Annabelle Opens Friday, Replacing Nora’s

Ashok Bajaj worked closely with restaurant designer Martin Vahtra of Projects Design Associates of New York on the reputed $6-million renovation of the former Restaurant Nora.

ANC Approves Bagel Shop as ‘Corner Store’

After a lively, sometimes heated debate on Jan. 7, ANC 2E voted 6-2 in favor of a proposal giving the owner of Call Your Mother a corner store zoning variance.  

Cook on a Whim: Vanilla Bean Scones

Of all the sweets on my blog, this is probably the recipe I’ve referenced and made the most. My kids adore them and I love making them, so it’s a win-win.

Cook on a Whim: Hearty Beef and Barley Soup

Serve this soup with some warm, crusty bread and good, salted butter, a glass of red wine or a rich, dark beer and you’ve got the coziest dinner.

Cook on a Whim: Slow-Roasted Salmon

Slow-roasting might sound strange when it comes to fish, but, I promise you, this is the softest, most buttery salmon — so packed with flavor, so elegant and so easy to prepare.

The Still Bountiful Blocks of Georgetown

Our writer decided to do something daring, something she had never done: spend a day shopping in Georgetown. The holidays are here, and she couldn’t think of a better time ...

Cook on a Whim: Browned Butter Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A cookie doesn’t have to be in the shape of a snowflake, flavored with peppermint and dusted in powdered sugar to be a holiday cookie. It just has to be special.

Cocktail of the Month: The Coquito

In Poland, bison grass vodka is most commonly served with apple juice in a cocktail called the Tatanka. If the name of this drink rings a bell, you can thank Kevin Costner.

Cook on a Whim: Boozy Glazed Eggnog Sweet Rolls

These Christmas-y sweet rolls are like cinnamon rolls, but we replace the cinnamon with the quintessential eggnog spice: nutmeg (freshly grated, if you please).

Cook on a Whim: Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

Incredibly creamy and so delicious, beautiful and festive, this is the cheesecake that makes converts of those “Oh, I don’t like cheesecake” people.