Archive for October 21, 2015

Succotash review: A taste of the new South comes to National Harbor

Edward Lee

Source: Washington Post Food Section

2 stars | The restaurant expresses the vision of Edward Lee, a Korean-American cooking in Kentucky.

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Sally’s Middle Name review: A way with the seasons, if not the service

Sally's Middle Name

Source: Washington Post Food Section

2 stars | On H Street NE, chef Sam Adkins turns out an ever-changing roster of small plates with big flavors.

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Tom Sietsema’s 2015 Fall Dining Guide

Sietsema

Source: Washington Post Food Section

Tom Sietsema says the bar is set higher this year — and so are his expectations.

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How Tom Sietsema chose his 2015 top 10 restaurants list

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 21: Chef/Owner Aaron Silverman at Rose's Luxury. (Photo by Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post)

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

For almost two weeks, we’ve been rolling out Tom Sietsema’s top 10 restaurants from his 2015 Fall Dining Guide before the complete guide debuts on Oct. 8. Now that we have the full picture — congrats, Rose’s Luxury, you’re No. 1! — we couldn’t resist doing some analysis of this year’s upper echelon. “I went to more […]

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Tom Sietsema’s top 10: Rose’s Luxury is No. 1

Roses

Source: Washington Post Food Section

2015 Fall Dining Guide | Chef Aaron Silverman’s no-reservations dining room dares you to eat differently.

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Tom Sietsema’s top 10: Rasika/Rasika West End are No. 2

Rasika

Source: Washington Post Food Section

2015 Fall Dining Guide | It’s difficult to separate Ashok Bajaj’s superlative Indian dining rooms, which share the No. 2 slot.

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Tom Sietsema’s top 10: Masseria is No. 3

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

2015 Fall Dining Guide | One of the best newcomers in the city still feels like a secret.

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Restaurants provide job training at every level

Restaurants provide job training at every level

Source: Washington Business Journal

One out of two Americans has had their start working at restaurants and though many progress upwards, everyone should still be thankful for the experiences obtained working in the industry. The restaurant environment teaches professional vital skills such as teamwork, multi-tasking, customer service and time management that’s why programs such as DC Central Kitchen are so important.

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New Pizza Restaurant Replaces Little Caesars on Lee Highway

New Pizza Restaurant Replaces Little Caesars on Lee Highway

Source: ARLnow

There’s a new pizza in town! Little Caesar’s old spot on Lee Hwy has now been replaced by a newbie, Fillmore Pizza, which opened just five days ago on  5175 Lee Highway. The new pizza joint sells pastas, salads, sandwiches and wings in addition to the its namesake. According to owner Bahruz Ahmadbayli, his pizza is superior to others because of one ingredient.

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Bloomingdale’s Red Hen has a new chef de cuisine

Bloomingdale’s Red Hen has a new chef de cuisine

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Her name is Krystal Cripe and she’s the new chef de cuisine at Bloomingdale’s Red Hen. The neighborhood Italian restaurant promoted Cripe who’s been working with co-owner Michael Friedman since the eatery opened in 2013. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Cripe was also a contestant for the battle of the sous chefs.

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When it’s storming outside, cook up a storm inside with these hearty dishes

When it’s storming outside, cook up a storm inside with these hearty dishes

Source: Washington Post Food Section

It is going to be a wet and cold weekend so it might just be the right time to dust off your Dutch ovens or your slow cookers and make something from scratch. There’ll be no better way to clean your kitchen with foods you otherwise might end up throwing if not eaten fresh. Here are several examples of recipes you can make from leftover fridge ingredients.

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Brew In Town: The Brewer’s Art Choptank’d Saison

Brew In Town: The Brewer’s Art Choptank’d Saison

Source: Washington City Paper Young & Hungry

This cold and windy weather makes you long for the warmer and sunnier summer days. Though you may not be able to bring it back, you certainly can create an ambiance that signifies it still is summer. That’s when the Brewer’s Art Choptank’d Saison comes to mind. It has hints of banana, grapefruit and honeycukle flowers for her birtday.

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Best Apple Pies in DC

Best Apple Pies in DC

Source: DCist Food

There’s nothing more comforting than the smell of freshly baked apple pie coming out of the oven on rainy and cold days in October. Though you can argue that apples are available throughout the year, there’s something special about eating them in autumn. If you’re brave enough to tackle the rain this weekend, head over to one of these places that whips up the best apple pies in D.C.

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Around the World in 6 Pizzas

Around the World in 6 Pizzas

Source: Washingtonian Best Bites Blog

Pizzas may have been an Italian invention but no longer are the ingredients limited to Italian sausage, Italian cheeses, and spices. These days, you can find pizzas topped with pulled pork, spicy lamb, even lobster and in Washington, D.C., we go above that and create pies inspired by specific countries and cultures. Here are six worldly pizzas worth trying.

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Get a slice for $2 at Pete’s Apizza this month

Get a slice for $2 at Pete’s Apizza this month

Source: PoPville

 

October is National Pizza Month and Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza is celebrating by offering $2 slices on a different flavour of pizza everyday for 31 days. Diners will also get some information about the New Haven style of dough. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter to find out the specials for the day. The special prices are limited to one per person, per day.

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