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All We Can Eat: December, 2011

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Michel Richard pays tribute to Palladin with dinner

On the 10th anniversary of Jean-Louis Palladin’s death, his long-time friend cooks up a six-course tribute dinner.

By Tim Carman  |  10:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Chefs, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Market Roundup: Dec. 4

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Chat Leftovers: Lemon aid

Is there a way to keep cut lemons fresh?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Books for the wine lover on your gift list

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre has more gift ideas for those who like to drink and read at the same time.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Books, Holiday | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Great Wall to keep pace with its tony neighbors

The former dive on the trendy 14th Street corridor closes for dine-in service to undergo renovations.

By Tim Carman  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Smoke Signals: Pork Barrel opens today (no, really)

The long-delayed Del Ray barbecue joint is scheduled to start smoking meats as soon as tonight.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Tasty Kabob cook suffers minor burns in accident

A cook aboard the food truck suffers minor burns after a propane tank accident.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 4: The crying game

They’re shedding tears again on “Top Chef: Texas,” and it has nothing to do with the heat of the chili peppers.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Beltway Brewery: This beer’s for you

The future Virginia brewery plans to rent out tanks and fermenters to those in dire need of suds.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Market Roundup: Nov. 26-27

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

By Becky Krystal  |  04:44 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Tuscan twist

Tuscan kale in pasta all’amatriciana? Don’t thumb your nose at it until you’ve tried it.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Turkey Carving 101: Tips from chef Bryan Voltaggio

Chef Bryan Voltaggio shares tips on proper carving techniques.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Miriam’s Kitchen takes on a Finnish flavor

A Finnish chef gets a taste of homelessness in Washington, and the homeless get a taste of his cooking.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Cranberry sauce recipes: Think outside the can

Try these ideas for a new take on the iconic condiment.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Vegetarian and vegan recipes for Thanksgiving

Meat and other animal products don’t have to be a part of the holiday.

By Becky Krystal  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011

William Shatner warns about dangers of turkey frying

The Department of Homeland Security and Star Wars actor released videos warning people about deep frying fires.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Chat Leftovers: Double your fun!

Got lingering Thanksgiving food questions? Join today’s special chat.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  Chat Leftovers, Free Range, Jane Touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Murchie: The voice for vinifera on the East Coast

The American Wine Society bestows the Award of Merit to Alexandrian Gordon Murchie.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Pecan and other pie recipes for Thanksgiving

Go classic or traditional? We’ve got you covered.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Ba Bay goes buh-bye on Capitol Hill

The owners say they had to close the Vietnamese restaurant due to circumstances beyond their control.

By Tim Carman  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Thanksgiving menus that are Staff Favorites

If you’re looking to update or upgrade your Thursday feast, the Food section offers personalized options, start to finish.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, Joe Yonan, Tim Carman, Becky Krystal

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Casseroles, gravies and brines: Recipes to make ahead

Early and timely prep will keep your Turkey Day kitchen train running on time.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Stuffing recipes for a complete Thanksgiving meal

There’s more than one way to put stuffing on the table this holiday.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Smoke Signals: A state (or city) of grace

Jim Shahin has much to be thankful for, if he can ever spit it out.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Tomato paste as veggies: The whole picture

Tomato paste may be nutritious on its own, but it can be a whole ‘nother thing in pizza.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Gluten-free recipes for Thanksgiving

If you or someone you’re hosting is eating gluten-free, we have some suggestions.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Sweet potatoes: Casseroles and other Thanksgiving recipes

Try one of these recipes for a new take on the classic Thanksgiving side.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:09 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

The spice in right in two craft beers

Stone Brewing and Boston Beer prove there’s room for chili peppers in their special-release brews.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011

Thanksgiving leftovers 2.0, by ingredient

If you’ve got extra turkey, cranberries, pumpkin, potatoes or stuffing, you’re in luck.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  recipes, Thanksgiving leftovers, Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Rogue 24’s R.J. Cooper to take leave for surgery

Two sous chefs are expected to lead Rogue 24 in Cooper’s absence, but Bryan Voltaggio could also lend a hand.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Fungal finger food

Hen of the woods mushrooms as a pre-dinner snack? You bet.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/17/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 3: Boringville

Three episodes into the new season, and Carol Blymire is still looking for a dish, any dish, to love.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Market Roundup: Nov. 17-23

Plan your shopping trip with our guide, which lists what foods each farmers market has in this week.

