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All We Can Eat: February, 2012

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Chat Leftovers: Having your fill of cupcakes

When a regular frosted creation isn’t enough, use these techniques to introduce a filling.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:12 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Unwined’s Vanessa Moore: Closet beer drinker?

The owner and manager of two NoVa wine stores prefers the malty pleasures of beer after work.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Mitt Romney’s family recipes: It’s wife vs. mother

Which Romney recipe will win? Cast your vote before Tom Sietsema casts his!

By Emily Heil  |  03:15 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Emily Heil

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Chef-driven breakfast sandwiches at Burger Tap & Shake

Tired of lifeless McMuffins on the drive into work? Then pull over to Burger Tap & Shake for a real eye-opener.

By Tim Carman  |  02:45 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Smoke Signals: The Oscars of barbecue

Hollywood has its annual Academy Awards. Pitmasters have their annual Awards of Excellence.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals, Chefs | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Dallas company to operate Todd Gray’s Watershed

Citing a desire to focus on the kitchen, Todd Gray signs a deal with Culinaire to run Watershed.

By Tim Carman  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Meet the Beer Madness judges

Four experts and four readers (including one congressman) make up our 2012 tasting panel.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Dogfish’s Noble Rot blurs line between wine and beer

Dogfish Head’s latest offering, Noble Rot, is brewed with equal parts grain and white wine grapes.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Raise a glass to the poetry of beer

This year’s Beer Madness panel entries included a greater-than-usual number of haiku and limericks. Here’s a sampling.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Apple cheeks

Ed Schneider discovers that hard cider adds a nice wet kiss to veal cheeks.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Glen Manor’s Hodder Hill takes Governor’s Cup

The usual suspects were missing for the winner’s circle in the revamped Governor’s Cup contest.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Il Canale is certified as a genuine Neapolitan pizzeria

After upgrading to an Italian mixer, the Georgetown pizzeria is awarded VPN certification.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman, pizza

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Market Roundup: Feb. 25-26

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

By Becky Krystal  |  10:04 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012

‘Top Chef,’ Ep. 16: More smack talk, please!

The chefs like each other. The judges like the dishes. Carol Blymire doesn’t like the way the finals are playing out.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Gourmet sloppy Joes for a second taste of childhood

First it was chef-driven burgers and cupcakes. Now comes high-end sloppy Joes to take you back to childhood.

By Nevin Martell  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Comfort Food | Tags:  Nevin Martell

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Isabella’s Bandolero pop-up hints at good things to come

The former ‘Top Chef All-Stars’ finalist puts his own stamp on Mexican cuisine with mixed results.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Chat Leftovers: Too much yellow

He eats the hard-boiled egg white and tosses the yolk in the trash. Can this marriage be saved?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:05 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers, Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Taking stock of Argentine reds beyond malbec

Dave McIntyre has recommendations to help you appreciate Argentina’s other red wines.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012

King Cakes: What all the fuss is about

Recipes, traditions and taste test results of the famous New Orleans dessert.

By Marie Elizabeth Oliver  |  05:24 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Smoke Signals: Presidential grilling

Jim Shahin has a revolutionary idea for Presidents’ Day: Make barbecue a centerpiece of the holiday. He explains why.

By Jim Shahin  |  03:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/21/2012

More than 20 local chefs, restaurants are Beard semifinalists

Fiola and Little Serow are among 29 places nominated for best new restaurant in America.

By Tim Carman  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Beer, Spirits, Wine | Tags:  Tim Carman, James Beard Awards

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Bon Appetit announces animal welfare reforms

The food-service giant said it will stop buying pork and liquid eggs from producers who use systems that confine animals.

By Tim Carman  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Breweries are spicing up their IPAs

Forget double and triple IPAs. The latest versions are spiced with everything from coriander to caffeinated tea.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/18/2012

Michel Richard to close Tysons restaurant on Sunday

Less than two years into the restaurant’s existence, the celebrity chef has decided to shutter Michel in the Ritz.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Georgetown Cupcake opens in NYC with ‘Georgetown volume’

Sisters Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis sell more than 10,000 cupcakes on opening day in SoHo.

