Tim Carman

Food writerWashington, D.C.

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He also still owes Arlington County more than $70,000 in back meals taxes.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Brewer Nathan Zeender is a wizard with yeasts, but the kitchen’s cooking doesn’t always keep up.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Right Proper’s brewer is a wizard with yeasts. The cooking doesn’t always keep up.

  • Jul 17, 2014

The owners plan to reopen as a much smaller and more contemporary operation.

  • Jul 11, 2014

The former chef de cuisine at McCrady’s wants to develop a menu based on ingredients foraged in the region.

  • Jul 11, 2014

The $20 Diner finds a Jamaican cafe buried in a College Park apartment complex.

  • Jul 10, 2014

For the first time in five years, the District will allow new restaurant liquor licenses in the neighborhood.

  • Jul 9, 2014

But the board rejects a proposal to prohibit all new late-night entertainment, which continues to generate problems in the neighborhood.

  • Jul 9, 2014

The celebrity chef has high hopes for the relaunch of his retooled soup-and-sandwich concept.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Curry Kitchen showcases the singular flavors of chef Anil Sustarwar’s native Hyderabad, India.

  • Jul 3, 2014

The legendary French chef explains how a clash with a D.C. general manager led to his move to New York.

  • Jul 1, 2014

NYC chef Boulud, about to open a D.C. outpost, draws the city's top toques to a special dinner.

  • Jul 1, 2014

At Il Mee Buffet, the shabu shabu and Korean barbecue are worth it. The sushi’s worth skipping.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Washingtonians will help the budding national chain decide what salads to put on its core menu.

  • Jun 25, 2014

The annual gala will continue to struggle for legitimacy until it opens the awards to all restaurants.

  • Jun 23, 2014

NRG scored victories in two new awards: beer program and regional food and beverage producer

  • Jun 23, 2014

Brothers Chad and Alex McCracken have stocked their shop with state-of-the-art brewing equipment.

  • Jun 19, 2014

FedNuts’ owners are raising funds to build a unique restaurant that, in turn, would generate cash to feed Philadelphia’s hungry.

  • Jun 19, 2014

The $20 Diner finds plenty to love in a place that showcases the country’s mild-mannered food.

  • Jun 19, 2014

Lunch is served at the District’s latest farmers market, parked next to the city’s massive downtown project.

  • Jun 18, 2014
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About Tim
Tim Carman serves as the full-time writer for the Post's Food section and as the $20 Diner for the Weekend section, a double duty that requires ingesting more calories than a draft horse. Tim has been nominated twice for a James Beard Award and won one in 2011 for Food-Related Columns and Commentary. His work has appeared in three volumes of the "Best Food Writing" collections as well as the sixth edition of "Cornbread Nation." He's written for Food Network magazine, Men's Journal and Maxim. Tim has a fondness for fat, lazy beagles, fatty Texas-style brisket and long afternoons spent next to his smoker, surrounded by good friends, good music and lots of beer.
Free Range chat
Join Tim, Joe Yonan and Bonnie S. Benwick (plus weekly special guests) each Wednesday at noon for the Free Range chat, a lively interactive discussion about home cooking, kitchen gadgets, food safety and any other trending topic in the food world.