Grand Openings for L’Avant-Garde and Yellow Cafe

December 7, 2022

Georgetowners have been anticipating the debut of these two restaurants for quite some time. They open this week. L’Avant-Garde L’Avant-Garde, a contemporary brasserie by Fady Saba along with storied Michelin-starred […]

Cookie and Kate: Buffalo Cauliflower

December 1, 2022

By Cookie and Kate This buffalo cauliflower recipe has been a long time coming. I’m glad to get it to you just before the big game! This recipe is a vegetarian […]

Thanksgiving Dining Specials Around Town 

November 14, 2022

Wondering where to eat this Thanksgiving? Thankfully, we have six options around town for the perfect dining-out holiday meal.  The Henri   1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW   Prefer to eat Thanksgiving at […]

Cookie and Kate: Simple Healthy Slaw

November 3, 2022

By Cookie and Kate Let’s talk about this healthy slaw recipe. It’s proof that sometimes, the most humble of ingredients can make for the best recipes. Take cheap cabbage, with all […]

Cookie and Kate: Healthy Apple Muffins

October 27, 2022

By Cookie and Kate It’s apple muffin time! You all really seem to love my banana muffins, pumpkin muffins and carrot muffins and the blueberry muffins in my cookbook. Today, apple muffins are joining the club. Like the others […]

Cookie and Kate: Dark Chocolate Mini Peanut Butter Cups

October 20, 2022

By Cookie and Kate Do I have your full attention? Excellent. These homemade chocolate treats are essentially grown-up, homemade Reese’s peanut butter cups. I make my peanut butter cups with […]

Embassy Chef Challenge: China, Mexico, Philippines, Pakistan Winners


After a two-year hiatus, attendees of the Events DC 2022 Embassy Chef Challenge kicked off the inaugural International City Food Festival Oct. 13 at the Kogod Courtyard, as they traveled […]

Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup from Cookie and Kate

October 13, 2022

By Cookie and Kate Meet my favorite pumpkin soup recipe. It’s super creamy (thanks mostly to the pumpkin, with a little help from coconut milk or cream) yet plenty healthy, too. […]

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

October 6, 2022

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

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 […]