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 […]

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 […]