Carla Hall, the local “Top Chef” favorite, is joining the cast of “the Chew,” a soon-to-launch, food-focused daytime talk show. In today’s Food section, Tim Carman looks at how Hall ended up on camera alongside names like Mario Batali and Michael Symon, and what the new career means for her, aside from living in New York five days a week.
Joe Yonan writes about the intricacies of cooking with tofu.
In his Beer column, Greg Kitsock profiles the city’s newest brewery, Chocolate City.
Tom Sietsema is unimpressed with the deep dish pizzas at District of Pi (but he loves the wings).
Orion Gourmet Takeaway in Greenbelt serves astronomically sized sandwiches.
And Dave McIntyre examines the rise in popularity of relatively inexpensive American muscato.