Author Archive: Chassis

Chassis is a a born & raised Washingtonian with a weakness for comfort food and fusion cuisines. When she's not traipsing around DC, Maryland, & VA in search of new restaurants to eat at and attending food-related events, she can be found in her kitchen blasting an iPod & filling the house with various aromas.

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Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro – Reston, VA
[ 0 ] July 15, 2014 |

Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro – Reston, VA

Being a comfortable “P.G. Countier” (new term that I recently came up with? haha), I don’t really venture out to Reston that much.  Maybe for a random bite or to see a fun festival every few years but normally you can find me somewhere in DC, MD, Arlington, or Alexandria. Vinifera Wine Bar and Bistro […]

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World Tour: Taiwan’s State Banquet 2014
[ 0 ] June 21, 2014 |

World Tour: Taiwan’s State Banquet 2014

Not too long ago, Taiwan was named one of the top 10 countries to visit, according to Lonely Planet list of Best in Travel. After attending Taiwan’s state banquet last month on May 22, I would have to say that I agree. Before I dive into the food, let me tell you about the venue […]

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Dishes We Love: Taste of Tysons 2014
[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

Dishes We Love: Taste of Tysons 2014

Summer means food festivals, wine festivals, wine AND food festivals for DC, and specific cities within the Virginia and Maryland area. We currently have the Taste of Georgetown,  the annual Food & Wine Festival at the National Harbor, the Truckeroo Food Truck Festival, and Brew at the Zoo, just to name a few. Fortunately for […]

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One on One with Carla Hall
[ 0 ] June 12, 2014 |

One on One with Carla Hall

Not too long ago, I had the awesome pleasure of attending a sit-down chat with others of the general public for the fabulous Carla Hall who spoke with Pati Jinich of Pati’s Mexican Table at the Sixth & I Synagogue in NW D.C. to discuss her new cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the […]

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Drinks on Me: Cocktail Fun at the Gibson
[ 0 ] March 21, 2014 |

Drinks on Me: Cocktail Fun at the Gibson

To date, the Gibson has been identified has a speakeasy bar and lounge that serves unique cocktails. You would’ve never heard me say this though. Being the “go out, have dinner and all drinks at the same place” kinda girl that I am, I had heard of the bar but had never been. As of […]

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