So, it looks like I’m destined to dine only at Italian restaurants when going out in the area to eat for the remainder of this year (3 weeks ago, it was Ovvio Osteria in Merrifield)… not that I’m complaining. If anything, it works out because half of the time that’s what I’m craving nowadays. It’s also nice to see […]
Category: Washington D.C.
Getting out of the District these days can be a challenge if your resources are limited. Money, time off from work and travel companions all weigh into the planning process. Recently, I needed a BREAK. Searching the map much like Prince Akeem in Coming to America, I scoured quick getaways that would not empty the […]
A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to see Marcus Samuelsson give a talk at Sixth & I, which was connected to his new cookbook release: Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home. The talk was less about his recipes, and more about his background, influences and unique perspective when […]
As the old saying goes “The second times the charm”. That is exactly what happened the last time I visited Boss Shepherd’s in Penn Quarter. On my first visit, I left feeling disappointed and confused: How could a menu boasting so many great dishes have no way of proving it? The fried chicken lacked any […]