Food & Dining

Food & Dining

12/16/2014 - 3:21pm
This time of year, the saying goes, “Beans, beans, the magical fruit, the more you eat, the more you loot…in 2015!” The Southern New Year’s tradition that pairs Black-eyed Peas and Collard Greens (otherwise known as Hoppin... >>more
12/16/2014 - 3:15pm
If you’re looking to cross something off the holiday to-do list, think about relying on a professional for some gorgeous sweet treats. Chef Bart Vandaele’s “B @ Home” take-out at B Too is offering up beautiful Bûche de... >>more
12/16/2014 - 3:08pm
Schedule for Christmas Week (12/22 – 12/28): Monday - OPEN Blue Iris Flowers, Bower’s Dairy, Union Meat Tuesday - OPEN Wednesday, Christmas Eve - OPEN Thursday, Christmas Day - Closed Friday - Closed Saturday and Sunday -... >>more
12/12/2014 - 1:09pm
Looking for a thoughtful holiday present? Have a Top Chef groupie on your list? 2014 Top Chef contestant George Kapnos is scheduled to teach at Hill Center March 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – where you’ll get to meet this culinary talent... >>more
12/09/2014 - 12:51pm
Launching just in time for the holidays inside Union Kitchen, the innovative food business incubator in Northeast DC, is Undone Chocolate. This small batch bean to bar craft chocolate company roasts and grinds organic dark chocolate from cocoa beans... >>more
12/09/2014 - 10:12am
There are two types of people that buy scotch; the connoisseurs, who have collections of fine single-malt and rare blended malt scotch and only want more, and everyone else, who maybe have tasted a scotch or two, but stare at the wall of... >>more
12/09/2014 - 9:42am
Not everybody leaves town for the holidays; many prefer to celebrate right here on Capitol Hill. And there are many festive possibilities and gifting opportunities: Sapore, 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, carries an assortment of upscale goodies,... >>more
12/05/2014 - 1:07pm
Dana Carstarphen gathers many neighbors around the holidays to enjoy a tradition she started with her daughters. She’s been staging a cookie swap that has been one of the popular highpoints of her family’s holiday season. As part of the... >>more
12/03/2014 - 8:44am
There are a number of national food-focused celebratory days (and months) – for example, yesterday was National Fritters Day, and today is National Apple Pie Day, and the month of December celebrates egg nog – but it’s also the... >>more
11/29/2014 - 9:39am
You may already have designs for the turkey meat and carcass -- turkey noodle casserole, turkey risotto, turkey and chorizo breakfast hash and, the final remains for soup. Accolade-adorned pitmaster Rob Sonderman at DC City Smokehouse grew up in DC... >>more
11/25/2014 - 2:38pm
Mark Bucher, the famed chef at BGR The Burger Joint in Bethesda is bringing his annual Thanksgiving tradition to his Medium Rare’s Barracks Row location (515 Eighth St. SE).  Each year, the chef opens up one of his restaurants from 11 a.m... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:05pm
Starting tonight, you can visit Radici and experience the Italian tradition of apertivo, a pre-meal drink to stimulate the appetite right on Capitol Hill – start your weekend with a glass of wine and cicchetti Veneziani (small bites) with... >>more
11/07/2014 - 3:55pm
Stepping in to Capital Teas, at 731 8th St. SE, the sweet yet subtle scents of the various teas displayed in the front of the store on the so-called 'tea wall' overwhelm the nose. There are at least 30 different teas on display, each... >>more
11/07/2014 - 3:21pm
No cookbook is better suited for Capitol Hill residents this holiday season than the Chelsea Market Cookbook by Michael Phillips with Rick Rodgers (Stewart Tabori and Chang, $30). A celebration of Chelsea Market—New York’s historic,... >>more
11/04/2014 - 4:00pm
Two furry residents of the Peachy Family Dairy made their debut at Eastern Market today as part of the Fresh Tuesday Farmers Market. Tim and Tom, who are five months old, entertained young and old bystanders with their antics. Children were allowed... >>more