By Tim Carman  |  04:30 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman, Georgetown Cupcake

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Getting a handle on Martha Washington’s pans

An exhibit at Mount Vernon’s museum opens Saturday with a focus on how the first first family ate and entertained.

By Jane Touzalin  |  02:50 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Bistrot du Coin chef, waiter appear on ‘Hillbilly Handfishin’ ’

The Bistrot du Coin vets get their hands dirty on the Animal Planet show about catching catfish with your bare hands.

By Tim Carman  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Roast chicken, overnight stock, next-day soup

If your freezer’s full, let the slow-cooker transform your roast-chicken carcass into a stock with immediate dividends.

By Cathy Barrow  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Welcome back, poulet

Revisiting a classic French dish after many years has its rewards.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 15: A border is crossed

Feats of cheftestants go all Olympic as they shush, shoot and ice-pick their way down to the final three.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television, All We Can Eat

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Market Roundup: Feb. 18-19

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Chat Leftovers: Getting too flour-y

You bought it for just one recipe. What to do with the rest of it?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Head cheese sliders and other chef-driven comforts

Local chefs are taking your favorite dishes and putting their own high-concept twists on them.

By Kelly DiNardo  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Comfort Food | Tags:  Kelly DiNardo

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/14/2012

DCRA extends comment period on vending regs to March 1

The majority of public comments support food trucks, but the battle over D.C. street food has just begun.

By Tim Carman  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman, food trucks

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Move over chocolate-covered strawberries. A better Valentine’s treat awaits.

Make a more delicate and innovative fruit dessert for your sweetheart.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:27 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Smoke Signals: A 3-course affair with your grill

Don’t have dinner reservations for tonight? Smoke Signals will help you light your Valentine’s fire.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012

First look at Peter Chang Cafe in Glen Allen, Va.

The master Sichuan chef opened his latest restaurant near Richmond. Could it be a sign of things to come?

By Tim Carman  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012

John Nucci: A chef worthy of admiration

In 1989, a gunman’s bullets took away John Nucci’s ability to walk — but not his desire to cook.

By Tim Carman  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Hill Country sports one big Shiner (beer list)

The beer list at the Penn Quarter barbecue joint leans heavily on a certain Texas brewery.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: The potsticker approach

A potentially poor outcome is offset by fusion technique.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 14: Fear the foursome

Did Tom, Padma and perhaps some Magical Elves engineer the final group?

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television, All We Can Eat

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Market Roundup: Feb. 11-12

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 02/08/2012

A $55,000 sparkling, red velvet cupcake?

One Philadelphia-area shop is offering a high-end treat complete with diamond ring.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:33 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Chat Leftovers: The ‘Top Chef’ effect

Which alum of the Bravo TV show has gotten the biggest boost from the experience?

By Jane Touzalin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Chocolate gems for Valentine’s Day

A baker’s dozen of our favorites, including gluten-free, low-fat and fruity options.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Reassessing a Bordeaux that doesn’t follow trends

Chateau Figeac isn’t an instant fruit bomb on the palate. Its complex flavors are revealed only over time.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Bryan Voltaggio returns to TV to promote Md. cuisine

The former “Top Chef” contestant will host “Obsessed with Everything Food” on Maryland Public Television.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Michael S. Rosenwald, Bryan Voltaggio

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Red Apron Butchery to open location in Penn Quarter

After years of searching, the Neighborhood Restaurant Group finally secured a spot for its artisanal butchery.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Shopping | Tags:  Tim Carman, Neighborhood Restaurant Group

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/07/2012

All-American cupcakes, or how we got the shot

Why go the Photoshop route when you can order 355 patriotic specimens, and eat them after the pictures are taken?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Comfort Food | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Food Memory: Soup in the Caucasus

A hearty pot of bean stew evokes the warmth of Russian and Georgian home cooks.

By Jenny Holm  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Smoke Signals: Grill to the rescue!

When Stacy Dean remodeled her upper Northwest kitchen, she turned to her Weber for help.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Best and worst Super Bowl commercials

The most imaginative ads for Super Bowl XLVI were not those trying to sell food or drink.

