Rammys Go to Lutèce, Baked and Wired; Filomena, Old Europe, Cafe Milano and Ris Lacoste Honored

July 10, 2023

Restaurant industry professionals and their allies gathered July 9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 41st Annual Rammy Awards, as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners […]

Laura’s Orange Tart

July 6, 2023

I love citrus season. It’s one of my favorites. I also love tarts. So, naturally, this seemed like the perfect pairing. Great at any point of the year, this recipe […]

Cocktail of the Month: The City Shandy, a Sophisticated Tipple

Whether you love it or hate it, one thing seems certain — it’s hard to avoid. Season two of  “And just Like That” (AJLT), the sequel to the blockbuster “Sex […]

Business Ins & Outs: La Chaumière, Alara, Fangyán, Greco

June 29, 2023

Hakan Ilan to Remake Paolo’s Space The long shuttered Paolo’s Ristorante space, most recently High Street Grill, will become Alara, a Turkish restaurant by Hakan Ilhan. Meaning “beautiful water fairy” […]

‘The Liberty of Color,’ Vibrant Display for Inclusivity, Diversity at Bourbon Steak

The Four Seasons Hotel’s Bourbon Steak partnered with local artist, Maggie O’Neill, launching a vibrant installation, “The Liberty of Color,” on the restaurant’s outdoor patio and a collection of her […]

Laura’s Russian Buttercream

June 15, 2023

Discover the epitome of indulgence with this Easy Russian Buttercream Recipe. With its whipped butter base, this is a simple recipe to make while delivering the most satisfying and flawless results. […]

The Latest Dish: Chef Ris Lacoste Honored

June 8, 2023

Chef Ris Lacoste Wins Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award On June 5, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and industry peers, friends and family, celebrated Ris Lacoste of Ris, as […]

Cocktail of the Month: The Sour-sicle, Inspired by Bali Beaches

June is here and time to create some Facebook envy. It seems like everyone’s social media feed is lit up with with glam shots of summer vacation fun.  Where I […]

Laura’s Modern Waldorf Salad

June 1, 2023

Experience a contemporary twist on the classic Waldorf Salad with this modern Waldorf salad recipe. This au currant rendition combines the crispness of apples, the crunch of walnuts, the tanginess […]

Chez Billy Sud’s Spring Re-Awakening

‘Reopening, Not Reinventing’ To much fanfare, one of the most beloved restaurants in Georgetown, Chez Billy Sud at 1039 31st Street NW, is projected to reopen in the next few […]