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All We Can Eat: November, 2012

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 11/30/2012

8407 to host a pop-up New Year’s Eve dinner

ChefDriven’s Jerry Trice will take over the Silver Spring restaurant for the night after chef Pedro Matamoros’s abrupt firing.

By Tim Carman  |  06:25 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Hard cider has its place in the kitchen, too

Cooking Off the Cuff shares a secret: Pairing roast pork with applesauce is not the only way to combine those classic flavors.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Peeking behind the veil of Starbucks’s $7 coffee

The secret to the chain’s pricey cup? Geisha coffee beans that were recently discovered in Panama.

By Tim Carman  |  05:20 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Christmas cookies, decorated by Instagram

An edible way to share your favorite filtered photos.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:26 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 11/29/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 4: Happy daze

The cheftestants travel back to the 1950s to create the first dishes from Seattle’s historic Canlis restaurant.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:50 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Yes, there’s produce. But you can also indulge your sweet tooth.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 11/28/2012

D.C.’s sad dearth of true dive bars

Washington’s wealth, education and high property values tend to swallow up and sanitize the city’s best dives.

By Tim Carman  |  06:50 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/27/2012

It’s never too early for holiday cookies

Are you ready to add those seasonal pounds? Well, here are a few bakeries already selling holiday sweets.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Lee Atwater and the ‘big tent’ of Red Hot & Blue BBQ

The late strategist was an investor in the barbecue chain. Did his “big tent” philosophy influence the restaurant’s democratic approach to ’cue?

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/26/2012

D.C.’s Shapiro a finalist in world pate croute contest

Range’s Julien Shapiro will take on Europe’s best charcuterie makers in the World Pate Croute Championship in France.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Literary beers: They’re not fiction

Two 19th-century American authors inspire a few 21st-century craft beers.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 11/25/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 3: Buttering up

Among other things, Carol Blymire is thankful that Episode 3 featured a roast turkey with three pounds of butter under the skin.

By Carol Blymire  |  02:25 PM ET, 11/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Best and worst of D.C. vending reg comments

The public has spoken on the proposed D.C. vending regulations; here’s a sampling of the extremes.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012

A one-note ravioli that really sings

Cooking Off the Cuff over-roasts some acorn squash and discovers it’s the perfect stuffing for ravioli.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Kinkead’s alums and the restaurant that molded them

Former cooks and managers at the Washington restaurant recall the chef-owner who molded them.

By Tim Carman  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Win a free meal at Bryan Voltaggio’s Range

Tell us in 150 words or less why you think you should be among the first to eat at the celebrity chef’s debut D.C. restaurant.

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Chat Leftovers: Everything’s on the table

Bring us your questions today for a special Thanksgiving edition chat

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Nearly 1,000 pro-food truck comments are missing

The District does not yet know what happened to public voices supporting better regulations for food trucks.

By Tim Carman  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Jake Adam York’s barbecue poetry: a state of ‘Grace’

Poet Jake Adam York blows the smoke away from the brisket to reveal barbecue’s true origins in family and history.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Lines form as Georgetown Cupcake opens in L.A.

Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne’s and Katherine Kallinis Berman’s fame fuels interest in their fifth shop.

By Andrea Adleman  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat | Tags:  cupcakes, DC Cupcakes, Georgetown Cupcakes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012

The little brewery that could . . . can

On the heels of Oskar Blues’s’ 10th anniversary of aluminum packaging, it will offer something even bigger.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  beer, All We Can Eat

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Twinkie fix in a post-Twinkies world

News of the Hostess brand shutdown sets off a search for intel and local alternatives.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twinkies

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 11/16/2012

6 steps to perfect pie crust

We’ve compiled advice from the pros on the trickiest part of the pie.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:13 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Fresh peanuts redirect a French classic

With the surprise of a farmers market find, Cooking Off the Cuff steers a cassoulet into new territory.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider, peanut recipes

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Grace Young: ‘The code of Chinese cooks’

Talk of trimmed sprouts triggers memories of an elder generation, plus eight tips for better stir-frying.

