Chefs and mixologists are incorporating loose tobacco leaves to add a slight kick and a compelling dried-grass finish that works especially well with darker beverages like bourbon, coffee and black tea.
Operation “Figure Out a Way to Eat Pizza for Every Meal” has made major strides: It’s already acceptable to eat an egg-topped breakfast ’za with your morning coffee, and now local chefs are adapting the favorite for dessert menus. These sweet treats typically involve Nutella, fresh fruit, nuts and even cheese. Lest you view this […]
This was Becca Jackson’s unusual plan for when she went into labor last year: Instead of doing breathing exercises or relaxing stretches, the 34-year-old Arlingtonian would tie on her apron and bake cookies. It wasn’t so much about the cookies. It was more about the milk. The recipe Jackson had ready was for galactagogue cookies, […]
You know the summer cookout routine: Buy some patties and hot dogs, fire up the grill, and toss back a couple of cold ones. It’s a nice enough tradition, but maybe you should make your party hotter both literally and figuratively? Like a foodie cave person, it’s possible to smoke your backyard/balcony meats low and […]
Pink, fluffy and a hot mess if you don’t watch out. No, not Nicki Minaj. We’re talking about cotton candy: the featherweight spun sugar that dissolves at the touch of your tongue, invariably sticks to your fingers, and provides a sugar-fueled rush. For a long time, the treat was relegated to fairs and circuses, but now […]
Earlier this month, a work of street art by Banksy, the clandestine graffiti god, sold in London for more than $1 million at an auction. Across the pond, select area restaurateurs have tapped local artists to bring the same irreverent art form into their establishments to complement the cuisine. “It shows we’re not a bow-tie-and-white-glove […]