Silver City: With Grands and Kids, Celebrating Thanksgiving Can Be Tricky

November 24, 2021

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 24, and for the next five days or so, most everyone in the United States is about to navigate the most unique American holiday of all: Thanksgiving. […]

Book Launch Eats Its Own, Fabulously

November 22, 2021

Now, that was a book launch! A stack of cookbooks with a charming illustrated cover — along with matching wrapping paper and bookplates — greeted invited guests at a classic Q Street […]

Laura’s Mediterranean Orzo

November 18, 2021

I love pasta. I do. Is it my favorite food in the world? There is a strong possibility that the answer to that question is yes. Is it also difficult […]

Thanksgiving at Home with a French, Italian or American Sensibility

November 11, 2021

This year Georgetowners looking forward to celebrating the holidays with family and friends are likely to gather with folks they haven’t seen for some time. Anticipating that many of these festive gatherings will be in private homes, some local restaurants are offering ready-to-heat, complete Thanksgiving dinners (or seasonal […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Cara Cara Orange Scones


Can you imagine winter without citrus? I can’t. Just the smell of an orange being peeled immediately transports me to my childhood Christmases. This Cara Cara Orange Scone Recipe is […]

Plan Your Virginia Autumn Wine Weekend Now

November 10, 2021

Did you know the Old Dominion is home to over 300 wineries? While it seems like a daunting task to feature every one, we wanted to start with a fall wine guide featuring […]

The Latest Dish: Nov. 10 Issue


Adams Morgan Update: A variety of new places are opening up in their BID, in addition to Ann Cashion and John Fulchino’s recently opened Los Compañeros, at 1819 Columbia Road NW where their Johnny’s Half Shell used to be: Big Sky at 2436 18th […]

George’s Neighbors Rage and Praise 

November 8, 2021

The fate of a Georgetown neighborhood popular restaurant’s unique late-night hours – until 3 a.m. on weekdays and 4 a.m. on weekends – continued to be the subject of investigation, rage and […]

Laura’s Lemon Curd: Perfect Gift for the Holidays

November 4, 2021

I have always loved lemons. The scent, the taste, the flavors it can amplify. Lemon really is a magical fruit for baking. Lemon zest amps up cookies, lemon juice goes perfectly […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Vanilla Bean Tapioca Pudding

October 28, 2021

This Vanilla Bean Tapioca Pudding was one of those on-a-whim, curiosity-killed-the-cat type creations. At some point I bought a large bag of tapioca pearls, I couldn’t tell you why, and […]