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 [...]


Re-creating Chef Susur Lee’s Singapore Slaw at Home.

I have really grown to love ZENTAN, internationally acclaimed chef Susur Lee’s Washington, DC restaurant located in the Donovan House Hotel (1155 14th Street, NW) in Logan Circle. I’ve learned to love Susur, even more since watching him compete on Top Chef Masters last year and earned the highest marks in Top Chef Masters history. [...]


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Top Chef Masters dinner featuring top scoring dishes by Susur Lee offered at ZENTAN June 24.

Top Chef Masters Finalist, Susur Lee. Photo courtesy of Bravotv.com
ZENTAN, located in Donovan House hotel, is offering Washingtonians the opportunity of a lifetime – to have an authentic Top Chef Masters judge experience! For one night only, ZENTAN will offer a five-course dinner featuring top scoring dishes from Executive Chef Susur Lee’s appearance on this [...]

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Capital Cooking Cookbook is as well-rounded as our nation's capital with recipes from DC's best chefs.

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 [...]

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DC Food Blog Happy Hour at Zentan, June 2.

Our monthly DC Food Blogger Happy is rapidly approaching. For June, we’re going to be meeting up at the Donovan House hotel’s ZENTAN — the very hip and happening Asian-inspired restaurant, known for it’s superb sushi located at 1155 14th street NW. Come meet and mingle with your fellow food bloggers on Wednesday, June 2, [...]

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Zentan is jazzing it up this spring with Blue Mondays and Lucky 7's happy hour.

Internationally famed Chef Susur Lee introduced DC diners to his inventive global Asian cuisine with ZENTAN, located in the Donovan House – a Thompson Hotel (1155 14th Street, NW) almost a year ago, in June 2009. Within one year, Washingtonians have become dazzled by Chef Lee’s Asian fusion menu featuring favorites from Shang in [...]

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Tonight: Susur Lee's ZENTAN offers an exclusive dinner with Sushi Expert Trevor Corson.

Tonight, Wednesday, March 3, 2010 my sushi-enthusiast husband and I are very excited to attend a special dinner at ZENTAN. They will host an exploration of sushi with leading authority and author Trevor Corson, the only Sushi Concierge in the United States. Led by Trevor, the five-course sushi dinner, will feature an array of ZENTAN’s [...]