Wild Thistle Kitchen: Brothy Beans with Fennel and Parmesan

February 24, 2022

There are few things that remind me more of my dad than a pot of beans bubbling away on the stove. The can’t-be-rushed process, the aroma, the transformation of a […]

James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced for D.C. Region


After a two-year hiatus to review bias in award selections, the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards – sometimes referred to as the “Oscars” of the restaurant world – have […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Muffins with Chocolate Chip Streusel

February 17, 2022

These chocolate chip muffins are a snow day favorite. So easy, so delicious, and you just can’t beat a one bowl recipe. The chocolate chip streusel just takes them over […]

The Henri: Modern Bistro, Private Dining, Fresh Menu

February 14, 2022

The Henri, Executive Chef and restaurateur Frederik De Pue’s bold, modern bistro and private dining complex located at 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, provides an array of dining options well suited […]

Scones with Clotted Cream and Jam: from Sift

February 10, 2022

Every high tea or afternoon tea is accompanied by scones. Sometimes they’re savory, but, more often than not, they’re sweet. Scones with clotted cream and jam are an absolute staple, […]

All You Need Is Love… and a Romantic Meal  


Valentine’s Day is coming up, so it’s time to show your love to those in your orbit. Why not expand your circle of loved ones to your neighborhood restaurants?   It’s […]

Valentine’s Day Dining Guide  


Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday this year, inspiring many Georgetown restaurants to extend their holiday specials over the prior weekend – good news for celebrants who want to enjoy […]

The Latest Dish: The Fine Dining is Back

February 9, 2022

Frederik de Pue’s Belgium and French inspired restaurant, The Henri, at 1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW, will debut on February 15 with 60 seats, 6 PDR’s (seating parties of 3 to […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Savory Cheddar, Bacon and Chives Shortbread

February 3, 2022

As a food blogger, I can’t ignore the fact that Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Instagram is flooded with pink, red, and purple. Chocolate, heart-shaped everything and sprinkles galore. But […]

Winter Olympics Cocktail: Homage to Team USA’s ‘Flying Tomato’


The Winter Olympics opens Friday in Beijing, spawning a wintry sequel to China’s stunning 2008 summer games. The 2022 U.S. Olympic Team features 92 returning  athletes, including 4 five-time Olympians. […]