Wild Thistle Kitchen: Cranberry Rosemary Crisps

December 23, 2021

Cranberries are such a festive fruit. I love their bitter tartness and their cheerful red color. They are the most Christmassy of fruits in my opinion. The smell, taste, and […]

Laura’s Candy Cane Cookies

December 16, 2021

I’m not a big candy person. I love baked goods, pies, cakes, patisserie — you name it. Candy, however, has never been my thing. On Halloween, I was the kid […]

At Noosh, Persian and Mediterranean Dishes Delight


Chef and co-owner Tarek Diab is proud of the flavor-packed Persian dishes he offers at Noosh, his recently opened upper Georgetown retreat at 1721 Wisconsin Ave. NW. In Farsi, Noosh means “sweet, lovely and attractive.” Born […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Christmas Cookie Box with Peppermint Bark

December 9, 2021

Have you seen all the beautifully festive Christmas Cookie Boxes flying around Instagram? Well I have, and I had some major Christmas cookie box fomo last year and finally got […]

The Latest Dish  

December 8, 2021

Owner K.J. Hughes will officially open Manifest on Dec. 8 at 1807 Florida Ave NW in Adams Morgan where Salon XYZ used to be. Not everything has changed since its salon days, as it’s a three-fer: barber shop, […]

Checking in with Chef Andrew Skala 


“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 […]

With Some Puck, Our Holidays Light Up


“If we want the neighborhood to be interested in us, we have to be interested in the neighborhood,” says Wolfgang Puck, the celebrity chef name behind Cut, the restaurant in […]

Laura’s Linzer Cookies

December 2, 2021

I love Linzer cookies. Why do I love Linzer cookies? Well, let me tell you. One, is because there is jam in them and I love jam. Jam is essentially […]

Wolf Trap’s Bourbon and Bubbles Delights

December 1, 2021

Wolf Trap has a new favorite tradition for those cold nights: Bourbon and Bubbles, a spirited evening beneath the stars supporting Wolf Trap Foundation’s arts and education programs. The Nov. […]

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 […]