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bon appétit names DC's Rose's Luxury as Top New Restaurant for 2014

bon appétit magazine just recently released their “hot ten” list of The Best New Restaurants in America 2014. I was pretty elated to see a DC newcomer in the #1 spot: … 670 more words


Expert Grill Guide

Ever feel like you’re stepping out of the frying pan and into the fire when it comes to grilling? Chef and James Beard Award-winning cookbook author… 74 more words


Rioja (LoDo, Denver, Colorado)

Rioja…a blend of Spanish, French, Italian influences, and the recognition from the James Beard Foundation. I was unaware of what this meant before I met “The Chef”, but I quickly learned that only the best of the best are awarded with… 454 more words

Sandwich Savoir-Faire

August is National Sandwich Month!

We think a sandwich is perfect anytime, but in the summer a sandwich makes a neat solution for a quick dinner or a picnic lunch. 208 more words



It’s been a difficult few weeks. I’ve been ill, my husband has been away for longer than ever, and the dog, while I am keeping to her schedule, has been sick but is OK even though she sleeps by the door either waiting for him to come home or to keep me from leaving too. 231 more words


Cookie dough talk: An Interview with Christina Tosi

Christina Tosi is a James Beard award winning pastry chef and the backbone of Milk Bar, the dessert and snack branch of Momofuku, David Chang’s celebrated restaurant group. 179 more words


A dinner for Julia & Jim

Each summer since 2010 I’ve been helping my good friend, Dean, prepare and cook a multi-course meal for an interactive dinner party at his house for 30+ guests from the law firm he works at.  429 more words