste of the Market’ to officially kick off this year’s culinary event. The event will feature Taste of the Nation DC restaurants creating dishes using ingredients found at Union Market. Participating restaurants such as Bibiana, Cashion’s Eat Place, Graffiato and The Source will utilize products found daily [...]

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DC Area Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Feasts

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 opt [...]

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DC Area Restaurants Celebrate National Peach Month

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 [...]

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For the Love of Lamb! What are “ewe” looking at?

If you were at DC’s historic Eastern Market on Monday, May 21st, then ewe were one of the lucky ones to witness eighteen of the nation’s capital baaad-est chefs engaging in a fierce competition for who would take the title for serving the most lambtastic dish at the 2nd Annual DC Lamb Jam. Sponsored by [...]


2nd Annual DC Lamb Jam! Where will Ewe Be?

Where else can you go with hundreds of people around and shout, “Hey! Nice rack!” and get away with it?
Save the date for Monday, May 21, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. when twenty of DC’s most talented chefs will ewe-night for the 2nd Annual American Lamb Jam produced by the American Lamb Board.
This ultimate taste-off [...]


The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Awards Rammy 2011 nominations announced!

In the Washington, DC Metropolitan area restaurant industry, few awards hold the same esteem as the respected RAMMY awards. Tonight ramped up the RAMMY season captivating the DC restaurant community and dining public alike. Tonight, restaurateurs, chefs and key restaurant industry players attended the highly anticipated event at The [...]


Washington, DC area Restaurants and Chefs receive James Beard Award Nominations.

It’s that time of year again. The countdown to May and the annual James Beard Foundation (JBF) Awards has begun. Today the nominations of the semifinalists for the Restaurant and Chef Awards, were announced. Judges from across the country will take a look at the list below and vote to narrow it down [...]


Food & Wine announces nationwide competition for People’s Best New Chef.

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 [...]

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Bibiana offers new budget-friendly Lunch suitable for foodies.

If you haven’t been to Bibiana, then you are missing out. I have dined for both lunch and dinner and will swear by the food and the service. Now with the addition of a new fixed price fall lunch menu at the 24-seat lounge and 12-seat bar, you have no excuse. The ‘Pranzo Al [...]


Return to Bibiana: A second look.

My very first visit to Bibiana was for lunch a year ago on September 4, 2009, its opening day. Since, I have recommended it so highly to everyone. I had such a wonderful meal with top-notch service, which is usually difficult to find the same day a restaurant opens. Bibiana’s servers were knowledgeable about each [...]

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DC’s Most Notable Chefs to participate in Toyota Farm to Table Tour Thursday, July 29.

On Thursday, July 29th at FRESHFARM Market by the White House (810 Vermont Avenue NW), some of D.C.’s most talented Chefs will participate in the Toyota Farm to Table Tour which showcases the connection between farmers, chefs, farmers markets and the communities they serve. Now in its second year, the Toyota Farm to Table Tour [...]

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Best New Restaurant Rammy Nominees Poll. Enter to Win a Dining Certificate!

Which is Your Favorite Restaurant?
Which do you think will win the 2010 Rammy for Best New Restaurant?
Vote in the Poll and Leave a Comment about WHY it is your favorite to be entered!
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2010 RAMMY Awards is in just two weeks on June 6, 2010 where the Rammy [...]

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Rammy nominations announced!

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 [...]