Washington DC

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The Hidden History of African-American Chefs in the White House: Q&A with Adrian Miller

The White House has a long history of African American cooks, chefs, butlers, and stewards, which Adrian Miller chronicled in The President's Kitchen Cabinet. In honor of both President's Day and Black...

How are you weathering the Lock-down

by dcbbq 9 hours ago

This question arose in a thread, and I thought it was a good topic for people to talk about. One issue -- which restaurants are selling food whose taste isn't hurt by delivery -- and which dishes?

Taking a winter trip to The Beltway...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

It is actually one of several trips we take each year to D.C. and environs to catch up with friends, family, cultural sites. While we have favorite dining spots in the area, what's new and interest...


Bawadi in 7 Corners - Report

by Steve 3 days ago

Take out from Bawadi consisted of four parts: Mansaf (the National Dish of Jordan!), Qidra Chicken (Palestinian), Fettoush Salad, and some compilmentary sweets. The Middle Eastern culinary map ...

Hei, Hei Tiger in Tysons II.

by Ziv 14 days ago

I have been avoiding public spaces this week, I spend a good amount of time w some octogenarians and want to err on the safe side. But I was Jones'in for some food prepared by "not me" and Hei Hei ...

Can Anyone Offer More Information About "King Syrup"

by DLynne 8 years ago

I just bought a 32oz. bottle of King Syrup at Gourmet Giant on Rockville Pike. The red label with the lion face looked so interesting, and I thought I remember seeing it called for in a recipe for ...

Charga in Arlington

by Ziv 19 days ago

Excellent food prepared by guys who really like good food. Claudio spent the time to inform me about some of the nuances of each of the 3 dishes I considered. The menu is wide ranging and looks to ...

Destination Dining in DC?

by pretender414 7 months ago

I'm looking to get some feedback on my D.C. restaurants list. We'll be able to have a family member babysit about 1x per month, so I'm putting together a list of 10-12 restaurants to try over the n...

Quick Hits! Do You Have Any?

by Steve 5 years ago

Sometimes I order one small dish to test out a joint, so here are some quick hits that are not really worth a seperate post. Let me know if you have had any similar experiences lately.... Steel...

Washington DC spingbreak trip

by toklife 1 month ago

We are going for a 5 day trip to Washington DC at the beginning of March, 11-year-old and myself. We will be staying near Rosslyn and Courthouse in Arlington VA and I would really appreciate sugges...

Justin Cherry Pop Up Historical Dinner at Mount Vernon

by ktmoomau 1 month ago

March 27, 2020 6:30-9:00 PM. Justin learned to bake from his mother and grandmother, who had worked in her father’s bakery after school making rolls and bread. After a stage at McCrady’s in ...

New Penn Quarter (or at least NW) suggestions?

by LulusMom 2 months ago

Hi, I'm from DC, and still visit fairly frequently, but tend to go to the same restaurants each time. We're coming up to spend Spring Break there, and will be staying at a rental in the Penn Quarte...

La Feria Bakery in Del Ray

by Steve 1 month ago

I decided to ask what kind of saltenas they had at La Feria, although I already knew that I wanted beef as it usually comes out chewier and spicier than chicken. For the first time ever, the guy ...

ISO culinary rose petals

Cocinero Cubano
by Cocinero Cubano 2 months ago

All - I'm making a cake that calls for candied rose petals. I need to find some that are pesticide free however so I'd like to ask if anyone knows of a source in the Northern VA/DC area. I figure I...

Duck Confit for four: proportions?

by mixtapepanda 2 months ago

I was feeling inspired specifically by Matty Matheson's "Cowboy Confit" but his recipe only calls for two duck legs, and particularly for my family, that's not going to feed four people. Is one per...

Kung Fu Kitchen in Alexandria - Report

by Steve 2 months ago

Kung Fu Kitchen is an expansion from NYC specializing in a focused menu of buns and noodles. I tried two kinds of buns: xiao long bao (soup dumplings) and sheng jian bao (fried on the bottom sou...

Wood-cooked barbecue in DC

by dcbbq 11 months ago

I’m looking for all places in the DC metro that make barbecue with wood and/or charcoal only. That is, places with no gas or electric backup for cooking the meat. Thanks in advance!

Bar Pilar

by dcandohio 11 years ago

I don't know why this place doesn't receive more recognition. We dropped in on Saturday after a drink at Cork (hey, on a holiday weekend at 5:00 the place is not crowded!). But we didn't want to ea...

How I became a Whole Foods junkie...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

I live in the suburbs of NYC, but I have to blame Whole Foods in Virginia for this one. It all started during our regular visits to friends and family in The Beltway around D.C. A number of years a...

Haute Eggs

by eggsthusiasm 4 months ago

I am researching eggs, and am interested in eating some fancypants eggs at a fine dining restaurant on the eastern seaboard, somewhere between Boston and Washington DC. Anyone have ideas for places...