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All We Can Eat: December, 2011

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011

10 quick & easy hors d’oeuvres for New Year’s Eve

You don’t have to be a great cook or have much time to make any of these favorites from our Recipe Finder database.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Black-eyed pea recipes for the New Year

Kick off 2012 with a wish for luck and some added fiber in your diet.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Market Roundup: Jan. 1, and some good news

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

By Becky Krystal  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Chat Leftovers: Your turn

This week, it’s the chatters who have all the answers.

By Jane Touzalin  |  09:25 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Tuesdays With Dorie comes to an end

Almost four years after a Pittsburgh mom decided to bake her way through Dorie Greenspan’s “Baking From My Home to Yours.”

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bonnie Benwick

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Smoke Signals: The Golden Rib Award

More than a half-dozen barbecue joints opened in the District in 2011. The wizard behind one of them wins our recognition as the most significant figure in the field this year.

By Jim Shahin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/26/2011

Biersch brewers got the better of the Rock Bottom merger

The brewers at Gordon Biersch have more freedom than their counterparts at Rock Bottom.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Urban Burger becomes Urban Bar-B-Que

The owners make the switch after the Rockville burger joint fails to generate adequate revenues.

By Tim Carman  |  06:00 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Christmas recipes: Breakfast

Add further joy to your family’s Christmas morning with any of these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Food trucks cry foul over parking tickets

D.C.’s Public Works department says it has issued only 68 tickets, a number that food truck owners dispute.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:15 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: A salty tale

When Ed Schneider wants to add flavor and texture to cod, he pulls out the kosher salt.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 12/22/2011

The Food section’s best and worst dishes of 2011

The Food section picks its favorite — and least favorite — dishes for the year.

By Tim Carman  |  05:45 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes, Staff Favorites | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Christmas recipes: Prime rib, standing roasts and baked ham

For a memorable main course, try one of these recipes that require little prep.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:10 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Doughnut recipes: Key Ingredient

Don’t fear frying. These fluffy treats will make the effort worth it.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:50 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011

‘Top Chef,’ Episode 8: Deep in the yawn of Texas

The cheftestants phone in a tribute dinner challenge on episode 8 of “Top Chef: Texas.”

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Chat Leftovers: When it doesn’t pan out

Just how many baking pans do you have to buy?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Governor’s Cup to require 100 percent Virginia grapes

With its recent changes, the Governor’s Cup will finally become a showcase of Virginia’s best wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Great Wall: A first look at the renovated space

The former hole in the wall now looks like a restaurant that even gentrifiers could love.

By Tim Carman  |  02:30 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Whole Foods pulls matzoh from Hanukkah display

The Foggy Bottom store apologizes for featuring the symbolic food of Passover in its Hanukkah display.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Jessica Goldstein

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Smoke Signals: Get your mitts on these BBQ gifts

Looking for a last-minute gift for the grill jockey on your list? Jim Shahin has ideas.

By Jim Shahin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Hanukkah at Whole Foods: Now with matzoh!

The Foggy Bottom Whole Foods display is so eight months ago.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Jessica Goldstein

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Get your jelly doughnuts here for Hanukkah

The popular Kosher Pastry Oven is not your only source for the raspberry-filled treats in Silver Spring.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Hanukkah recipes: How to build better latkes

Even if you’ve gotten past a fear of frying, these tips from the pros may improve your season’s best efforts.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Widmer has created a true champagne of beers

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Quick doughnuts for Hanukkah

Here’s a method that skips the yeast, and swaps the jelly filling for a dipping sauce.

By Vered Guttman  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vered Guttman, Hanukkah recipes

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Taylor Gourmet celebrates b-day with free sandwiches

The Bethesda location will be giving away free sandwiches and salads all day on Tuesday, Dec. 20.

By Tim Carman  |  06:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Jamie Stachowski: New media maverick?

The charcuterie maker hopes to build a recipe search engine too good for Google to ignore.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Maple-walnut tart

As Edward Schneider discovers, even a perfect pie recipe can be improved.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Red Apron Organic: Flour power

A Frederick mother turns her hobby into an organic flour business that benefits her family and their favorite causes.

