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All We Can Eat: April, 2012

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/27/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Yankee’s Rio Grande fantasy

Ed Schneider swears he’ll never use pork and beef again after making a Mexican stew with lamb riblets.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Professor Cowen and those who want to school him on food

The George Mason University professor’s new book, “An Economist Gets Lunch,” has sparked plenty of debate.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Is the Pepe truck’s Iberico sandwich worth $20?

All We Can Eat puts Jose Andres’s pricey sandwich under the microscope to determine whether it’s worth a Jackson.

By Tim Carman  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman, food trucks

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Market Roundup: April 26-May 2

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/25/2012

More D.C. farmers markets open this spring

Here’s a short list of new locations in and around the Washington area.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Edens purchases Cap City Diner for Union Market

The East Coast developer plans to preserve the diner and incorporate it into the forthcoming Union Market project.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

2012 D.C. farmers market listings

Browse our collection of farmers markets in the city.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

2012 Virginia farmers market listings

Browse our collection of farmers markets in Virginia.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

2012 Maryland farmers market listings

Browse our collection of farmers markets in Maryland.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Smoke Signals: Pass the sauce over here

Deadline for the Smoke Signals Barbecue Sauce Recipe Contest is fast approaching. Send yours in now.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 04/23/2012

The politics of going vegetarian for a cause

Veg Week begins today with a number of famous people pledging to go meat-free. They’re virtually all liberals.

By Tim Carman  |  04:40 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Hogging the spotlight: Drewno defends Cochon title

The Source chef maintains his Prince of Porc title after defeating four contenders at Cochon 555 in Washington.

By Cathy Barrow  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Cathy Barrow, Cochon 555

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Rockville: A Kolsch by any other name

Baying Hound creates a Kolsch-style beer that takes its name from a city far away from Germany.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Spine-tingling cookbooks on display!

At the Library of Congress’s Adams Building, there’s fun in the food and nutrition stacks.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Pedal to the nettles

Once they’re rendered harmless, they make a beautiful, deep-green sauce for fishcakes.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Market Roundup: April 19-25

This week you’ll see asparagus and strawberries.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Trucko de Mayo resurrects Curbside Cookoff

The second Curbside Cookoff event will show how far D.C. food trucks have come since fall 2010.

By Tim Carman  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman, food trucks

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Time honors Jose Andres as influential ‘activist’?

The celebrity chef earns a spot on the magazine’s list for his cooking and his advocacy work.

By Tim Carman  |  06:15 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Chat Leftovers: Cupcake 911

How do you go from tough to fluffy?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Chef-driven: Local toques have a taste for custom wheels

Whether in a vintage Mercedes or a ‘74 Beetle, local chefs know how to ride to work in style.

By Nevin Martell  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Nevin Martell

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Rasika West End gives diners a hand

The new sculpture at Ashok Bajaj’s latest restaurant welcomes all who enter.

By Tim Carman  |  05:25 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Poll: Should coffee roasters be added to farmers markets?

Take our poll: Do roasters add enough value to coffee beans to allow their products at farmers markets?

By Tim Carman  |  11:40 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Smoke Signals: Reigniting ‘BBQ Pitmasters’

The reality show returns for another season, this time on a new network and with two new judges.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 04/16/2012

The state of sushi in Silver Spring

Masa Hibachi Steak House & Sushi has just opened, Sushi Jin remains closed.

By Tim Carman  |  04:15 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman, sushi

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/16/2012

One of these beers is no joke

Can a beer with no hops be real? Or one brewed with bull’s testicles? Greg Kitsock explains which one you can actually buy.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Ramen smackdown: Kaz vs. Erik

The ramen pop-up at Blind Dog Cafe will offer traditional bowls by Kaz Okochi and vegetarian ones by Erik Bruner-Yang.

By Tim Carman  |  05:00 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Samuelsson wants food to star at Howard Theatre, too

The celebrity chef wants the menu to be as world-class as the performers who assemble onstage.

