Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Game Day at the Greene Turtle



Football is back, which means finding the perfect DC sports bar with happy hour specials is key! I love heading over to the Greene Turtle in Chinatown for their awesome deals—including their $3 Pints, $4 No Way Jose Ritas, and $5 Crushes. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Celebration of Sustainable Seafood Event Oct. 1st



October is National Seafood Month. What better way to celebrate than eating incredible seafood bites from your favorite DC Chefs? On Monday, October 1, 2018, Seafood Nutrition Partnership is hosting a Celebration of Sustainable Seafood at Ivy City Smokehouse. This is a fundraiser to support the non-profit Seafood Nutrition Partnership and its mission to empower a healthier America through seafood nutrition. 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Back to School

The light of my life.
I know I'm late posting, but I'm really behind on everything.  Can we get time to slow down?

Friday, September 21, 2018

Thinking of Drinking: Autumn on 14th Cocktail

You wouldn't know fall is getting near with this weather, right?!  I've still got some fresh basil growing in my garden.  Looking forward to shaking up some of these tasty cocktails for my friends this weekend.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Recipe: Bread Pudding topped with Bourbon Sauce

In celebration on National Bourbon Heritage Month, try my Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. Bread Pudding was way for housewives to use old bread. French bread is typical because of the French influence in New Orleans. You can also find this recipe and more in the Capital Cooking Cookbook.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Thinking of Drinking: Cranberry Margarita

Photo by Emily Clack
A cranberry margarita is just what I needed!

DC Wine Fest is TOMORROW!



This Saturday, September 15th, the eighth edition of DC Wine Fest​ welcomes vino lovers to Big Chief in Ivy City! This elevated wine tasting experience features unlimited samples wines, plus. fun giveaways, live music, interactive art, and food is available to purchase from Talk of Di Town and Crepeaway while enjoying your liquid grapes. Full bottles will be available for sale on site, so we can all take home our favorites from the festival.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Uncorked: Ferrari Trento at the Emmy Awards

Italy’s most awarded sparkling wine will return as the Official Sparkling Wine of Emmy® Awards season for the fourth consecutive year. Crowned Producer of the Year at the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships, Ferrari Trento bubbles will sparkle with this year’s Governors Ball theme.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Dining Out: Happy 1 Year Anniversary Wilson Hardware!

One year ago this month, the three-tiered contemporary American kitchen and bar honoring the 60s Virginia Hardware shop opened up in Clarendon. Although I knew this place was fun and delicious, I couldn’t believe how popular and trendy the spot had become in just one year! The restaurant was packed to celebrate one incredible year in the Arlington neighborhood.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Top 6 Italian Reds to Lead Us Into Fall

Lake Como, Italy
I love Italian wine. Every visit to Italy, I try something new. I fall in love again with every sip. These are some of my favorite Italian reds to lead us into autumn.