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St. Anselm: The D.C. “Tavern” You Want to Get to Know

October 17, 2019

St. Anselm has the decor of a home that might creek and sway during a thunderstorm, but the restaurant is brand-spanking new and making the right kind of noise in D.C.  Washington Post’s Tom Sietsema describes the interior as “made to look as if a generation or two of diners had already been frequenting the […]

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Breaking News: The Best Biscuit in D.C. Comes With Pimento Cheese

October 15, 2019

Disclaimer: The word “biscuit” is repeated about one million times in this article.   Brooklyn-homegrown, St. Anslem is making a name for itself in D.C. as a “different kind of steakhouse” on the same street as culture-merger Union Market. For dinner, there’s been roaring about their Ax-handle Ribeye and other approachable steak cuts.  But, you know […]

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“Eating Everything _______ “, Brightening Your Home Culinary Experience

June 15, 2019

” Eating Everything _______” is a bold new series centered around exploring food culture, through cooking and education. Cooking the same foods at home is soooo passe.   Growing up, I always ate the same food; every grocery store trip yielded the same results. On Sundays after church, we’d unload plastic-covered paper bags filled with […]

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The Most Delicious Thing About Eating a Cookie, No One Talks About

March 10, 2019

Be it chocolate chip, ginger snaps,  double chocolate, sugar or M&M’s, historically,  a cookie has been known to make even the darkest days brighter with its undeniable charm and delicateness. So I know what you’re thinking: the best part about eating a cookie is about biting into the chewy, gooeyness and perhaps, the visual tearing […]

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Does Quantity Outdo Quality At Ambar D.C.?

January 28, 2019

  Ambar Capitol Hill has something going in D.C.   Have you been?   A quick search on Google, and you’ll see Ambar isn’t holding the #1 spot among D.C. critics –though, Tom Siesta adores the Clarendon location.   It is, however, applauded amongst tourist and locals.   Washingtonian championed  Ambar as #1 on Trip Advisor. […]

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D.C.’s Unconventional Diner Isn’t What It Claims to Be

January 13, 2019

Some time ago my boyfriend, James, sent me a text with an attached video, reading, “This is why I don’t go to diners.” About a minute in, I would never be able to unsee the graphic video of a woman taking a customer’s hot dog out of its bun, hiking up her skirt and giving […]

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These Highly-Rated Cookbooks Answer Every Cooking Question You Have

December 20, 2018

  For most becoming a half-decent cook is like becoming a superhero without a superpower; you feel you’re missing some God-given gift. We’ve all watched the shows, Master Chef and the like. Home cooks without prior formal training execute dishes worthy of praise from globally-recognized, renowned chefs and restaurateurs like Gordon Ramsay and Joe Bastiniach. You […]

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Calling All Food Enthusiasts: 9 Mega Festivals to Plan for Now

December 13, 2018

Are you tired of promising to live a more adventurous foodie life in the new year but keep eating the same stuff, at the same restaurants every year? Does that line read like an infomercial? Read this entire post, if you answered “Yes” and save this post to read later if you answered “No.” Either […]

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