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All We Can Eat: August, 2011

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011

The Family Dish: Reentry, aided by anchovies

Domenica Marchetti’s post-vacation dish calls for the best little tinned fish you can find.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Hatch forecast: When the peppers will hit D.C.

These grocery stores will be stocking and roasting the peppers in August and September.

By Timothy R. Smith and Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Wine | Tags:  shopping, Timothy R. Smith, Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011

The Family Dish: Nuts for cold sesame noodles

The recipe may never be perfect, but it hardly matters. Everyone loves cold sesame noodles.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: McDonald’s baguette gambit

Will fresh-baked baguettes attract the French to McCafes?

By Timothy R. Smith  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Shopping, Spirits | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 07/28/2011

One pastrami sandwich, hold the rye bread

Eola chef Daniel Singhofen messes with tradition with his deconstructed “Pastrami Sandwich.”

By Tim Carman  |  06:50 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Hold the Spam burger

Logan Circle will just have to wait for its Ted’s Bulletin.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:45 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Shopping, Spirits | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Market Roundup: July 27-Aug. 3

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Waffles without the syrup

Wicked Waffle near Farragut Square does offer strawberries and whipped cream.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Shopping | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Chat Leftovers: Six quick hits

About figs, crabs, old sherry, keeping chilies, split-top hot dog buns and pricey produce.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  Chat Leftovers, Free Range, Jane Touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Local PR pro snags wine blog award

Despite winning best new blog, David White isn’t ready yet to become a full-time wine writer.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Kushi owners talk about their tax troubles

When Darren Lee Norris and Ari Kushimoto Norris started missing tax deadlines, the city decided it had enough.

By Tim Carman  |  06:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: McDonald’s menu change

Apples will be included in every Happy Meal.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Shopping | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Smoke Signals: The meat smell of success

Jim Shahin takes the winners of the Smoke Signals barbecue sauce contest to — where else? — BBQ houses.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011

The Family Dish: Lobster? Roll with it.

Everyone’s favorite crustaceans combine in this easy, delicious New England classic.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, Family Dish

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Drink up D.C. You’re in third.

Washington is the third booziest “state” in America, behind North and South Dakota.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Shopping | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Good ol’ boy beer is putting on airs

From putting on the Schlitz to putting on the Ritz, beer has found its place among the air-pinkie drinkers.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Ricotta gnocchi

It sounds labor-intensive, but ricotta gnocchi delivers its many pleasures with little effort.

By Edward Schneider  |  06:15 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

A chef-driven wine with “good slammability”

Peter Pastan is pouring a new bottle at 2 Amys — his own.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

First impressions: Oh Fish!

Get ready for massive maki rolls at Kaz Okochi’s new Oh Fish!

By Justin Rude  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Justin Rude

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Better Know a Chef: The answers

Was the quiz about D.C.’s finest just too tough — or too ‘inside baseball’?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, chefs, quiz

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Cool off with a dip

5 ingredients, 5 minutes, one refreshing snack.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, recipes

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

First lady: Stores in food deserts will be a ‘game changer’

Three national retailers join forces with Michelle Obama to bring fresh food to underserved communities.

By Tim Carman  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Richard Brandenburg leaves ThinkFoodGroup

The former chef for Cafe Atlantico accepts a job at a real estate development company.

By Tom Sietsema  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tom Sietsema

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Market Roundup: July 21-27

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith, markets

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/20/2011

The mysteries of mumbo sauce

D.C.’s classic wing sauce may have a history that pre-dates Asian-run carryouts.

By Tim Carman  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Cheap beer: A cure for the summertime blues

Thank H Street (and Jayson Werth) for providing us with cheap cold beer during the dog daze of summer.

By Fritz Hahn and Alex Baldinger  |  03:40 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Fritz Hahn, Alex Baldinger

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Michelle Obama’s desert storm

Major grocery chains plan to bring water (and produce) to America’s food deserts.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Shopping | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Chat Leftovers: DIY basil oil

Easy to make, risky to keep.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  Chat Leftovers, Free Range, Jane Touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Wine Bloggers Conference pops a cork in Va.