By Grace Young  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, All We Can Eat, Comfort Food

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 2: Fish on high

Cheftestants cook in the Space Needle; three previous-season types reenlist.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Top Chef Seattle, Carol Blymire, Top Chef recap

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 15-21

Stuff some squash for Thanksgiving.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 11/14/2012

USDA’s new Farm to School grants to benefit D.C. area programs

DC Central Kitchen, Virginia and Baltimore schools get a share of $4.5 million pot.

By Whitney Pipkin  |  04:47 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All We Can Eat, USDA grants, Farm to School program

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Salsify: You don’t say? Well, you should.

“Roots” cookbook author Diane Morgan stops in to show us why.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  recipes, Diane Morgan

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Chat Leftovers: A vegan side dish with legs

No meat, no dairy, no citrus, no nuts, no oven — and it has to travel. What can they bring?

By Jane Touzalin  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Aaron Franklin’s barbecue tutorial

A Smoke Signals interview with the famous Austin pitmaster gets to the intent of his YouTube videos.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals, All We Can Eat | Tags:  barbecue, Jim Shahin, Smoke Signals

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Savor 2013 moves to New York

One of Washington’s favorite beer events will relocate temporarily, because other things are brewing.

By Greg Kitsock  |  02:53 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  beer, Greg Kitsock, Savor

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/12/2012

What the Farmland Feast does for you

Hats off to the 10th annual fundraiser for FreshFarm Markets and its educational programs.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  To Market, To Market, farmers markets

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Beer geeks, let the guessing begin

Here’s insider info on what’s in, and out, of Anchor Brewing’s annual Our Special Ale.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Beer, seasonal beer

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Cauliflower’s 140-character study

Cooking Off the Cuff is inspired by a Twitter recipe and a recent trip to Japan.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Wine.com looks to one-up new Amazon Wine

New online program controls shipping and handling of small-production wines both domestic and imported.

By Dave McIntyre  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, All We Can Eat, Shopping | Tags:  online wine sales, Dave McIntyre, Amazon Wine

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 1: Egged on & off

Poor omelet execution sends one of Washington’s cheftestants packing even before the cast goes to Seattle.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television, All We Can Eat, Chefs | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef Seattle, Top Chef recap

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Regs would limit food trucks in downtown D.C.

Eight of the 10 most popular food-truck destinations don’t technically comply with a proposed rule.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 8-14

Duck, chicken, bison and beef are among locally raised poultry and meats for sale.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Markets This Week

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Elisir’s Enzo Fargione signs book deal

The Elisir chef’s project will combine personal history with recipes that highlight his modern interpretations of Italian cooking.

By Tim Carman  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Chat Leftovers: Name That Dessert

The couple sampled some delicious treats in Mexico. But what were they?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

A message of hope and pork ribs on Election Day

Smoke Signals unearths a truth about the U.S. as BBQ volunteers feed victims of Superstorm Sandy.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/05/2012

It’s a dead heat in the presidential dining polls, too

What a surprise: Customers at two locally based fast-casual chains are split over their choice for president.

By Tim Carman  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012

District Taco to open on Capitol Hill early next year

The owners aim for an early 2013 launch of the third brick-and-mortar outlet in their budding taqueria chain.

By Tim Carman  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Election Night eats at home: A guide

How to prepare for what could be a long evening; recipes included.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Election Night recipes, comfort food recipes

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Craft brewer marches to his own (rock) beat

Baltimore’s Stillwater Artisanal Ales has crafted a beer based on an experimental song by Charm City’s Lower Dens.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Piemakers gear up for holiday sales

Whisked! and CoCo Pie Co. are ready to sell you Thanksgiving sweets.

By Tim Carman  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Jet-lag cuisine: spaghettini with canned tuna

Cooking Off the Cuff has the perfect dish for travelers returning home from a long trip: buttery pasta with canned tuna belly.

By Edward Schneider  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 1-7

Here come the Brussels sprouts.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

 

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