Glover Park’s Best-Kept Dining Secret

January 21, 2021

A soaring, spacious, weather-protected, heated outdoor terrace offering hearty comfort fare and freshly baked specialties crafted by top talents, Glover Park Grill — located at 2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW in the Glover Park Hotel — may be the neighborhood’s best …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Glazed Salted Malted Chocolate Bundt Cake


This glorious glazed, salted, malted chocolate bundt cake came to me in a snow-covered dream. I woke up the morning after a 48-hour-long snowstorm knowing I had to do three things: shovel my driveway, take my kids sledding and bake …

SEOULSPICE: A New Way to Experience Korean BBQ

January 18, 2021

Korean BBQ is a special occasion with all-you-can-eat food enjoyed with friends and family. You choose from a variety of proteins, throw them on a sizzling grill at your table, and mix in marinated veggies and toppings. You get to …

Celebrating the Inauguration With Food and Drink


Despite the current security measures going on in the area, there are still plenty of inauguration specials in the city. Many places are offering pickup or delivery-friendly items, or hyping up outdoor dining options. Here are some great ideas for …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Slow-Cooker White Bean and Sausage Soup

January 12, 2021

This slow-cooker white bean and sausage soup recipe is so easy, so comforting and so delicious. It’s a jazzed-up version of a recipe I saw in a magazine a few years ago. The original recipe was pretty bland, so I …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Spicy Salmon Sushi Rolls

January 7, 2021

These spicy salmon rolls are so fun to make at home. If you’re like me and my family and you are severely missing going out for sushi, let me tell you: these will fix you right up! I am thrilled …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Mini Pesto and Cheese Calzones

December 31, 2020

These mini pesto and cheese calzones are such a fun holiday appetizer. Of course, they would be good any time of year. They can stand on their own or as part of a holiday appetizer board or buffet (and you …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Christmas Cookie Box & Peppermint Bark

December 24, 2020

Have you seen all the beautifully festive Christmas cookie boxes flying around Instagram? Well, I have! I had some major Christmas cookie box FOMO last year and finally got around to making one. So I figured I’d finally take the …

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Bagel Brunch Board with Kvarøy Salmon

December 17, 2020

This is the ultimate salmon bagel brunch board. I am thrilled to be partnering with Kvarøy Salmon to bring you this post, as I truly believe in their mission and admire their sustainable farming practices.

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Wild Thistle Kitchen: The Best Crème Brûlée

December 10, 2020

In the pastry and dessert world, it just doesn’t get more romantic, more celebratory or more special than crème brûlée. People swoon over this stuff; it is elegant, irresistible and so delicious. My recipe is classic, simple, reliable and really …