Looking for an Escape? Try This Bahama Mama

October 6, 2022

“Mama… Bahama Mama… you tropical charmer… you stole my heart….” croons George Symonette in this traditional Bahamian folk tune. Known as the “King of Goombay,” Symonette reigned supreme in the […]

L’Avant-Garde Coming to M Street by Way of Michelin-Starred Chef Gilles Epié


Michelin-starred chef Gilles Epié’s soon-to-open L’Avant-Garde on at 2915 M Street NW will serve “le vrai” (real) French cuisine in a suave setting. Epié is excited to have moved to […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Apple Butter Muffins

September 29, 2022

Apples are a true sign of fall in Virginia. We are surrounded by so many beautiful orchards and every year we head to one of our favorites and come home […]

Business Ins & Outs: Lutèce Gets Top Praise; Empty 7-Eleven, Sara’s to Get New Tenants 

September 26, 2022

Congrats! New York Times Praises Lutèce A terrific culinary shout-out — and well deserved for owner Zubair Popal and family — for the bistro at 1522 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Last week, […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Fig and Burrata with Prosciutto Crostini

September 22, 2022

Fresh figs are such a special seasonal treat. They actually have 2 seasons, one in early summer and another in late summer-early fall depending on the region. I find in […]

A Culinary Tribute: Queen Elizabeth II’s Scotch Pancakes

September 15, 2022

By Jennine Rye and the Staff of Tasting Table If you love digging into a warm stack of freshly made pancakes, then you might have something to learn from the […]

Cocktail of the Month: It’s the Bees’ Knees!  

September 14, 2022

One hundred years ago, Washington was wrapped up in the “Roaring Twenties” of post-war prosperity, dazzling decadence and jazz. It was a time of culture milestones marked by the opening the […]

Mapping Georgetown: Booeymonger Tales

September 12, 2022

Grab a Sandwich — maybe a Patty Hearst or a Tuna Turner? — we’ve got some Booeymonger stories for you! A few years back, The Washington Post described Booeymonger’s history […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Brothy Beans with Fennel and Parmesan

September 8, 2022

There are few things that remind me more of my dad than a pot of beans bubbling away on the stove. The can’t-be-rushed process, the aroma, the transformation of a […]

Laura’s Peanut Butter Blondies

September 1, 2022

I love blondies and I love peanut butter. Together, they’re the perfect combination, especially when you add chocolate chips. Blondies are a fun alternative to cookies and/or brownies. They’re an […]