Etiquette Tuesday

Etiquette Tuesday:  #pieitforward
[ 0 ] August 5, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: #pieitforward

Continuing with Etiquette Tuesday’s combination of Good Deed Tuesday’s, check out your next reason to indulge in pie this August: Throughout August, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab will donate one dollar from every slice of its Mostly Raspberry Pie sold to Martha’s Table, dedicated to developing sustainable solutions to poverty affecting DC through education, nutrition, clothing and […]

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Etiquette Tuesday:  Move on.
[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Move on.

I have been seeing a lot of this lately:  the uninvited wedding guest.  Honestly, I have been guilty of this myself by adding on a plus one to my wedding invite not knowing that this little block of space is only for my name and not two.  I, however, will refrain from asking for a […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  Yes! Cents for Change
[ 0 ] July 15, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Yes! Cents for Change

Miriam’s Kitchen is an initial beneficiary of Yes! Organic Market’s new “Yes! Cents for Change” program. This initiative will donate five cents to local non-profit organizations each time customers shop with their own grocery bags. “Miriam’s Kitchen and Yes! Organic Market both know the value of fresh food and sustainable practices,” said Chef Emily Hagel, […]

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Where I'm Eating

Dishes We Love: La Tomate Caffe
[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

Dishes We Love: La Tomate Caffe

At the end of last month, the awesome family behind La Tomate in Dupont Circle opened a caffe next door to their already well-known bistro (one of the many surprises that they plan to implement between now and the end of next year). The atmosphere is quaint and understated yet beautiful with natural lighting, large tiled […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen
[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen

I recently visited Water & Wall’s Pop Up, Uncle Paul’s Kitchen, which pays homage to Chef Tim Ma’s Uncle who paved the way for his culinary career (*see the full story here).  I will admit I was a bit taken aback when the dishes began arriving at the table where I had expected a more […]

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Something You Should Try This Weekend…
[ 0 ] August 1, 2014 |

Something You Should Try This Weekend…

This week I visited Belga Cafe, which is well beyond its years on the Hill.  The veteran role this restaurant plays in the SE neighborhood dining scene makes it seem like its been here since at least the 70′s.  The restaurant celebrates its 10 year Anniversary this year on the 8th street SE corridor, which […]

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Drinks on Me

New Kid on the Block:  Ocopa
[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

New Kid on the Block: Ocopa

Ocopa is the newest kid on the block, and with award winning mixologist Glendon Hartley behind the bar…only magic can occur. Regardless of when you decide to go, try as many pisco sours as you can; but if you can’t decide, we suggest you start with these four. Red Radish Chilcano Mate Pisco Chief’s Mix Raspberry Rose Pisco […]

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America’s New Favorite Beer? Guinness Blonde American Lager Launches Soon
[ 0 ] August 20, 2014 |

America’s New Favorite Beer? Guinness Blonde American Lager Launches Soon

Guinness is a household name among those who drink beer, but for those of us who shy away from their darker stout, become reacquainted with the world renowned brewer. Consulting American Master Brewer Joe Gruss, a team of experts consisting the VP of Marketing for Diageo Guinness USA came together to develop Guinness Blonde American Lager, the first and only […]

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Tequila at El Centro DF
[ 0 ] July 30, 2014 |

Tequila at El Centro DF

  What’s a great way to end July? Tequila! El Centro DF is celebrating the month of July by honoring a timeless favorite, Tequila. They are offering a wide variety of food and drinks incorporating the great bold flavor of Tequila. Take a look at all the wonderful, unique menu items. I suggest the ceviche. […]

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What's Going On

As Seen On…
[ 0 ] August 11, 2014 |

As Seen On…

In case you missed it, here are the Top Five Places to Stay Cool & Stuffed this August as seen on my segment last week on ABC 7, Channel 8 Let’s Talk Live DC. The Taste of Linganore is August 10 (12 pm- 5 pm) and the event will showcase some of Frederick, Baltimore and […]

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This Weekend:  Food Crawl
[ 0 ] August 8, 2014 |

This Weekend: Food Crawl

Since the days of the bar crawls are fading in Virginia, it’s refreshing to see that you can still crawl around the neighborhood with good company.  This time the mission is for food.  This weekend RUNINOut gets the party started with Clarendon’s 1st Food Crawl.  Check out the deets below: On Saturday August 9, RUNINOut and Social Group DC will […]

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TKO Burger Opens in Rhode Island Row, Washington, D.C.
[ 0 ] July 17, 2014 |

TKO Burger Opens in Rhode Island Row, Washington, D.C.

In the early part of 2014, I had pleasure of meeting Lance London, Owner and C.E.O. of the Carolina Kitchen restaurant chain. During this visit he talked about his latest restaurant venture, TKO Burger, and I knew I wanted to be among the first patrons to try out his new creations. My wish came true […]

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Bethesda Has Good Eats

Where I’m Eating:  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row
[ 0 ] July 24, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row

 Bethesda Row is a great place in the summer for shopping and has plenty of dining pit stops to go around after you’ve spent some cash on fashion. After roaming aisles and clothing racks, go get your sip on and chill out at Vino Volo’s outdoor patio.  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda Row has a new summer menu that […]

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Where I’m Eating: Jaleo
[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: Jaleo

I recently discovered a great alternative to spending your Monday evening in front of the television watching the Monday Night Football game at home: it’s Jaleo, a Spanish tapas restaurant located in the heart of Bethesda.  They feature their “Monday Night Flights”, a weekly series where they offer you a wide assortment of select Spanish wines to compliment […]

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Breakfast Options

Breakfast in the City!
[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |

Breakfast in the City!

Finding brunch is easy, but breakfast in the city is another thing.   I am all over this new breakfast at J&G Steakhouse.  Check out the deets below: Lobbyists and lawyers alike (and who ever else is hungry) can now enjoy breakfast at J&G Steakhouse with amenities fit for the busiest of eaters. Enjoy Executive Chef Philippe […]

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Unlimited Zengo
[ 0 ] November 16, 2012 |

Unlimited Zengo

There’s a new unlimited brunch in town and it’s at Zengo.  Recently, I visited the Chinatown restaurant on a weekend, which is quite unusual since I try to avoid Downtown DC on the weekends.  The new $35 unlimited brunch tapas and flavored mimosa’s sparked my interest.  The new brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday […]

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Where I’m Eating: Bottomless.
[ 0 ] October 25, 2012 |

Where I’m Eating: Bottomless.

Brunch with girlfriends is fun.  Brunch with girlfriends and unlimited mimosas is absolutely awesome.  Urbana is one of my fave brunch destinations in the city with girlfriends because though you have to share the space with other patrons, it still manages give you the feeling of seclusion.  With all the chatter swirling around the table, […]

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