Ashok Bajaj can do no wrong. I’ll say that again; the India-born DC restaurateur Ashok can do no wrong. Don’t take my word for it. The New York Times recently said of Ashok: Today Mr. Bajaj, though not widely known outside the district, is arguably the most successful restaurateur in Washington. And his trajectory over […]
Do you feel like you just have so much more to say and need a creative outlet? Is “the man (or woman)” keeping you down? Does everyone else at your office dress like sh!t and you just know you’re the only one with real style? Think my food reviews are too positive and want add some […]
Admittedly it has taken me a while to get to Ghibellina, ok, a long while. This fact may seem odd given that it’s within three blocks of where I live. However I must confess…it was on purpose. I love Italian food. My mother’s side of the family is all Italian (Bruncati and Bonanno), and I […]
Get your mandoline out, try to not slice off your fingertips, and add that extra belt notch, because we’re talking heavy cream, thick cheese, and thin vegetables slices ladies and gents; we’re making a gratin. To start, get 2-2.5 cups of heavy cream simmering in a small pot. Add fresh thyme, cracked black pepper, nutmeg, […]
Once again, we find ourselves on the brink of a government shutdown. But what does that really mean for you? Your mail will still come on time. But don’t plan to flee to warmer climates, passport services will be delayed. National Parks will close, so no recreation for you… But if you’re already camping, it’s […]
If you’re seeking hearty, comforting Italian food in DC, look no further than Elisir. Located just off Pennsylvania Avenue NW on 11th Street, Elisir is perfect for lunch over a bowl of pasta, or grabbing a quick bite over drinks with friends after work. The portions are large and the food is great. While the […]
We were all excited for The Emmy’s… Until Carrie Underwood gave “tribute” to The Beatles. Maybe next year..