Archive for January 31, 2017

These crunchy bites are a smart use for your roasted vegetables

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

WEEKNIGHT VEGETARIAN | Croquettes become another way to artfully employ leftovers

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Where to find White Stone oysters in the D.C. area

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Five restaurants carry the distinctive new variety from the Chesapeake, and you can order online.

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A new star oyster joins the platter, straight from the Chesapeake

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Cultivating an elite restaurant clientele, White Stone Oysters have made fans among top chefs.

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See photos of the harvesting of White Stone oysters

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

White Stone Oyster has an elite restaurant clientele, including Le Diplomate and Rose’s Luxury. The company hopes to compete with West Coast firms by offering deep-cup, sweet and meaty oysters grown in a sustainable aquaculture farm in the Chesapeake Bay.

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You don’t have to crack a single egg to make this frittata

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

DINNER IN 35 MINUTES | A carton of egg whites, fresh herbs, feta and chef Michael Psilakis’s two-fer recipe make a satisfying breakfast-for-dinner meal.

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Restaurants depend on immigrants. Trump’s orders could hit them particularly hard.

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

While some see workers stranded, ‘sanctuary restaurant’ project aims to help protect against deportation.

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Stung by social media outcry, Taylor Gourmet’s co-founder defends Trump meeting

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

Casey Patten says he wanted to make a point about diversity and immigration.

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Guinness plans to brew in America again, for the first time in six decades

Source: Washington Post Food Section

Scheduled to open this fall in Maryland, the new facility will be a U.S. version of its Open Gate Brewery in Dublin.

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5 Diets, Week 4: The home stretch on Whole30, Weight Watchers, Buddha’s Diet and more

Source: Washington Post Food Section

In their final week, our dieters start to make final assessments — and plan their next steps and strategies.

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The perfect nachos: A step-by-step guide

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Source: Washington Post Food Section

By applying a little finesse to each part, you can present a winning platter on Game Day.

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Twitter Blasts José Andrés for Defending Casey Patten

Source: Eater DC

Sticking up for Taylor Gourmet stokes anti-Trump crowd | Coming to the defense of embattled Taylor Gourmet co-founder Casey Patten may wind up costing restaurateur José Andrés business. Patten, who’s taken a beating on social media after being photographed Monday with polarizing President Donald Trump, has already begun his apology tour, telling the Washington City Paper he respects other’s opinions, but still considers himself an agent of change. Even though he remains embroiled in a legal battle with 45 stemming from the then-candidate’s inflammatory remarks about unauthorized immigrants, Andrés urged the online community to consider the difference between showing respect for …

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Fish’s New Tasting Bar, Chef Change at Conosci

Source: Eater DC

Plus, Myron Mixon Pitmaster Barbeque is here

ALEXANDRIA—To celebrate its big opening, Myron Mixon Pitmaster Barbeque is throwing a festive pig pull starting at 5 p.m. tonight. The 130-pound Berkshire Cross Breed spent a day in a custom-built smoker after being prepped with Mixon’s award-winning concoction of spices and fruit. The $35 meal includes the pulled pork—pulled by the celebrity chef himself—and endless sides. [EaterWire]

OXON HILL—The new Fish by José Andrés at MGM National Harbor just debuted a “Maryland Fry Bar” inside, where Chesapeake Bay fare meets tempura techniques. Guests get a front-row seat of the prep …

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100-Plus Places to Avoid Winter Restaurant Week Insanity

Source: Eater DC

The twice-yearly promotion is here, but this guide is for the people who hate it | It’s once again Winter Restaurant Week in D.C., which means over 250 restaurants around town are offering special prix fixe menus at the discounted price of $22 for lunch and $35 for dinner. And a $22 brunch option hatched for this first time this year. But what about diners who wish to avoid the promotion (Jan. 30 through Feb. 5) — whether they’re ducking crowds, averse to preprogrammed dining or have other concerns about the deal? Here’s a list of about 100 new, interesting, or …

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Where to Watch Super Bowl LI in D.C.

Source: Eater DC

Food and drinks deals for the big game | A nation divided faces one defining question Sunday: Falcons or Patriots? Super Bowl 51 is expected to dominate every viewing screen imaginable Feb.5, with football fans the world over obsessively tuning in to watch four-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady and the New England Patriots take on first-timer Matt Ryan and the high-flying Atlanta Falcons. Both quarterbacks have plenty of weapons at their disposal. And each team has something to prove (Pats burying #Deflategate; Falcons finally winning it all). Local bars and restaurants are playing along by offering up football-related food and …

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Conosci Is No Longer Just for Crudo Under New Chef

Source: Washingtonian Food

Conosci initially opened as a “crudo bar” tucked inside Italian restaurant Alta Strada. The hidden dining room (no sign out front or street entrance) specialized in tasting menus made up almost entirely out raw fish preparations as well as several a la carte dishes. But with new chef George Rodrigues, Conosci is shaking things up a bit. […]

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