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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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:  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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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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