By Tim Carman  |  01:50 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Tim Carman, Super Bowl

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Is it last call for SAVOR in Washington?

The Brewers Association is debating whether to move the craft beer festival to New York next year.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock, SAVOR

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Virginia wine industry has boomed since 2005

The state’s wineries contributed almost $750 million to the Commonwealth’s economy in 2010, a study shows.

By Dave McIntyre  |  03:15 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre, Virginia wine

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Bud Light Platinum has got the blues

Bud Light hopes to redefine the light brew with its higher-alcohol product in the cobalt blue bottle.

By Greg Kitsock  |  11:20 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock, Super Bowl

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Tart reform

Ed Schneider takes an onion tart and transforms it into an irresistible appetizer with a simple mushroom topping.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Furstenberg rejects Dupont Circle bakery location

The founder of Breadline and Marvelous Market walks away from lease negotiations for a Connecticut Avenue bakery.

By Tim Carman  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman, Mark Furstenberg

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012

How to use your leftover egg whites

Here are sweet and savory suggestions for surplus egg whites.

By Becky Krystal  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Ep. 13: Pee-wee Herman and pancakes

The nostalgic star shows up to help ‘Top Chef’ producers jump sharks.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Food Truck Association names new executive director

BBQ Bus co-owner Che Ruddell-Tabisola assumes leadership of the group as it seeks to pass new vending regulations.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman, food trucks

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012

An edible Super Bowl bet: NY cuisine vs. Boston’s traditional bites

Re-create the bet between Govs. Cuomo and Patrick with these recipes for traditional New York and Boston dishes.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food, Recipes | Tags:  Cara Kelly, Super Bowl

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Super Bowl recipes: Snacks

Fill your spread for the big game with an array of bite-size food.

By Becky Krystal  |  10:27 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Super Bowl

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Chat Leftovers: Rah, rah, ras

Here’s to the heady Moroccan spice that has captured one chatter’s heart.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Super Bowl Smackdowns: A trip through history

This year, the Smackdown focuses on salsas, but you also can look back at previous challenges for menu inspiration.

By Tim Carman  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food, Television | Tags:  Tim Carman, Super Bowl Recipe Smackdown

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 01/31/2012

District Taco will finally live up to its name this spring

Owners Marc Wallace and Osiris Hoil plan to open their first D.C. location.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman, District Taco

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Three local breweries win spots at this year’s SAVOR

DC Brau, Port City and Capitol City are among the 75 breweries that will pour two beers apiece at the annual showcase.

By Greg Kitsock  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock, SAVOR craft beer festival

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Smoke Signals: Yes, Virginia, there is BBQ in Indy

The Hoosier state may be better known for its sugar cream pies, but a barbecue lover can fare well, too.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin, Super Bowl

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Capital City Diner’s last weekend, in pictures

Supporters and fans arrived by the hundreds to pay their last respects to Matt Ashburn’s historic diner in Trinidad.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman, Capital City Diner

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012

DC Brau turns spent grains into bread for the poor

The local brewery is working with Pizzeria Paradiso to bake loaves for Bread for the City.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock, DC Brau

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Capital City owner talks about the closing of his beloved diner

Capital City’s Matt Ashburn says the arrival of Denny’s sounded the death knell for his beloved restaurant.

By Tim Carman  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman, Capital City Diner

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Currying flavor

Ed Schneider is back with more garbanzos, this time stewed in a lamb curry.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/26/2012

The pros and cons of the new school meal guidelines

Nutritionist Marion Nestle praises the new USDA guidelines for school meals, while the PCRM condemns them.

By Tim Carman  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Ep. 12: Pants-less in San Antone

Padma exposes a lot of leg, while the cheftestants try to prove who’s the best cafeteria cook.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Top Chef, Carol Blymire

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Reactions positive to new nutrition standards for school meals

Experts and public advocates give passing grades to the USDA’s new nutritional guidelines for public school meals.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/02/2012

Market Roundup: Feb. 4-5

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

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

 

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