Etiquette Tuesday

Etiquette Tuesday:  #pieitforward
[ 0 ] August 5, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: #pieitforward

Continuing with Etiquette Tuesday’s combination of Good Deed Tuesday’s, check out your next reason to indulge in pie this August: Throughout August, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab will donate one dollar from every slice of its Mostly Raspberry Pie sold to Martha’s Table, dedicated to developing sustainable solutions to poverty affecting DC through education, nutrition, clothing and […]

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Etiquette Tuesday:  Move on.
[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Move on.

I have been seeing a lot of this lately:  the uninvited wedding guest.  Honestly, I have been guilty of this myself by adding on a plus one to my wedding invite not knowing that this little block of space is only for my name and not two.  I, however, will refrain from asking for a […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  Yes! Cents for Change
[ 0 ] July 15, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Yes! Cents for Change

Miriam’s Kitchen is an initial beneficiary of Yes! Organic Market’s new “Yes! Cents for Change” program. This initiative will donate five cents to local non-profit organizations each time customers shop with their own grocery bags. “Miriam’s Kitchen and Yes! Organic Market both know the value of fresh food and sustainable practices,” said Chef Emily Hagel, […]

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Where I'm Eating

Where You Should Be Eating:  Fat Pete’s BBQ
[ 0 ] September 12, 2014 |

Where You Should Be Eating: Fat Pete’s BBQ

Before I could locate Fat Pete’s BBQ, the aroma found me first.  The smell of BBQ permeates the Cleveland Park neighborhood letting folks know there is a new sheriff in town: Fat Pete’s BBQ.  It can command this attention with tender brisket and ribs inside those doors alongside the best grits on this side of […]

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Toro Toro: On the Run Exec Express Lunch
[ 0 ] September 11, 2014 |

Toro Toro: On the Run Exec Express Lunch

I was in the mood to have a little variety for lunch and decided to try Toro Toro. I have been there for happy hour and remember the food tasting so good. I chose Toro Toro on this particular day because it was beautiful outside and I knew they had an outdoor patio. It was […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Zengo Test Kitchen
[ 0 ] September 4, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Zengo Test Kitchen

Zengo’s Test Kitchen is one my fave pastimes in the District.  It gives diners a chance to travel around the world without traveling around the world.  Having spent a considerable amount of time in China in 2008, it was nice to revisit some of the scents and flavors that I came to know via my […]

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Drinks on Me

Good Deed Tuesday:  No Kid Hungry
[ 0 ] September 16, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: No Kid Hungry

On Monday September 29, eight of DC’s top chefs will gather at The Gryphon for the final installment of Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail competition to benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. From 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Washingtonians can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city’s most renowned culinary talent, […]

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FLOFest DC: September 1st
[ 0 ] August 28, 2014 |

FLOFest DC: September 1st

WHAT: FLOFest DC 2014 is a music, wine and literary festival designed to showcase Jazz, Latin, Alternative Rock music, specialty wines, international food and books for the public’s Labor Day enjoyment. It will take place Monday, September 1st with gates opening at 10 AM at the DC Gateway to showcase tastings and pairing workshops, an […]

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New Kid on the Block:  Ocopa
[ 0 ] August 21, 2014 |

New Kid on the Block: Ocopa

Ocopa is the newest kid on the block, and with award winning mixologist Glendon Hartley behind the bar…only magic can occur. Regardless of when you decide to go, try as many pisco sours as you can; but if you can’t decide, we suggest you start with these four. Red Radish Chilcano Mate Pisco Chief’s Mix Raspberry Rose Pisco […]

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What's Going On

Good Deed Tuesday:  No Kid Hungry
[ 0 ] September 16, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: No Kid Hungry

On Monday September 29, eight of DC’s top chefs will gather at The Gryphon for the final installment of Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail competition to benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. From 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Washingtonians can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city’s most renowned culinary talent, […]

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New Brunch Alert:  Chez Billy
[ 0 ] September 5, 2014 |

New Brunch Alert: Chez Billy

  Chez Billy Petworth will begin serving brunch this Sunday, September 7 with a menu assisted in design by their neighbors via a poll taken on PoPville. Expect traditional French fare like croque madame, classic brunch items like brioche french toast and vegetarian options like sweet potato hash. Brunch will be served every Sunday from 11am-3pm.  […]

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As Seen On…
[ 0 ] August 11, 2014 |

As Seen On…

In case you missed it, here are the Top Five Places to Stay Cool & Stuffed this August as seen on my segment last week on ABC 7, Channel 8 Let’s Talk Live DC. The Taste of Linganore is August 10 (12 pm- 5 pm) and the event will showcase some of Frederick, Baltimore and […]

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Bethesda Has Good Eats

Where I’m Eating:  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row
[ 0 ] July 24, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe @ Bethesda Row

 Bethesda Row is a great place in the summer for shopping and has plenty of dining pit stops to go around after you’ve spent some cash on fashion. After roaming aisles and clothing racks, go get your sip on and chill out at Vino Volo’s outdoor patio.  Vino Volo Wine Bar Cafe in Bethesda Row has a new summer menu that […]

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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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Breakfast Options

New Brunch Alert:  Chez Billy
[ 0 ] September 5, 2014 |

New Brunch Alert: Chez Billy

  Chez Billy Petworth will begin serving brunch this Sunday, September 7 with a menu assisted in design by their neighbors via a poll taken on PoPville. Expect traditional French fare like croque madame, classic brunch items like brioche french toast and vegetarian options like sweet potato hash. Brunch will be served every Sunday from 11am-3pm.  […]

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Breakfast in the City!
[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |

Breakfast in the City!

Finding brunch is easy, but breakfast in the city is another thing.   I am all over this new breakfast at J&G Steakhouse.  Check out the deets below: Lobbyists and lawyers alike (and who ever else is hungry) can now enjoy breakfast at J&G Steakhouse with amenities fit for the busiest of eaters. Enjoy Executive Chef Philippe […]

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Unlimited Zengo
[ 0 ] November 16, 2012 |

Unlimited Zengo

There’s a new unlimited brunch in town and it’s at Zengo.  Recently, I visited the Chinatown restaurant on a weekend, which is quite unusual since I try to avoid Downtown DC on the weekends.  The new $35 unlimited brunch tapas and flavored mimosa’s sparked my interest.  The new brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday […]

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