More than 300 bloggers will get a taste of Old Dominion’s best bottles this weekend.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Wilson: He’ll Tweet from Tales until toasted

Our Spirits columnist will live-Tweet the Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans, until he can’t.

By Jason Wilson  |  05:45 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits | Tags:  Jason Wilson

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The Condiment Caper

How one group of Austrians satisfied their condiment jones.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Chefs, Television, Comfort Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/19/2011

An exercise in honesty and social voyeurism

Bethesda’s Honest Tea is again conducting a social experiment to see which city is the most honest.

By Tim Carman  |  12:25 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Slightly more than a penny for her thoughts

A Capitol Hill woman wins $250 for guessing the exact number of pennies on the floor at Lincoln.

By Tom Sietsema  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Sietsema

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Smoke Signals: The shell(fish) game

Chef Barton Seaver knows the secret to grilling perfect lobster every time.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:10 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Early buzz on Rogue: Reservations sold out

Seats may be gone for the opening weekend, but reservations are now available for August at Rogue 24.

By Tim Carman  |  04:45 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011

The Family Dish: Something fishy about the Caesar salad

The one made at Domenica Marchetti’s house must include anchovies.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti, domenica@domenicacooks.com, The Family Dish, recipes

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Craft beer drinkers, start your thirsts.

Belgian Restaurant Week has plenty to offer for beer geeks, too.

By Greg Kitsock  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Norton unveils rickey plaque at J.W. Marriott

D.C.’s latest historic plaque can be found at the 1331 Bar & Lounge, home (sort of) of the rickey cocktail.

By Tim Carman  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: ‘I’ll have the whole animal’

Could whole animal feasting be the next big thing?

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:15 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Knocking back Rhinos at the zoo

Ashburn’s microbrewery, Lost Rhino, made a splash at Brew at the Zoo.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Pea and spring onion risotto

Peas and rice: Perfect for hot summer days when you don’t feel like eating much.

By Edward Schneider  |  05:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Better Know a Chef* (D.C. edition)

A quiz that will test your trivial pursuit of knowledge about a few of our favorite Washington pros.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, chefs, quiz

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011

The rickey earns a place in D.C. history

It’s not yet D.C.’s official cocktail, but Col. Rickey’s favorite drink is one step closer.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Bow to the Spaghetti Monster!

Austrian motor vehicle authorities sort of recognize Pastafarianism.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Restaurant Week set for August 15-21

Make those reservations now if you want to enjoy real savings during the semi-annual promotion.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/14/2011

McCart hired as New Times food critic

The local food writer will report to work in South Florida on Aug. 1.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Harry Potter edition

Get to know your Potter cuisine as the final chapter of the cinematic series opens tomorrow.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Recipes | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith, Lunch Room Chatter

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Taste and Tweet tonight about Virginia viogniers

Follow along as wine bloggers share their opinions about Virginia’s signature grape.

By Tim Carman  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman, Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Tales of the Testers: Whither/weather the praline

In all this humidity, I was seeing spots.

By Jane Touzalin  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tales of the Testers | Tags:  Jane Touzaln, Recipe Finder, Tales of the Testers

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Market Roundup: July 13-20

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Ask Andres: D.C.’s top chef chats about America Eats

Join our chat tomorrow with Jose Andres about his pop-up restaurant dedicated to America’s culinary history.

By Tim Carman  |  05:15 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Eat Local First Week features talks, tours

Hey locavores, we have your Eat Local First Week events right here.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Stephanie Merry

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Ben’s big idea

The iconic diner considers expanding beyond its U Street hub.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:15 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Television, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Chat Leftovers: Grill gunk

Having a grill is fun — but then you have to clean it.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  Chat Leftovers, Free Range, Jane Touzalin

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011

A wine tasting live from your own couch

Join a number of wine bloggers Thursday as they Tweet their thoughts on Virginia viognier.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Poll: Is Michelle Obama a hypocrite for loving burgers?

The first lady eats a lot of burgers in public. Does that make her a hypocrite for advocating healthy food for kids?

By Tim Carman  |  03:45 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The chef in the trash can

A New York chef spills the beans on her boss.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Television | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 07/12/2011

R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24 to open July 27

Will the former Vidalia chef’s debut restaurant become a destination like Minibar and Komi?

