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Dining in DC’s Top 10 Memorable Bites

Over the course of the last four years, since I started the blog, I have been asked many times what my favorite restaurant is or even where I would go if it was my last meal on Earth. To a person who spends more money on dining out than anything else, this is a very [...]

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Iceland: Far more than Bjork and the Blue Lagoon

Guest post by Daphne Domingo of Go Gastronomy

Deliciousness was not a word I would have ever considered associating with Icelandic culture – until now. On November 17, I had the opportunity to attend a reception to celebrate Iceland’s annual Food & Fun Festival at the residence of home of Ambassador Mr. Hjalmar W. Hannesson [...]

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Win 2 tickets to the First Annual Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival.

The Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival is an annual reception celebrating the spectacular regional produce of the Mid-Atlantic region. Each year the event will showcase a red fruit and 2010 kicks off with the delicious and juicy TOMATO. At the fest, local area farmers will be sourcing DC area’s most talents chefs such as [...]

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The First Annual Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival and Recipe Contest.

On September 24, 2010 the First Annual Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival will be held at the International Trade Center at the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington, DC. The Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival is an annual reception that will focus on the spectacular regional produce of the Mid-Atlantic region by pairing top area farmers [...]

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Dish of the Week Spotlight: Masa 14

I reported on the opening a week or so ago; however, to sum up, Chef Richard Sandoval, who brought us his marriage of Latin-Asian flavors, Zengo has partnered with award winning Chef Kazuhiro “Kaz” Okochi of Kaz Sushi Bistro to bring us their new joint concept serving Latin and Asian small plates. After several months [...]

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Tuesday's Feature: New Restaurant Openings

Even in today’s tough economy, miraculously somehow the local DC metropolitan area restaurant industry has managed to bode relatively well despite the downturn. It is even more astounding that there have been so many restaurants opening this fall. The following includes a brief listing of recent restaurant openings:
Kellari Taverna – Owner Stavros Aktipis and Partner [...]

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Restaurant Week Top Ten Picks

Restaurant Week occurs twice a year during the slow restaurant season in the winter (usually January) and the late summer (usually August). Restaurants are typically slow around the holiday season and in the summertime when people take vacation away from the DC area. Many restaurants welcome Restaurant Week as a way to drum up [...]

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Masa 14 Launches with Antonio Burrell as Chef de Cuisine

Chef Kaz Okochi of Kaz Sushi Bistro

Almost every possible ethnic cuisine is represented in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Well except one – Latin-Asian. Often a restaurant is Latin or it is Asian -rarely would you find both under one roof. Chefs Kazuhiro “Kaz” Okochi of Kaz Sushi Bistro and Richard Sandoval of La Sandia/Zengo [...]