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.”

Experience DC

On June 23, 2021, Mayor Muriel Bowser hosted the Experience DC Launch in front of Ben’s Chili Bowl on historic U Street in the heart of Washington, DC. to announce to the world that DC is OPEN! 

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.

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.

Carolina Kitchen, Just Like Home

From the moment I entered The Carolina Kitchen, I felt as though I was visiting a familiar place.  The restaurant is extremely welcoming.  It smells like home cooked meals, the music is EVERYTHING.  I dance in my seat each time I visit.  I like each. Song. played. No DJ is needed.  Take a look at…