Category: cultural cooking

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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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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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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Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival
[ 0 ] February 27, 2014 |

Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival

  Oyamel Cocina Mexicana will hold a Tequila and Mezcal Festival from March 10th through the 23rd.  You can visit the restaurant during the festival for an authentic taste of Mexico.  The restaurant will feature a live Mexican band, small bites, and tequila tastings.  Check out a few upcoming events! Festival Kickoff Party (3/10/14- 6PM […]

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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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