Cocktail of the Month: Dragon’s Breath. Happy New Year!

February 8, 2024

Enter the Dragon. February 10 begins the Year of Dragon, which is considered one of the most powerful and promising years in the Chinese Zodiac. A majestic and larger-than-life creature, […]

Five Ways to Spend Galentine’s Day in Town


First made popular by the NBC show Parks and Recreation 14 years ago, Galentine’s Day has become an unofficial celebration of sorts. Every February 13, women and girls are encouraged […]

Cookie and Kate’s Green Goddess Tahini Dip

February 1, 2024

By Cookie and Kate, Bored by your dinner plans? This green goddess tahini will liven up any basic meal! I’m always so happy to have it in the refrigerator to serve […]

Cookie and Kate’s Seasonal Spinach Salad

January 25, 2024

This fresh spinach salad features seasonal fruit, creamy goat cheese, toasted pecans, just enough red onion, and the perfect amount of vinaigrette. It’s finished with a drizzle of thick balsamic […]

Cookie & Kate’s Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup

January 18, 2024

By Cookie and Kate, Have you ever gotten to the airport only to find that your pilot has gone missing? Apparently that happens. I finally got out of Kansas City […]

Celebrate Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, Jan. 15-21

January 11, 2024

Dine Out. Take Out. Eat Up.  So begins the special offerings and discount listings for this winter’s Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week – a celebration of area restaurants and the “diversity […]

The Latest Dish: Doubling Down on Adams Morgan  

January 10, 2024

Omar Popal and the Popal Group now own the building where Havana Village used to be at 1834 Columbia Road, NW in Adams Morgan, where they plan to open a […]

Restaurateur Tony Cibel — 1937 to 2024

January 8, 2024

Restaurateur Tony Cibel — best known in Georgetown for Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place and Nick’s Riverside Grill at Washington Harbour — died Jan. 4 at the age of 86. […]

Cookie and Kate’s Pomegranate Salsa

January 4, 2024

By Cookie and Kate, Here in the U.S., pomegranates are typically available from the end of September through January. So, now’s the season for our Pomegranate Salsa Recipe. It’s bursting […]

Cocktail of the Month: A Spirited Crunch-Time Elixir


Could it be the ultimate Super Bowl snack/drink combo? Or the “cheesiest” beverage ever? Whatever you call it, this is nacho average elixir. As a cocktail writer, I’ve sampled spirits […]