By Becky Krystal  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week, Chefs | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Turkey: recipes for roasting, smoking and glazing

These recipes will help ensure an excellent main course for any Thanksgiving meal.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:13 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Good Food Awards pig out on Creme de Cochon

Nathan Anda’s whipped lard is a finalist for a Good Food Award.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas’: The Tweeting party

Three Post staffers and one regular contributor offer snarky commentary of the Bravo cooking show.

By Joe Yonan  |  07:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Joe Yonan, Top Chef

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Mashed potatoes: recipes for a simple and delicious Thanksgiving side dish

These simple but delicious preparations make perfect Thanksgiving side dishes.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:03 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Fargione’s Elisir to open for lunch on Dec. 1

The former chef at Teatro Goldoni finally has a place of his own in downtown Washington.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Chat Leftovers: Thanksgiving Q&A

The smaller side of turkey: How do you brine or stuff the breast?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Green beans: Casseroles and other recipes for a delicious Thanksgiving side dish

The best green bean recipes from our Recipe Finder for a delicious Thanksgiving side dish.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:33 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Wine wars: Deliver us from the plonk

The solution to a deluge of $15 bottles is not to sink to the level of Two-Buck Chuck.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Mysterious Memphis Barbeque set to open soon

Northern Virginians can look forward to the debut of the mysterious Memphis Barbeque.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Beer: Franklin’s sweet and sour week

Maryland brewer Mike Roy, fresh off some industry awards, tries a “ludicrous” method to make a sour rye saison.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Key Ingredient: Carrots

Take home some of the carrots showing up at area farmers markets, and try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

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

Cooking Off the Cuff: Apples with horseradish

A trip to Vienna inspires homemade apfelkren, an easy horseradish-spiked sauce that enlivens meats.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Capital Food Fight live Tweets

Don’t have a ticket to tonight’s sold-out Capital Food Fight? Then follow our Twitter commentary.

By Tim Carman  |  05:25 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Key Ingredient: Bitters

If you liked this week’s Spirits recipes featuring bitters, try these suggestions from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Phyllis Richman: The semi-naked truth in trendy dining

Former Post critic Phyllis Richman visits Pearl Dive Oyster Palace and gets an earful.

By Phyllis Richman  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Phyllis Richman

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas’: The wrangling, part 2

Quite possibly the longest lead-up to the actual competition in the show’s history. But is bigger really better?

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Merroir: Like ‘terroir’ but more watery

A Virginia restaurant wants to give you a tour of the Chesapeake via its oysters.

By Nevin Martell  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nevin Martell

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Market Roundup: Nov. 10-16

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

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/09/2011

“Top Chef: Texas” live Twitter feed

Join us tonight as the Food section takes another bite out of “Top Chef: Texas.”

By Tim Carman  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Key Ingredient: Chestnuts

If you liked this week’s chestnut soup recipe, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:23 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Chat Leftovers: Thanksgiving Q&A

As the holiday approaches, here’s some help. And find more in today’s chat.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011

You can’t judge a bottle by its cork

”People blame the cork for everything...” said Australian winemaker Peter Gago.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/08/2011

‘Vegucated’ digs into some meaty issues

Can a trio of New Yorkers swear off animal products for six weeks? Find out in this gritty documentary.

By Andrea Sachs  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Andrea Sachs

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Michael Pollan: On preaching to the choir

The author and activist tends to speak to affluent crowds but writes for all audiences.

By Tim Carman  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Key Ingredient: Cake

If you’re looking for a dessert to serve at your next birthday party, afternoon tea or any other occasion, try these ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

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

Smoke Signals: ’Cue the music

Barbecue and blues have long shared a history of breaking down color barriers.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Highlights from the Metropolitan Cooking Show

Here are some of the best products we found at this weekend’s Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Michael Pollan: Big Food as part of the solution?

