Archive | Nibbles and Sips

Jordan Wright, editor/publisher of the DC-based food, theatre, travel and lifestyle website, WhiskandQuill.com, joins the area’s hottest veteran writers at the brand spanking new DCMetroTheaterArts.com website Her well-known newsy column, “Nibbles and Sips,” sprinkled with the latest foodie gossip, will showcase the area’s top spots highlighting seasonal offerings as well as pre-and post-theatre dining and drink specials.

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘Human Rights Campaign’s “Chefs For Equality” Evening Scores Big With DC Chefs And Their Fans’

Human Rights Campaign’s “Chefs For Equality” Evening Scores Big With DC Chefs And Their Fans When Washington Post food writer David Hagedorn is doing the asking, big name chefs and restaurateurs respond.  Though we didn’t see her there, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who married David and his partner, Michael Widomski, last fall, are […]

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Nibbles And Sips Around Town: A Green Wolf Resides on 14th Street, Tapping the Trees, A Visit to Maple Avenue Restaurant, Station 4 Goes to Valencia for Inspiration and Porchetta for a Crowd at Jackson 20

A Green Wolf Resides on 14th Street, Tapping the Trees, A Visit to Maple Avenue Restaurant, Station 4 Goes to Valencia for Inspiration and Porchetta for a Crowd at Jackson 20  One of the most frequent questions I get is, “What is your favorite restaurant?” It’s a fair question to ask of a food writer, but […]

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘Cambridge, Maryland’

In an area where watermen and their history have customarily been the prime subject of writerly interest, it was “Chesapeake” author James Michener who noted the architecture of Cambridge’s High Street, referring to its splendors as “one of the most beautiful streets in America”, which is precisely where we begin our exploration. Start in the […]

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‘Nibbles And Sips Around Town': Jose Andres’ Evocative America Eats Tavern, Penn Commons Opens, Cuba Libre’s Ceviche Classes, Restaurant Week, Vapiano’s “Dinner and a Movie Deal”, Mount Vernon’s Colonial High Jinks, and The National Gallery of Art’s Garden Café

Jose Andres’ Evocative America Eats Tavern Jose Andres’ newly minted America Eats Tavern in the Ritz-Carlton Tyson’s Corner evokes the casual elegance of Long Island’s tony Hamptons (Sag Harbor springs to mind), transforming the hotel restaurant space. Formerly occupied by French chef, Michel Richard, the charming spot is a breath of fresh air embraced in a rustic chic décor.   Andres, we’ll […]

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Nibbles and Sips Around Town: ‘Voyage To The 7,000 Islands Of The Philippines’

Voyage to the 7,000 Islands of the Philippines One of the most beautiful and evocative cookbooks to cross my path of late is the recent issue 7,000 Islands – A Food Portrait of the Philippines by Australian-Filipino food and travel writer Yasmin Newman. A lavishly photographed and comprehensive collection of recipes from around the islands of Southeast Asia, […]

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‘Nibbles and Sips': Freak Show Without a Tent, Dino’s Grotto Opens, Erin Dickins Spices Up Her Repertoire, Mio Brings Puerto Rico to DC

Freak Show Without a Tent, Dino’s Grotto Opens, Erin Dickins Spices Up Her Repertoire, Mio Brings Puerto Rico to DC  On DC-Based Food Writer Nevin Martell’s Latest Book Partiality Alert Based on Consuming Alcoholic Beverages at Martell’s in the 1960’s: I wasn’t two pages into chapter one, when author Nevin revealed that his father was […]

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Nibbles and Sips: Taberna del Alabardero Celebrates 25 Years, Toro Toro Opens, New Farmers Market Opens in Mosaic District, Cassatt/Degas Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Great Taste of Tyson’s, and “Fed Up” Makes the Case Against Sugar

Taberna del Alabardero Celebrates 25 Years, Toro Toro Opens, New Farmers Market Opens in Mosaic District, Cassatt/Degas Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Great Taste of Tyson’s, and “Fed Up” Makes the Case Against Sugar  Twenty-Five Years and Counting  Taberna del Alabardero has been a favorite destination of mine since working in the Aviation and […]

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