Category: restaurant reviews

All About Spanish Olives
[ 0 ] November 15, 2013 |

All About Spanish Olives

The Season for Olives!  Chef Aaron McCloud already had a knack for creating out-of-the-box dishes at Cedar Restaurant in D.C. but now the Spanish inter-professional table olives organization, Olives from Spain, has given him more reason to expand outside the norm.  Olives from Spain has chosen eight U.S. chefs to highlight Spanish olives on their […]

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Old School Flavor
[ 0 ] November 13, 2013 |

Old School Flavor

A few nights ago while waiting on Modern Family to return from commercial break, the Red Lobster monthly special flashed across my screen.  The “Crabfest” is back and it made me start to salivate immediately.  Now some of you are judging me now and some of you are totally with me on this craving.  If […]

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Where I’m Eating:  The Ripple Effect
[ 0 ] November 7, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: The Ripple Effect

After living on Connecticut Avenue for several years, Cleveland Park became a second home for me.  With my stomping grounds mainly in the Vann Ness neighborhood, it is no surprise that I ventured out to find good food.  The day Ripple opened and I had the opportunity to nibble on their risotto was the day […]

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Dishes We Love: 1905’s Fried Pickles
[ 0 ] November 1, 2013 |

Dishes We Love: 1905’s Fried Pickles

Finding fried pickles around these parts is about as hard as finding someone in DC who does not carry a business card. They are a rare breed. It is intimate spaces like 1905 Restaurant on 9th street that luckily offer surprises on the menu such as fried pickles. Why a surprise? If you ever visit […]

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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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