The author and activist believes the American food industry can play a role in changing the way we eat.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011

The Family Dish: Buttercup in the muffins

A lesser-known winter squash adds sweetness and up-front flavor to baked goods at Domenica Marchetti’s house.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat

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

A beer for those without a political voice

Fermentation Without Representation is a collaboration between DC Brau and Utah’s Epic Brewing.

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

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/04/2011

GM Matthew Carroll resigns from Rogue 24

Chef R.J. Cooper plans to charge ahead with his tasting-menu concept despite recent departures.

By Tim Carman  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Michael Pollan: On the Steve Jobs of agriculture

The author of “Omnivore’s Dilemma” talks about taking on Big Food.

By Tim Carman  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Catch fish and chips at Cap’n Earl’s

The classic U.K. repast now served at Earl’s Sandwiches in Arlington earns a qualified thumb’s up.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, Going Out Guide

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Key Ingredient: Pears

Pick up some pears this week, and try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A root cause

Ed Schneider would like you to embrace celery root for dinner, and he has just the recipe.

By Edward Schneider  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Tune Inn looks to reopen Friday afternoon

Despite hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations, the Capitol Hill dive bar doesn’t plan to raise prices.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Key Ingredient: Turmeric

If you liked this week’s Bengali recipes featuring turmeric, try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Episode 1: Cattle call

The debut episode felt as long as a trip across Texas as Tom and Padma picked the final 16 cheftestants.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Market Roundup: Nov. 3-9

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

By Becky Krystal  |  11:59 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas’ live Tweets begin

Follow along as four watchers of the show unleash their snarky commentary.

By Joe Yonan  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Joe Yonan, Top Chef

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Lionfish invade the Gulf...and the dinner table

The invasive fish has no known predators, other than that voracious creature called a human.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:08 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Be smart with dining with your smartphone

The trick to dining alone with your smartphone? Never, ever check work e-mails.

By Tim Carman  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Key Ingredient: Brussels sprouts

If you liked this week’s Brussels sprouts recipe, try these other ideas from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Chat Leftovers: Kicking the can

They asked for a recipe to replicate what’s in those red-and-white cans. But there’s a better alternative.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Holiday season is Champagne season, too

Sommelier Ramon Narvaez is making sure you have plenty of bubbles this season.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Where to buy fresh, local turkeys

Here’s the 2011 list of farms in the Washington area that offer birds for your Thanksgiving spread.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Holiday | Tags:  shopping, Thanksgiving, Becky Krystal

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Get to know your Bangladeshi foods

These items are used in traditional meals, and can be found in area stores.

By Tim Carman  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Hip pain forces Jacques Pepin to cancel book tour

The beloved French chef apologizes to fans that he isn’t coming to the District as planned this weekend.

By Joe Yonan  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Former Inox pastry chef Harlan to open a bistro

The Green Pig in Clarendon won’t be just another steak frites joint. Look for offal...and lots of it.

By Tim Carman  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Key Ingredient: Jacques Pepin

If you’re a fan of Jacques Pepin, try these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Smoke Signals: Parking lot cuisine

Joe Cahn is the self-described Commissioner of Tailgating, and he has tips to improve your stadium cooking.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Oxford Companion to Beer not infallible

It’s fat. It’s comprehensive. But the new Oxford Companion to Beer also has its flaws.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 10/30/2011

Southern Foodways Symposium, Day 2

Shirley Sherrod addresses the plight of black farmers in the South.

By Tim Carman  |  11:25 AM ET, 10/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 10/29/2011

The Southern Foodways Symposium, Day 1

A Southern bento box lunch. A poet who wonders if Mrs. Butterworth is black. Yep, it’s the Southern Foodways Symposium.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 10/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Southern Foodways Symposium Twitter updates #foodways

Follow along as we chronicle the historians, chefs and farmers who speak at this year’s SFA symposium.

By Tim Carman  |  08:30 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

 

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