Laura’s Gluten-Free Maple Donuts

August 11, 2022

My family and maple syrup are synonymous. We would tap the trees, collect the sap, and boil the maple syrup (twice — most places only do it once, and man […]

Expired Business License Closes Georgetown Cupcake 


The world-famous and popular Georgetown Cupcake at the corner of 33rd and M Street NW was shut down Aug. 10 by the D.C. Health Department. Of course, local, mainstream and […]

Neighbors Dispute Avery Hotel Liquor License

August 8, 2022

In response to a complaint filed with the District’s Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) on July 18 by some 30 neighbors on 27th and P St. — whose properties abut […]

Laura’s Çilbir: Turkish Poached Eggs

August 4, 2022

In North America, we tend to associate egg recipes with breakfast and we forget about the rest of the day. Which is shameful because eggs make the perfect meal any […]

Laura’s Gluten-Free Strawberry Pop Tarts

July 28, 2022

We never had pop tarts in my house growing up. They were considered a junk food and it was not considered a proper breakfast. Pop tarts, for me, were reserved […]

RAMMY Ruby Anniversary: New, Favorite and Milestone Restaurants

July 25, 2022

Restaurant industry professionals and their fans gathered last night at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 40th Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced winners and […]

Laura’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

July 21, 2022

Growing up, my family would often make homemade sweets and treats, however, we were big into the Pillsbury Cookie dough game. When I went gluten-free, I began trying to make […]

James Beard Dinner Benefits Local Restaurants


Running a small local business successfully has always been a challenge and among the most difficult of those — and hardest hit during the pandemic —are restaurants.  The James Beard […]

Georgetown’s Chaia to Expand Nationally

July 18, 2022

“Chaia means life. And taco means taco. At Chaia we live for tacos.” — Chaia co-founder Bettina Stern Few lunch pleasures in Washington, D.C., are as serene as taking out a […]

Classic Roman Pizza in Glover Park: In Bocca al Lupo

July 14, 2022

Massimo Papetti grew up in Rome, eating pizza and playing soccer in the streets until his mother called him home for supper. (She had to call more than once, he […]