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In Defense of D.C. Food

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 09.11.2013 | DC
Sam Hiersteiner

Mark Furstenberg's recent piece in the Washington Post Magazine, titled " What's Missing From D.C.'s Food Scene. A lot.," seems like it would have been a better commentary on the city if it had been published a decade ago.

Teddy Roosevelt Themed Restaurant Has Some Surprises

Posted 06.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Signature cocktails, small plates, wild game and faux taxidermy: that's how we honor Teddy Roosevelt. Thanks to the success of Lincol...

LOOK: Local Foodies Rejoice! Your Grocery Store Has Arrived!

Posted 04.22.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Whole Foods, YES Organic Market and farmers market customers will have a new grocery destination beginning this Sunday. Glen's Garden Ma...

Oven-Roasted Carrots With Fennel

Nik Sharma | Posted 04.04.2013 | Taste
Nik Sharma

It might be chilly outside, but there are already some wonderful signs of delicious and fresh produce from the local farms in the area. When I saw these gorgeous rainbow carrots, I knew I had to have them at my dinner table.

LOOK: 'The Oscars of D.C. Restaurants' Announce Nominees

Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nominations for the 31st annual RAMMY Restaurant Awards Gala -- known as the "Oscars Of D.C. Restaurants" -- were announced Tuesday ...

Want The Barbecue From 'House Of Cards'?

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you were planning on a visit to Freddy's, the barbecue joint that fictional Rep. Frank Underwood visits on a regular basis in "House ...

Horse Meat In D.C.-Area Ikea Meatballs?

Posted 02.25.2013 | DC

Should D.C.-area Ikea-shoppers plan to forego meatballs, if they don't want to eat horse meat? The company says neigh. After horse meat was fou...

What Are The Wizards Up To This Time?

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 02.06.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards want you to see them live. If the return of John Wall and wins against power-houses Chicago Bulls, Los Angele...

Meat-Free Week Is Nigh, And Delicious

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 02.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After Meat Week, both vegetarians and carnivores may want a cleanse. D.C.'s 4th annual Meat-Free Week is here for you. From Feb. 4-11...

LOOK: Local Carnivores Are Going To Be So Happy (And Full)

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For the past four years barbecue lovers in the District have spent the week before the Super Bowl celebrating another American classic: ...

LOOK: Mari Vanna Opening Near Dupont Circle

Posted 01.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local Russians who want a reminder of the mother country now have a cozy sanctuary near Dupont Circle. Mari Vanna, with locations in Mos...

'An Affordable Alternative To Farmers Markets'

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Whether you're a local eater who regularly misses the neighborhood farmers market or are trying to eat healthier in 2013, Washington's G...

LOOK: Small Business Saturday In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If the crowds and discounts of Black Friday seem like a big box nightmare, relax, there's always tomorrow. Small Business Saturday allow...

PHOTOS: Locals Swap Food At Special Event

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The second DC Food Swamp attracted more than 40 home cooks, chefs and creative types to swap savory and sweet items on Sunday afternoon ...

A Market Without Money, DC Food Swap Starts Sunday

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you doing anything with that basil plant in your kitchen? Do you have too many homemade pickles on your hands? Want to trade what yo...

LOOK: Cosby, Obama Featured On New Mural At Famous Spot

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Ben Ali Way alley between the Lincoln Theatre and Ben's Chili Bowl off U Street NW has received a colorful facelift. A mural by loca...

D.C. Restaurant Showcases Four Regions Of Indian Cuisine

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. is an international city in part because of its food. On Monday, we recommended a Sri Lanken meal at Monsteratt House. Last week we...

Metro D.C. Residents, Who are We Anyway?

Hulya Aksu | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Hulya Aksu

What does it mean to be a resident of the Metropolitan D.C. region? What defines us as a people and a culture?

Easy Like a Sunday Morning

Ris Lacoste | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC
Ris Lacoste

On Sundays, I am free to have coffee at home, watch my Sunday morning pundits and go to Church -- my Church, the Dupont Circle Farmer's Market.

I've Never Met a Pumpkin I Didn't Like... or... How Nice It Was To Be in California Again

Ris Lacoste | Posted 01.03.2012 | Food
Ris Lacoste

2011-11-03-Screenshot20111103at2.02.53PM.jpg Have you ever heard of a turban squash? What about a black pumpkin? Hubbard? Rouge Vif d'Etampes? They are all winter squash in various shapes, sizes and colors.

Market Rapport

Ris Lacoste | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC
Ris Lacoste

It is the middle of October, so it is definitely time to go to a football game, take a walk through the woods, and come home to a pot of autumn soup. Here is what I would do.

The Chipotle Spinoff That's Being Called 'One Of The Best Fast-Food Ideas In Years'

Posted 11.28.2011 | Food

ShopHouse Kitchen, Chipotle's new Asian-themed spinoff in Washington, DC, quietly started serving food almost a month ago, and officially opened on Se...

D.C. Is No Foodie Mecca

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC
Eli Lehrer

Washington, D.C. certainly has a better and more varied restaurant scene than most other cities of about the same size. But I'm not sure if D.C. can become a true "culinary capital" anytime soon.

Will Top Chef Michael Schlow Open His Doors In DC?

Washingtonian.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In the last couple of years, lots of celebrity chefs from all over the country have descended upon Washington. Last week, we heard that another big-na...