Category: Various Cooking Styles

Products We Love:  The New Vending Machines.
[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Products We Love: The New Vending Machines.

Vending machines have certainly received a facelift.  Long gone are the days of 8 oz. canned sodas and stale potato chips.  Check out five new treats being offered down the chute: 1.       Farmer’s Fridge (US): Farmer’s Fridge boasts healthy and delicious salads and snacks on-the-go via an automated kiosk.  Packaged in recyclable plastic mason-like jars and made fresh each […]

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What I Learned at L’Academie.
[ 6 ] January 22, 2014 |

What I Learned at L’Academie.

Twenty weeks is hard to cram into one post but I will certainly try, these were some of my favorite weeks to date.  Last year I took on the challenge of completing L’Academie de Cuisine’s Culinary Techniques 101 (CT101) course, which is designed for individuals who are amateur chefs that cook often at home or […]

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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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Where I’m Eating:  Makoto
[ 0 ] September 5, 2013 |

Where I’m Eating: Makoto

There are some restaurants that are good but it is rare that I leave a restaurant and phenomenal rolls off the tongue with ease.  Makoto is that place.  Phenomenal service, phenomenal food and phenomenal setting.  Tucked in the MacCarther Boulevard neighborhood in a humble entryway, Makoto commands the attention of the true “foodie”.  Shoes off, cell […]

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Thinking about Juicing? What You Should Know  Before You Start
[ 0 ] August 2, 2013 |

Thinking about Juicing? What You Should Know Before You Start

• Fruits & veggies happiness studies: Plenty of new research shows that adding more produce to your daily diet can benefit your mental health and sense of well-being. In one analysis of the eating habits and moods of 80,000 British adults, researchers at Dartmouth and the University of Warwick found that those who consumed the most fruit […]

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