Etiquette Tuesday

Good Deed Tuesday:  Eat Pie.
[ 0 ] July 14, 2015 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Eat Pie.

Joe’s is serving up a pie this month that will not only fulfill your sweet tooth but get your donation stats up too.  Deets below: New to the Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab menu for July is the cherries jubilee pie, which features cherries baked in a traditional pie crust topped with streusel […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  To The Market, Survivor Made Goods
[ 0 ] June 16, 2015 |

Good Deed Tuesday: To The Market, Survivor Made Goods

You know how much I love good deeds and this weeks pick has to be one of my favorites by far.  Jane Mosbacher Morris is one of the most inspiring entrepreneaurs that I know with her venture, To The Market (TTM), Survivor Made Goods.  What is TTM?  See below: TTM is a social enterprise focused on […]

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Etiquette Tuesday:  Before You Head To The Cookout…
[ 0 ] May 19, 2015 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Before You Head To The Cookout…

Memorial Day weekend is the official beginning of summer festivities.  Everyone (and I mean everyone) is having, attending or thinking about cooking out this weekend.  Yours truly has three and counting, which will mean plenty o’ chargrilled flavor and rum punch concoctions.  I thought this was the perfect time to share etiquette tips for the […]

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Where I'm Eating

[ 0 ] July 30, 2015 |

Del Frisco’s Grille Does Summer

Del Frisco’s Grille hosted a Summer Kick off Patio Party to showcase new menu items and their newly revamped patio. At the last-minute, I realized that I had my dates mixed up and wasn’t able to join the party but was able to take in the flavors over lunch. All the stops was pulled out […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Blackwall Hitch
[ 0 ] July 23, 2015 |

Where I’m Eating: Blackwall Hitch

I have discovered my new people watching spot and it is in Virginia.  Good food, bridal shops and waterfront views have been my main motivation for crossing the bridge from the District to Virginia over the years.  Blackwall Hitch has joined the ranks of reasons to leave D.C. on any given afternoon for food and […]

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Dinner & A Movie.
[ 0 ] July 16, 2015 |

Dinner & A Movie.

Montgomery Mall has come a long way.  The food court has transitioned from an old episode of All in the Family to the Orange Room on the Today Show in the last few years.  In addition to upgrading the food court, the Mall has upgraded its movie theater amenities.  By moving The Metropolitan Kitchen & […]

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Drinks on Me

Drinks on Me:  World Baijiu Day
[ 0 ] July 31, 2015 |

Drinks on Me: World Baijiu Day

What is this?? My sentiments exactly when I got wind of Baijiu.  Never heard of it but I am curious and willing to celebrate just about anything with libations.  Cheers! World Baijiu Day is on Saturday, August 8th.  World what day?  Exactly. Baijiu is by far the largest spirit category in the world – 13 […]

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Drinks on Me: Celebrate Tequila Today!
[ 0 ] July 24, 2015 |

Drinks on Me: Celebrate Tequila Today!

 Thanks to El Original for today’s recipe celebrating National Tequila Day.  Cheers! Mexican Martini Recipe Developed by Garrett Flanagan for El Original  · 1.5 oz. Lime Juice · 1.5 oz. Simple Syrup · 3 oz. Tequila · 0.5 oz. Olive Juice Shake with ice, pour into martini glass, garnish with olives and enjoy!

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Recap:  Beer, Beer Everywhere!
[ 0 ] May 8, 2015 |

Recap: Beer, Beer Everywhere!

