Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lamb Stuffed Summer Squash

June 17, 2021

This Lamb Stuffed Summer Squash was born as a result of my very prolific yellow squash plants. I had a boat load to use up and my thoughts quickly turned to Greek-inspired […]

At wineLAIR, It’s All About Passion, Community and — Of Course — the Wine


It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that alcohol consumption increased during the pandemic. That was either a good thing or a bad thing, depending on your […]

Georgetown Streatery Dining Guide

June 16, 2021

The pandemic hit us last year, and indoor dining was restricted, if not totally prohibited. So, businesses took the eating outside. Covid-19 has receded in Washington, D.C., and around the […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Rhubarb + Elderflower Refresher

June 10, 2021

Say hello to my new favorite cocktail. This rhubarb elderflower refresher cocktail is like pink lemonade for grown-ups and I plan to sip on it all spring and summer long. […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Curd Ice Cream

June 3, 2021

In some circles, there’s this thing called “ice cream season.” I don’t run in that circle. Ice cream is always in season, darling. With winter finally coming to an end, […]

Le Diplomate’s Stephen Starr Wants to Bring His Food Magic to Former Dean & Deluca Spot


It looks like a star — oh, make that Starr — restaurant will be coming to Georgetown, and it’s kind of a big deal. Stephen Starr, the restaurateur behind the […]

Apéro: Stylish New Wine-Dine Bar on P St.


Champagne and caviar are an unintimidating indulgence at Apéro, a stylish new wine bar and dining venue in Georgetown at 2622 P St. NW. Advanced sommelier Elli Benchimol has transformed […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Roasted Asparagus Pesto Linguine

May 27, 2021

From Wild Thistle Kitchen This Roasted Asparagus Pesto Linguine is such a special recipe. It’s not only delicious and unique, but fresh, flavorful, creamy, and just such a beautiful way […]

Popular Green Almond Pantry Delights on Grace Street


A delightful herald of the rejuvenation of Georgetown’s restaurant scene is the relocation of nationally acclaimed chef-owner Cagla Onal-Urel’s Green Almond Pantry — a Mediterranean café counter and market — […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Olive Oil Semifreddo

May 20, 2021

From Wild Thistle Kitchen This semifreddo is quite possibly the most elegant dessert I’ve ever created. The lemon and olive oil flavors just go so well together and the frozen, […]