Savored: New Discount Service for Top-Rated Restaurants

Savored has recently blown up in the foodie world. In the most basic sense, it’s a discount service for pricey restaurants. Formerly, VillageVines, Savored has re-branded under a new partnership with Zagat to… Continue reading

Childhood- Grant Achatz

You might remember when I blogged about Grant Achatz and his latest venture Next Restaurant in Chicago. The restaurant features a new theme every few months (four times a year) with a completely different menu, and… Continue reading

I’m Back! Sort of…..and A Taste of Atlanta

So I have probably been losing credibility every day for this hiatus that I’ve been taking from my blog, but I am actually in my final semester of grad school and it’s taking… Continue reading

Why is there no good Cuban food in DC??

Answer me this! I love Cuban food- Growing up, I had family that lived in Miami and one of my favorite parts of my visit was tasting authentic Cuban food. I also have… Continue reading

Sag Harbor Dining and Long Island Wineries

This past weekend I traveled to Sag Harbor, New York to celebrate the birthday of one of my besties. Sag Harbor is a little town in Suffolk County, New York (part of Long… Continue reading

DC Food Events and Same Side of the Booth-Sitters

DC Food Events: American Institute of Wine and Food’s Annual “I Love Crab Cakes” Competition at Phillips Flagship Restaurant (900 Water St., SW): September 12; 6:30 to 9 PM Les Dames d’Escoffier, My Louisiana …… Continue reading

Crostini Craziness

Crostini , which means “little toasts” in Italian, is a fantastic appetizer to prepare for guests or bring to a party. It can be prepared in advance and usually involves simple and inexpensive ingredients (you… Continue reading

Escaping Hurricane Irene at Culinaria Cooking School in Vienna, VA

This past weekend, in the midst of Hurricane Irene I participated in a cooking class at Culinaria Cooking School in the lovely suburb of Vienna (outside Tyson’s). The school was founded by Stephen… Continue reading

Summer’s End, Plus DC Food Events

Some of you may have wondered how I could possibly afford to eat out all the time. The answer: I can’t. Summer is a time where I find myself making plenty of excuses… Continue reading

Alexandria Restaurant Week: Columbia Firehouse

A lot of people in the area might not realize that right after DC Restaurant Week comes the Alexandria Restaurant Week. Yes, to many residents of DC (mostly twenty-somethings) this land of Alexandria seems… Continue reading

Rabbit in Clarendon: Early Look

Last night I was craving a salad (as I normally do on Mondays after weekends of indulgence) so I decided it was the perfect time to make a trip to the new Rabbit… Continue reading

Restaurant Week: Prime Rib

Think: old people. This was my first impression of the restaurant when I walked in to meet the group of girls I was dining with that night. The dimly-lit, ornate dining room with… Continue reading

Restaurant Week: Bibiana

First of all, I am aware that you should never judge a restaurant based purely on your experience during Restaurant Week. Many restaurants remove their best dishes from the menu in order to… Continue reading

Happy Bday Julia Child and DC Food Events This Week

Happy Bday Julia! Today would be Julia Child’s 99th birthday if she were still with us. Julia is known for her renowned cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking in which she adapted French… Continue reading

Scandinavian Food in DC

Random, random post, I know. BUT- I just had to say goodbye to my childhood bestie who is moving to Norway to start a program at University of Oslo and to unite with… Continue reading