Checking in with Chef Andrew Skala 

December 8, 2021

“What’s new?” Wolfgang Puck asks Cut’s Executive Chef Andrew Skala during his frequent calls. Skala explains that Wolf is always “pushing our thinking.” Right now, what’s new on DC Cut’s raw bar is a dish based on hard-to-source Maryland crab. “Wolfgang […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen’s: Cranberry Sauce

November 24, 2021

Everyone has a cranberry sauce recipe, but I make mine differently than most. I do not use orange juice, but rather, all natural, unsweetened cranberry juice and apple cider. I […]

Book Launch Eats Its Own, Fabulously

November 22, 2021

Now, that was a book launch! A stack of cookbooks with a charming illustrated cover — along with matching wrapping paper and bookplates — greeted invited guests at a classic Q Street […]

George’s Neighbors Rage and Praise 

November 8, 2021

The fate of a Georgetown neighborhood popular restaurant’s unique late-night hours – until 3 a.m. on weekdays and 4 a.m. on weekends – continued to be the subject of investigation, rage and […]

Petite Soeur: Georgetown’s New Luxurious and Affordable Chocolate Boutique

October 25, 2021

Pâtissier Ashleigh Pearson’s stylish Wisconsin Avenue boutique, Petite Soeur – set to open Oct. 26 – lures passersby with her handcrafted chocolate displays. Pearson honed her chocolate-making techniques at Thomas Keller’s famed Per Se in New York City, where she crafted an […]

Fall Flavors Animate Georgetown Dining

October 14, 2021

Autumn comes to Georgetown heralding cooler weather, colorful foliage and sprightly fall flavors. Local restaurants are gearing up to make delicious use of nearby growers’ seasonal produce. Diners can enjoy this bounty in exciting new dishes at some popular dining spots.  […]

Gluten-free Recipe from Sift: Fish Stew

September 30, 2021

Fish soup has an interesting story in my family. My great-grandmother sadly suffered a head injury and was never the same afterwards. Paranoia, fear and mild insanity were all commonplace. […]

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 […]