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.”

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.

Summer Ends at Kith and Kin

I had dinner at Kith and Kin on the last day of their summer dinner menu…..the menu that was created by Chef Kwame Onwuachi before his departure from Kith and Kin.  Let me tell you.  He deserves every award that he has won, including the James Beard Rising Star Chef Award.  His food is amazing….

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…

An Evening filled with HeArt & Sole

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.

All Nostalgia at Half Smoke

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!

The Land of Kush

The Land of Kush is an oasis, sitting on the corner of ordinary and mundane. This dimension is the land where healthy food tastes good, and good food is healthy.

O So Good

The members of Black Violin were particularly concerned about their dining options on their tour stop in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I reassured them that I could find good food anywhere. I did just that. In South Dakota, I chose Chef Omar Thornton and “O So Good Restaurant”. I am pleased.

Yelp Presents Peri-Peri Night at Nando’s

Nando’s Peri Peri is already one of my go-to places for fast casual food.  I was beyond excited to experience a VIP experience at the Yelp Presents Peri-Peri Night at Nando’s.  To start, Nando’s is famous for their Peri-Peri sauce. Well, I had the opportunity to witness a behind the scenes making of the sauce. …