By Tim Carman  |  10:15 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Smoke Signals: Canada grills U.S. in BBQ

America had tradition and hubris on its side, but Canada still smoked the Yanks in a July 4 barbecue throwdown.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Boqueria to open location on Dupont Circle

The New York tapas restaurant boasts a D.C. connection: Its owner, a Georgetown grad.

By Tom Sietsema  |  04:45 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tom Sietsema

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011

The Family Dish: Flatbread for all

A Fabio Trabocchi recipe is easy and adaptable.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: No food for these tots

A Pennsylvania restaurant bans noisy, wailing, slobbering children under 6.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:15 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Television | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Homemade ice cream in 90 seconds or less

Faith Holmes of Sweet Freeze mesmerizes the crowd at the Fancy Food Show with her liquid nitrogen ice creams.

By Tim Carman  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fancy Food Show, Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Beer: DC’s brewery boom marches on

The ChurchKey owners plan a new operation, Eataly may bring its Delaware-meets-Italy brews to town, and more.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/10/2011

The Fancy Food Show: live Tweets from the Food section

Three staff members from the Food section are roaming the show and will offer live commentary on Sunday afternoon.

By Joe Yonan  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Mislabeled salmon, endangered tuna

Pacific Northwest diners aren’t getting what they paid for. Meanwhile, more bad news for tuna.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Food Politics | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Urban spare ribs

Summer may call for BBQ ribs, but city dwellers know that ribs respond well to smoke-free ovens, too.

By Edward Schneider  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Sliced bread turns 83

At 83, sliced bread gets the cake.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Food Politics | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Remembering Debra Whiting of Red Newt Cellars

The pioneering chef from the Finger Lakes region dies in a car accident.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Market Roundup: July 7-13

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Return of the soda fountain

Soda fountains with properly clad jerks are making a return.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Food Politics | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Chat Leftovers: Olive brine

When the olives are gone, the brine lives on.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Gary Vaynerchuk on regional wines

The wine author and social media guru shares his thoughts on bottles from The Other 46.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

The right time to get picky about crabs

First-timers and old hands can pick up tips from chef John Shields’ how-to video.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping | Tags:  Bonnie Benwick

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 07/05/2011

What’s the future for Minibar and Cafe Atlantico?

The new America Eats Tavern has complicated the plans for the two Jose Andres concepts.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Why can’t you get into the Fancy Food show?

Tens of thousands are invited to this year’s event in D.C., but not you. NASFT’s Ron Tanner explains in this Q&A.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping | Tags:  Bonnie Benwick

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Edible homework

Your kids don’t like math? Here’s one way to get them interested: Bake their homework.

By Tim Carman  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Beer, Holiday, Media, Spirits | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011

What did you make for the Fourth of July?

Did you fire up the grill? Put together a picnic? Let us know what you ate to celebrate our nation’s birthday.

By Tim Carman  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Smoke Signals: Battle tested

Jim Shahin has some ideas on how to improve the Safeway barbecue battle as it approaches its 20th anniversary.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/04/2011

Send in the Clown Shoes this summer

The Massachusetts beer maker offers the perfect summer quaff with Clementine White Ale.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: The perfect Pimm’s Cup

Skip the saccharine soda and make a Pimm’s Cup with your own infused simple syrup.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:40 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits, Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/01/2011

The things we learned about TenPenh on its closing

The house of Asian fusion served it last meal yesterday, but its name (and food) will live on.

By Bonnie Benwick and Tim Carman  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Bonnie Benwick, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Chef-driven picnic food

It’s 4th of July weekend, and several chefs want to help you put together an All-American feast.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011

A food snob’s guide to the Folklife Festival

Looking for authenticity at the Folklife Festival may be a fool’s errand, but you can still eat well.

By Tim Carman  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Manure is your friend

The EPA has discovered that potentially dangerous manure from dairy farms can be beneficial for soil.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Further evidence Todd Gray is chef of the year

No mere foot cast can keep this Rammy winner out of the kitchen.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Hook will likely remained closed for months

The Georgetown seafood restaurant, the owner says, suffered significant damage during a fire today.

By Tim Carman  |  06:40 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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