Thursday, June 27, 2019

Event: The Rammy Awards Gala is this Weekend!


The DC food event of the year is this Sunday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This is my absolute favorite day of the year – celebrating the best restaurants in the District with the biggest foodies in town. So many hard working individuals and organizations are up for awards this year in over twenty different categories. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Recipe: Enchiladas with Seasonal Roots


My favorite home delivery box – Seasonal Roots – curated another great box for me to make some delicious Enchiladas! The veggie fairies brought me fresh meat from Ovoka Farm’s and a spicy sauce from Clark & Hopkins. 

Monday, June 24, 2019

Opening: Fogo de Chao Grand Opening in Bethesda! Make Reservations Today



The delicious Brazilian Steakhouse is now open in the Pike & Rose retail center! The new restaurant is their third location in the Metro DC area, and features a more contemporary dining space. 

Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Looking for the perfect summer BBQ recipe?  Try this Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad.  I made this for my daughter's unicorn birthday party and everyone loved it.  

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Recipe: Baklava

I traveled to Greece 10 years ago for an unforgettable trip.  I feasted on their amazing cuisine.  Make this dessert to get a taste of all the country has to offer.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Gloria! Gloria!

Epic evening last night at the Vampire Weekend concert in St. Louis.  The crowd erupted when the Blues won the championship and took home the Stanley Cup.  Let's Go Blues!!  Vampire Weekend came out to sing Gloria for the encore. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Recipe: Squash Salad with Feta and Fresh Mint


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It is that time of year.  I love this dish and I made it last night for my mom.  Summer squash is delicious raw when it's shaved and marinated with a bit of salt. Add salty prosciutto and you have the perfect side dish.