The Ultimate Family Reunion

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.

The Uncaged Chefs Uncaged Dinner

…having dinner with The Uncaged Chefs will provide a memorable dining experience.  As their sign states, “This must be the place.”

Bacon & Bellini is on TV

My new Taste on TV show, “Bacon & Bellini Explores Culture and Cuisine” will premiere tonight at 8:00pm EST only on Taste on TV!

The Best Fried Chicken Sandwich Ever

THE Fried Chicken Sandwich is here. You have had the rest, now you must experience the best. I just tasted the best fried chicken sandwich ever! It was a creation of Chef Rock Harper, owner of Queen Mother’s.

Restaurant Bridge Fund: Apply Now

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.

So Much Southern Spice

By the taste of their food, I can already tell that they will soon dominate the Soul Food world in the DMV.

Showout Shell Shack

For my main dish, I ordered the Seafood Sandwich. This sandwich is packed with everything! The base is blackened salmon, fire roasted shrimp, and lastly lobster. This is topped with a tropical salsa on coco bread. It is served with seasoned fries.

Quarantine Cooking, Hibachi Style

Quarantine Cooking, Hibachi Style Restaurants and Bars are closed.  The streets are empty, while 80% of people are under a government mandated “Stay at Home” order.   The events of March 2020 have definitely surprised the world.   Our favorite restaurants are closed, but we still want to experience the wonderful food.  Our best option is…