Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lamb Stuffed Summer Squash

June 17, 2021

This Lamb Stuffed Summer Squash was born as a result of my very prolific yellow squash plants. I had a boat load to use up and my thoughts quickly turned to Greek-inspired […]

Georgetown Streatery Dining Guide

June 16, 2021

The pandemic hit us last year, and indoor dining was restricted, if not totally prohibited. So, businesses took the eating outside. Covid-19 has receded in Washington, D.C., and around the […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Curd Ice Cream

June 3, 2021

In some circles, there’s this thing called “ice cream season.” I don’t run in that circle. Ice cream is always in season, darling. With winter finally coming to an end, […]

Le Diplomate’s Stephen Starr Wants to Bring His Food Magic to Former Dean & Deluca Spot


It looks like a star — oh, make that Starr — restaurant will be coming to Georgetown, and it’s kind of a big deal. Stephen Starr, the restaurateur behind the […]

Apéro: Stylish New Wine-Dine Bar on P St.


Champagne and caviar are an unintimidating indulgence at Apéro, a stylish new wine bar and dining venue in Georgetown at 2622 P St. NW. Advanced sommelier Elli Benchimol has transformed […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Roasted Asparagus Pesto Linguine

May 27, 2021

From Wild Thistle Kitchen This Roasted Asparagus Pesto Linguine is such a special recipe. It’s not only delicious and unique, but fresh, flavorful, creamy, and just such a beautiful way […]

Popular Green Almond Pantry Delights on Grace Street


A delightful herald of the rejuvenation of Georgetown’s restaurant scene is the relocation of nationally acclaimed chef-owner Cagla Onal-Urel’s Green Almond Pantry — a Mediterranean café counter and market — […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Olive Oil Semifreddo

May 20, 2021

From Wild Thistle Kitchen This semifreddo is quite possibly the most elegant dessert I’ve ever created. The lemon and olive oil flavors just go so well together and the frozen, […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: French Onion and Wild Mushroom Braised Beef Brisket

May 13, 2021

This recipe takes time, but it is not difficult. The layered flavors and the long cooking time make this such an elegant, delicious version of braised beef brisket.

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon and Herb Grilled Chicken Skewers

May 6, 2021

These chicken skewers will be perfect on any type of grill — and even on a grill pan if you want to stay inside and still enjoy those grill marks.