Category: cultural cooking

Etete Just Changed the Way You Look at Ethiopian Cuisine
[ 0 ] April 27, 2017 |

Etete Just Changed the Way You Look at Ethiopian Cuisine

Ethiopian food is my thing. If you come to D.C. for a visit or to live, you can guarantee that will be the first place I will ask you out to eat.  I usually know who is going to love it and who is going to hate it.  Anyone that inquires about rice will fall […]

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A Look Into History with Mt. Vernon Triangle’s Ottoman Taverna
[ 0 ] June 1, 2016 |

A Look Into History with Mt. Vernon Triangle’s Ottoman Taverna

Décor, décor, décor!  The open space filled with white walls has the opposite effect than it does in someone’s home.  In this space, it gives life.  Airy and light are the feelings that ran through me the first time I visited Ottoman Taverna.  I felt like I was outside of the District where restaurants often […]

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Meatless Mondays?
[ 0 ] December 8, 2014 |

Meatless Mondays?

Trying to get fit during the winter can be a challenge. With all the holidays and family gatherings, getting fit can sometimes take the back burner.  If, however, you are looking to stick to your plan and want variations to your typical Meatless Monday, you should check out Mediterranean Vegetarian Feats by Aglaia Kremezi. Aglaia […]

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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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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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