Category: appetizers

Blue Duck Tavern:  Strawberries are in Season
[ 0 ] May 6, 2016 |

Blue Duck Tavern: Strawberries are in Season

Nothing says warm weather has officially arrived then the welcome of fresh strawberries. Strawberries are personally my favorite fruit and Blue Duck Tavern is a restaurant after my own heart!  I visited Blue Duck Tavern to check out their new Spring menu and was presented with so many options incorporating strawberries.  Blue Duck Tavern offers […]

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Recipe Mashup of the Week:  DC Harvest’s Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Kale & Roasted Vegetables On Carrot Puree Topped with Goat Cheese
[ 0 ] January 20, 2016 |

Recipe Mashup of the Week: DC Harvest’s Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Kale & Roasted Vegetables On Carrot Puree Topped with Goat Cheese

I love DC Harvest.  I visited there a few months ago and indulged in all things bacon (*See my visit below).  Now I am singing a new song and loving all things quinoa and goat cheese, hence the recipe below via DC Harvest.  Try it and tell us what you think! DC Harvest’s Crispy Quinoa […]

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Dish to Try this Week:  Grouper Ceviche
[ 0 ] January 6, 2016 |

Dish to Try this Week: Grouper Ceviche

New year equals new eating goals and one of those goals is to eat more fresh seafood.  Zengo’s latest Culinary Tour menu has a plethora of ways for me to keep my resolutions including a grouper ceviche that has helped to change my mind about one of my least favorite appetizers.  Ceviche is never on […]

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Happy Hour @ Guarapo
[ 0 ] March 6, 2015 |

Happy Hour @ Guarapo

Guarapo is a Latin tapas restaurant, bar and hookah lounge in Clarendon in Arlington Virginia. They recently hosted an event to showcase their daily Happy Hour specials.  JKGF met with other local bloggers over some great food, drinks and hookah. If you ever looking for a great spot for happy hour or hookah, check out […]

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Recipe Pick:  Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
[ 0 ] September 17, 2014 |

Recipe Pick: Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms

Thanks to Paulding & Company, a full catering kitchen based in San Francisco that was founded by mother-daughter duo Tracy and Terry Paulding, for this weeks recipe.   Yield:  32 pieces 32 medium sized brown mushrooms (crimini) 2 Tbs. butter 1 cup fresh sourdough breadcrumbs (or dry bread crumbs, if you don’t have fresh, but use […]

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