By Tim Carman  |  01:15 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Aroma therapy

Ed Schneider subs out rutabaga and arugula for two out-of-season ingredients — and discovers a potent combination.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Former Yin Yankee toque launches Chef Driven truck

The bright yellow food truck serves an international menu of soups, salads and entrees.

By Tim Carman  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Market Roundup: April 12-15

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

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Maryland approves corkage at restaurants

After approving direct wine shipping last year, the Maryland Assembly passes corkage for the state’s restaurants.

By Dave McIntyre  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Chris Shott to leave Washington City Paper

The food editor and critic has decided to return to New York, where his wife and son still live.

By Tim Carman  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Hop Chef: Think ‘Top Chef’ with suds

Brewery Ommegang will launch a multi-city Hop Chef Competition this month at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Bread & Chocolate set to open Takoma Bistro next week

B & C’s wholesale growth has allowed the small chain to expand its restaurant presence into Takoma Park.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Smoke Signals: Spill your secret sauces

Deadline for the Smoke Signals BBQ Sauce Recipe Contest is May 2. Get yours in now.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Thor Cheston wants to sell growlers at his own place

The former Brasserie Beck sommelier hopes to open his own brewpub next year — and sell growlers to go from it.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Last-minute Easter dinner ideas

Still searching for recipes for your Easter meal? We can help.

By Tim Carman  |  06:45 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Mousse call for Passover

Food blogger Shulie Madnick offers a five-ingredient, quick dessert based on an Israeli sweet treat and made with a favorite ingredient of hers: passion fruit.

By Shulie Madnick  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Lambing time

Ed Schneider takes four lamb chops and turns them into a stock — and tonight’s dinner.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Where are the best pupusas in the Washington area?

The Washington area boasts so many pupuserias that it’s impossible to eat at them all. So tell us your favorites.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Buy olive oil, help empower women

The family who produces Yellingbo Gold Extra-Virgin Olive Oil in Australia takes corporate responsibility seriously.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/05/2012

Market Roundup: April 5-8

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

By Becky Krystal  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/04/2012

The real story behind the Kangaroo Boxing Club name

The name of forthcoming barbecue joint from the PORC team has its roots in good times, bad times.

By Tim Carman  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Jewish Soul Food dinner set for Monday, April 9

Just in time for Passover, the new Feastly start-up is hosting a six-course pop-up dinner at Blind Dog Cafe.

By Tim Carman  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Chat Leftovers: Just venting

What’s that funny-looking white thing in the spring-cleaning throwaway pile?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Win tickets to wine country — the one in Colorado

DrinkLocalWine.com’s annual conference visits Grand Junction, Colo., this year, and organizers want to give you a lift.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Briskets I have loved

Food editor reflects on the main course her guests have come to expect.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Owner is close to finalizing the sale of Capital City Diner

Matt Ashburn can’t reveal the buyer yet, but the new owner apparently will keep it in Washington.

By Tim Carman  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Ten ‘reasons’ why fast food may lead to depression

A recent study suggests fast food can lead to depression due to lack of nutrients. We offer some other theories.

By Tim Carman  |  02:30 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Smoke Signals: Get ‘Naked’ on Saturday

The Go Naked BBQ Show challenges pitmasters to produce superior smoked meats with only wood, time and talent.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Easy snacks for late-night April Madness munchies

The men’s finale doesn’t tip off until 9:23 p.m. (EST). These easy snacks might cater to your late-night munching desires.

By Tim Carman  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Savor tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday

The Brewers Association has shifted sales over to Ticketmaster to try to avoid last year’s headaches.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: On ramps

Ed Schneider shares a simple method for toning down the assertive aroma of those wild onions.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Andres puts his foot down with designer serving shoe

What’s a celebrity chef do when the health department doesn’t like him serving food in shoes? Create a food-safe shoe of his own.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/28/2012

The renovated Jaleo channels a modern Spain

The Jaleo in Penn Quarter reopens after a makeover by Spanish artists, architects and artisans.

By Tim Carman  |  12:15 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

 

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