  It was Disneyland for Beer Lovers! Over 15 local breweries, food, music and four different liquor flavored Cigars (Whiskey, Scotch, Rum and Bourbon) at the Mid-Atlantic Spring Beer Festival! THE CHALLENGE was to taste all the new and “vintage” beers from our local breweries. For 30 dollars, you get ten drink tickets and a […]

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What's Going On

Bonefish Grill’s Hooked on Tuesdays
[ 0 ] July 29, 2015 |

Bonefish Grill’s Hooked on Tuesdays

Bonefish Grill gives you an excuse to put the pots and pans away, take a night off, and go out to dinner on a Tuesday. They have introduced a new surf and turf menu for the whole family.  Take a look at the new menu below and a few dishes I tried.  Seafood is one […]

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Wine in the Yards.
[ 0 ] July 22, 2015 |

Wine in the Yards.

Love a good glass of vino?  An event to fulfill your fetish. WINE YARDS  Saturday, August 1, 1-5pm The Yards – 301 Water Street SE Tickets are $25 in advance Join Washington City Paper for an afternoon of wine tasting and live music. More than 20 wineries & vineyards — including Opici Wines, Red Ink Imports, Senator […]

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DATE CHANGE:  Barbecue World Debuts in DC
[ 0 ] July 16, 2015 |

DATE CHANGE: Barbecue World Debuts in DC

Sunday’s August 2, 2015 forecast calls for plenty of sun and BBQ! Check out this great event coming up.  Pitmaster Rob Sonderman will shut down all operations at DCity Smokehouse for one day to bring us Barbecue World.  DCity Smokehouse will partner with Mess Hall to bring you a day of unlimited food!  Imagine unlimited ribs, […]

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Products to Watch

Products to Watch:  Tessemae Dressing, Marinade & Dip
[ 0 ] July 29, 2015 |

Products to Watch: Tessemae Dressing, Marinade & Dip

Tessemae is one of those products that was created to make your life easier.  Think semi-homemade but really homemade.  Make sense?  Probably not but here is how I look at a product like Tessemae in my cupboard:  10 minute dinner fix.  There are those days were turning into Chef de Cuisine sounds appealing and then […]

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Product to Watch:  ‘Chups
[ 0 ] July 15, 2015 |

Product to Watch: ‘Chups

Long gone are the days of your basic ketchup for your backyard BBQ.  A local company, ‘Chups, is seeing to it that ketchup gets a proper facelift.  Receiving a line of ketchup products did not excite my palate until the variety showed up at my front door.  With flavors like blueberry, cherry, mango, plum and […]

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Drinks on Me:  #PassportProgram
[ 0 ] July 10, 2015 |

Drinks on Me: #PassportProgram

Summer in D.C. opens the flood gates of drink specials.  It is as if the town wants to encourage cocktails and more cocktails now that the temperature has increased exponentially.  Of all the deals we have heard about this summer, DC Passport Program has our full attention.  The DC Passport Program works like this:  You […]

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Playing with Sauces

Product to Watch:  ‘Chups
[ 0 ] July 15, 2015 |

Product to Watch: ‘Chups

Long gone are the days of your basic ketchup for your backyard BBQ.  A local company, ‘Chups, is seeing to it that ketchup gets a proper facelift.  Receiving a line of ketchup products did not excite my palate until the variety showed up at my front door.  With flavors like blueberry, cherry, mango, plum and […]

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Products We Like:  Hudson BBQ Sauce
[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Products We Like: Hudson BBQ Sauce

Oh yes! Those were the words that spilled out of my mouth after my first taste of Hudson BBQ marinade.  Excitement for Spring and Summer BBQ’s rose as I envisioned the meats, shrimp skewers and veggies I can slap this sauce on for extra flavor.  Hudson’s has the spice factor of your favorite Cajun dish […]

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Johnna’s Award Winning Meatballs
[ 0 ] May 23, 2012 |

Johnna’s Award Winning Meatballs

Meatballs: 1 pound(s) ground beef 1 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 2 medium onion, chopped fine 4 garlic cloves, crushed and minced 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 5 slices of Bacon (sliced into 1″ pieces) Kosher salt (*to taste) Black Pepper (*to taste) 4 large eggs Spicy Meat Sauce: 2 tbsp. olive oil Crushed red pepper flakes (*to […]

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