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5 Things to Try at Twisted Vines

5 Things to Try at Twisted Vines

When a new chef arrives on the scene, it is always a gamble. One never knows how the new addition will interpret the established menu or if given creative control how bold or subtle the changes may be. Only a few months into her position, Executive Chef Jessica...
5 Things to Try at Bin 1301

5 Things to Try at Bin 1301

It was a quiet night and I was desperately in need of a chilled glass of wine. Enter Bin 1301, a cozy wine bar tucked away in the space U Scream Ice Cream occupied just months ago. Walking down lively U Street, the quiet bar can be hard to spot, but it’s there with a...
DC Brew Tours Does the Driving

DC Brew Tours Does the Driving

Beer. It has been around for centuries and continues to be a favorite among the masses. Gone are the days of cookie cutter flavors, replaced by carefully constructed profiles known as craft beer. Within the last few years numerous breweries have popped up throughout...
Her Story: Chouquette Chocolates’ Sarah Dwyer

Her Story: Chouquette Chocolates’ Sarah Dwyer

When she was a little girl, Sarah Dwyer was able to find the caramels in each box of chocolates. And when she did, she made sure she was the one who ate them. This love for anything with a caramel center led her to leave a well-paying job in the financial industry to...
5 Things to Try at Ted’s Bulletin

5 Things to Try at Ted’s Bulletin

by Amanda Terillo Ted’s Bulletin may be known for their delicious burgers and sandwiches, but I know them for their boozy milkshakes. BOOZY. MILKSHAKES. We went inside and immediately our eyes went to the wall full of descriptions of their milkshakes. My little...
Trying Out CSA From the Farmer

Trying Out CSA From the Farmer

by Jaclyn Jecha We’ve always talked about trying a produce delivery or CSA. And, for the last few years, we didn’t commit to anything for numerous (silly) reasons. A few weeks ago, we read about a local company, From the Farmer, and we decided to go for it. From the...
Her Story: Chef Jess Swift

Her Story: Chef Jess Swift

Jessica Swift is a registered dietician and professionally-trained chef who brings healthy meals straight to you. Chef Jess‘ meals are prepared fresh in 2-3 day quantities and tailored to your specific needs. Not only are they delicious, but they also help meet...
5 Things to Try at Pho 14

5 Things to Try at Pho 14

by Amanda Terillo For my daughter and me, Pho 14 is one of our go to places when she has early dismissal from school. We go here to hang out without the boys for some girl talk. On this particular Friday, we started our meal with iced coffees with condensed milk....
When Chefs Move From the Corporate World to the Kitchen

When Chefs Move From the Corporate World to the Kitchen

For chefs who made the career change from the corporate world to the kitchen line, I often wonder if they look back and think of how much easier life would be if they hadn’t switched their suits for whites. For two local chefs, the answer is unsurprising: perhaps...
Bayou Bakery’s Red Velvet Cake

Bayou Bakery’s Red Velvet Cake

Valentine’s Day is just a blink away. If you haven’t made reservations yet at your favorite restaurant yet, hurry and make them, or consider ordering dinner to-go or cooking at home. Either way, this Red Velvet Cake from Chef David Guas of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar...
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