To Your Health: Jenn Crovato’s 1310 Kitchen & Bar 

August 26, 2021

Chef-restaurateur Jenn Crovato whips up full-flavored Modern American food with a healthy bent at her Georgetown bistro, 1310 Kitchen & Bar. With enviable skill, she writes heartening messages to the […]

Business Ins & Outs: Whole Foods to Open by Fall

August 9, 2021

The Glover Park Whole Foods Market grocery store, closed since March 2017, is on track to open very soon. Neighbors routinely ask about it, and various media keep buzzing about […]

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 […]

Happy Hour with the Diplomatic Palate 


A hip, diplomatic crowd gathered at the Ven Embassy Row Hotel July 9 to help launch a series of international food tasting extravaganzas featuring the nation’s capital very own diplomats. […]

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 […]