By Nevin Martell  |  05:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Nevin Martell

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 7: The Heather-nator

Carol Blymire recaps episode seven in which the chefs must cook with tequila and stay out of Heather’s way.

By Carol Blymire  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Market Roundup: Dec. 17-18

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Markets This Week, farmers markets

Posted at 08:34 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Dreaming of Eataly in D.C.

We’re recalling some of our favorite offerings from the Italian market as its move to the District is shaping up.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:34 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Batali’s Eataly may be close to securing a D.C. location

Mario Batali’s sprawling Eataly concept could be heading to Washington after all.

By Tim Carman  |  11:40 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Chat Leftovers: A holiday bowl

ISO a Christmas Eve soup that’s heart-healthy and rises to the occasion.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers | Tags:  Chat Leftovers, Free Range, Jane Touzalin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Trump aims for award-winning wines and weddings

The real estate mogul sees a future of great wines and lavish weddings at the former Kluge Estate

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Restaurant Week 2012: The preparation begins

The key for restaurateurs is to offer a discounted, chef-driven menu that won’t break the bank.

By Tom Sietsema  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tom Sietsema

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Best D.C. pizza: Readers have their say

The Weekend cover story on the area’s best pizzerias apparently missed a few, according to readers.

By Justin Rude  |  11:40 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food, Staff Favorites | Tags:  Justin Rude

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Smoke Signals: Cookbooks, not coal, for Christmas

Got a barbecue fan on your holiday list? Smoke Signals has gift ideas suitable to put under any tree.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Rock Harper goes from ‘Hell’s’ to DCCK’s kitchen

The man who survived Gordon Ramsay’s show now plans to help the homeless.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

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

Allies Win the War!: A beer for the greater good?

The new collaboration between 21st Amendment and Ninkasi breweries has a can-do spirit.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Which holiday cookie are you? Take our quiz.

Take our quiz for recipe suggestions.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/09/2011

The Passenger, PX make Food & Wine’s best bars list

The magazine’s list is cocktail-centric and snubs some of Washington’s best mixologists.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Spirits | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Meat and potatoes

You don’t need a stocked pantry to prepare Lancashire hotpot, but you might want to have bacon handy.

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/08/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ the whole Tweetin’ match

Southfork Ranch. Cooked beef carpaccio. Lame car endorsements. It’s time to recap the Twitter snark on “Top Chef: Texas.”

By Tim Carman  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Tim Carman, Top Chef

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Chocolate cookies for holiday baking

Whether you like your cookies with a chocolate dough or studded with chocolate morsels, you’ll find these recipes enticing.

By Cara Kelly and Becky Krystal  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Cara Kelly

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 6: #Occupy Southfork

The cheftestants mosey over to the “Dallas” ranch, where they prepare — what else? — steaks.

By Carol Blymire  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Market Roundup: Dec. 8-11

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Ed Sands: People want value with their wine

Dave McIntyre talks to the Calvert Woodley co-owner about the wines people really want to drink.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Sugar cookie recipes for holiday baking

Whether you’re in search of a basic or jazzed-up sugar cookie, our Recipe Finder has the answer.

By Becky Krystal  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Wine store coming soon to Crystal City

The man who runs Washington Wine Academy wants to sell you some vino now, too.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Smoke Signals: Taking the Bus back home

As part of the new Uncurbed DC program, the BBQ Bus will take up residence in an M Street rowhouse.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Seasonal beers to make your Christmas very merry

Tis the season for holiday seasonal beers from the area’s newest breweries.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer, Holiday | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Better than bacon

Replace the bacon in your Brussels sprouts with another rich source of umami: mushrooms

By Edward Schneider  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff: Edward Schneider

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/01/2011

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 5: The Big D

The chefs cook on the side of the road, then for progressive dinners in the state capital of big hair and money.

By Carol Blymire  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Top Chef, Carol Blymire

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Holiday candy: Fudge, marshmallows and more

Fill out your dessert spread with these bite-sized treats.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Tom Colicchio SNAPed to reality by a kindergartner

A 6-year-old boy won’t choke down chef-driven food during a challenge to cook a family dinner based on a food-stamp budget.

By Tim Carman  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

 

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