Wild Thistle Kitchen: The Best French Toast

July 29, 2021

DESCRIPTION My dad’s recipe: Thick slices of French bread are soaked in a rich custard and cooked slowly in butter. Finished with a quick blast in the oven and best […]

Pandemic Dominates 2021 RAMMY Award Nominations

July 28, 2021

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced finalists for the 2021 RAMMY Awards, the winners of which will be announced on Sunday, September 19, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Special […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Fresh Raspberry Lemonade

July 22, 2021

I made this Fresh Raspberry Lemonade recipe for the first time on my daughter’s 3rd birthday. For its perfectly girly pink color, of course. And it has made a repeat […]

For Seafood Entrepreneur Greg Casten, the Point is ‘The Point’


Dynamic entrepreneur Greg Casten helms the sustainable seafood company Profish and a bevy of establishments featuring its produce, including Tony & Joe’s and Nick’s Riverside in Washington Harbour. But what […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Bread

July 15, 2021

So, I had this idea the other night: I could take my tried-and-true soft pretzel dough recipe and turn it into a pull-apart bread, layered with garlic and herb butter, […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: “Best Lemon Bars” with Shortbread Crust

July 8, 2021

I just got back from dropping off a plateful of these lip-puckering lemon bars to my grandparents — my grandparents, who are both from Minnesota. So, of course we were […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables

July 1, 2021

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables Roast Chicken with Vegetables is one of my favorite dishes to make and eat. I remember this incredible sense of kitchen confidence […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Peach Muffins

June 24, 2021

Peach Muffins This Peach Muffin recipe was the result of an overzealous peach-picking trip to Hollin Farms with my kids one summer. On the drive home, my son was devouring a […]

‘Crazy Golf’ Swingers Club Comes to Dupont Circle


A new 21+ club with a cheeky name has made its way across the pond from London. Swingers calls itself a “competitive socializing entertainment concept,” and its first location opened […]

Bindaas Open Again in Foggy Bottom

June 22, 2021

I love street food. There is something special about something that’s quick, cheap, and tasty as hell. It’s an especially important part of life in India, expressing the country’s diversity […]