Take a look at Keiristin’s birthday dinner at La Vie restaurant in Washington, DC.
To be invited as a member of the press is the most amazing feeling of all. To be invited to cover the event, to tell the story, to preserve the memories, to evoke the feelings of community and togetherness, to encapsulate this wonderful experience and to put into words what so many others have said they cannot. To say this is the best food and wine festival I have attended is an understatement. The Family Reunion is a trailblazing event that raised the bar, reconceptualized and redefined the concept of a food and wine festival.
Maintaining a restaurant has been extremely challenging during this pandemic. If you own and operate a restaurant in Washington, D.C. and need some relief, have no fear…help is on the way. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced financial relief and assistance for restaurants with the Restaurant Bridge Fund.
If you want to feel special on your birthday, go to Eddie V’s. The staff will make you feel like royalty.
My favorite is the Cookie Dough Biscoff Brownie. Every layer, every bite makes me want to take another bite. The bottom layer is the ooey gooey brownie. The middle layer is the chocolate chip cookie dough. On top of that is a biscoff cookie layer, topped with a layer of fudge. It is garnished with a drizzle of caramel and topped with a Biscoff cookie and Biscoff cookie crumbles. I could eat this every day.
Imagine walking into a room and seeing your favorite celebrity chef offering you bites of their amazing food. Now, imagine looking to your left and to your right and seeing another celebrity chef and third celebrity chef, all of whom are offering you bites of their delicious dishes.
Go to Half Smoke and enjoy a Bad and Boujee or Pinky and The Brain. You will be glad you did. As they say in Half Smoke….Don’t grow up. It’s a trap!
As restaurant tour guru for Black Violin, I enjoy finding delicacies for Black Violin to enjoy while on the road across America on the “Impossible” tour. For their stop in Music City, USA otherwise known as Nashville, Tennessee, Bacon & Bellini delivered a taste of some of Nashville’s favorites. Before “Hot Chicken” Nashville was known…
I love sweets as much as I love the truth. Let me tell you. Sugar Vault is the truth. Their pictures make the cupcakes look so decadent and delicious.
Overall, the CAYA 10th Anniversary Gala was an evening in paradise.