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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...

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Greasy Spoons (D.C. ed.): do they exist?

by John 19 years ago

A very nice, very nostalgic thread is winding its way through the Manhattan board, discussing the classic, lamented greasy spoons that once dominated our fair city. (New York, that is, where most ...

Party in a B'More Restaurant

by smee 19 years ago

Hi all, I'm wondering if you have any suggestions about a restaurant that might be a good place to throw a party for around 20+ people in Baltimore. My first thought was the Helmand (if that...

Restaurant Nora: worth it?

by melissa 20 years ago

I am visiting my parents in the DC area (where I grew up) in a few weeks and want to have a really nice meal. I have been longing to go to Nora b/c I am a big supporter of sustainable agricultu...

Saturday Afternoon Fish Fry

by John 19 years ago

Stopped by Horace & Dickie's (12th just north of H, North East, for out-of-towners) this afternoon on the way home from synagogue (nusach sepharad, of course) and enjoyed a classic H&D sandwich: de...

Top DC area restaurants

by Greg 19 years ago

The October issue of Gourmet lists what their editors and critics say are the top restaurants in various cities around North America. For Washington, no real surprises, except perhaps for no. 1 ...

Shanghai Cafe - Bethesda

by johann 19 years ago

Mini Review: Yet to find a good Chinese restaurant in Bethesda. Tried the Shanghai Cafe on Wisconsin Ave. a couple of times. I found it to be pretty basic and in many ways similar to the Americ...

Kaz's Sushi Bistro

by Fred Vinson 19 years ago

I have been faithfully following this board for awhile now but haven't heard any opinion on one of my fav sushi joints, Kaz Sushi Bistro. Haven't had dinner there yet, but have eaten many lunchs th...

Pakistani Food on the Hill

by pam 19 years ago

At risk of turning one of my hands-down favorite restaurants, a hole in the wall on Cap Hill that looks like someone threw up Pepto Bismol all over the walls, into a crowded and hip new haunt, I re...

Cambodian and Lao -- Where

by George Kappus 19 years ago

In a 9/7 post Bob W. reported that there are Cambodian, Lao and Burmese restaurants (among many others) in Falls Church. I will be in Washington tomorrow night and would like to go to Falls Church...

Washington D.C.: One Helluva Chowhound Town!

by Jim Leff 19 years ago

[In case some of you haven't noticed, there's a gigunda monster thread on our General Topics board where some people have accused Washington DC of being the worst chowhound city in America. I'm try...

AlphaDog at Full Kee

by Jim Zurer 19 years ago

What an embarassment for us Full Kee boosters...Next time, we will make sure it is better. Seriously, this is one of the problems with almost any restaurant--lack of consistency: something that ...

farmer's markets

by Sirina 19 years ago

Is it ok to ask a non-restaurant food question? I've been trying to figure out where and when all the farmer's markets are in the area. I go to the one at the Sheridan School, on Alton Place N...

Mei Wah, a new Chinese place

by sirina 19 years ago

The fellow who owned City Lights sold it earlier this year, took the chef, and opened Mei Wah, a bigger place at New Hampshire and, uh oh, maybe 20th? It's pretty good, comparable to City Lights. ...

Bad service at Gertrudes

by Sarah 19 years ago

I just went to Gertrude's at the Baltimore Museum of Art and the service was TERRIBLE. What do you do in this situation? It is so frustrating to be treated so rudely when you are looking forward to...

New Thread: Favorite Restaurant in . . . Dupont Circle

by Nate Martin 20 years ago

Let's get a quick list going of people's favorite restaurants in the most restaurant-packed areas of the city. I'll start a couple of these off, and hopefully others will pick up the ball and run ...

New Restaurant (Cajun?), Alexandria, VA...What, Where?

by Hungry for something new 19 years ago

Anyone know the name and address of a new restaurant in Alexandria (Cajun, I think) that just opened? Any info greatly appreciated.

and another thing...

by pam 19 years ago

If you are ever in Maryland on ...301 I think -- stop in La Plata at Cynthia's pancake house. It's on the east side of the highway, if you are coming to DC you are going to have to pull a u-ey. Ver...

I clearly don't have enough work to do...

by pam 19 years ago

as summer winds down and with it crab season do not forget the steamed blue claws down at the fish market. you can get just as many or as few as you want and eat them on the dock with your feet dan...

The Kurdish Restaurant in No. Va.

by Bob W. 19 years ago

The place is called Ceilov. It's at 116 E. Fairfax St, Falls Church VA. 703.237.4777. No credit cards.

not at all about food - source for men's clothing in DC?

by jen kalb 19 years ago

mea culpa, but if anyone knows of a good reasonably priced source for sober men's office wear and shoes in DC or B'More, please send me a note - my son started a cap hill internship yesterday and f...

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