What It MeansCatillation is an obsolete word meaning: to lick one's plate. It has nothing to do with cats, except that they catillate quite a bit.
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Every year, this show is one of the highlights of the season for a food writer. The 2015 edition did not disappoint. My only regret ? There’s never enough time to see it all. Believe me, I tried. So many … Continue reading
Today I set up my new desk calendar. The nice folks at Botanical Interests have been sending me their calendar for several years now, and it has brightened my desk with lovely illustrations of flowers and vegetables. Their online seed … Continue reading
In May, the annual National Harbor Wine and Food Festival combined some of Washington’s top chefs with tastes of food and drink. Then they threw in a great venue – right on the water – and good spring weather. That’s … Continue reading
I noticed that two famous local chefs who have been demo chefs at the Olney Farmers Market will be judges for the Embassy Chef Challenge next week. Joan Nathan and Amy Riolo, along with other chefs and food writers, are … Continue reading
Yet another in the continuing series of strange food-related random observations: But Wouldn’t Being Gummy Make Them Stick To The Slingshot? These were on offer at the snack counter at a movie theater in Reston, at a preview of … Continue reading
Three strange food-related things observed lately: Two Starbucks Too Close In the Fallsgrove shopping center in Rockville, the Safeway has a Starbucks stall inside. The next store to the left is, guess what? A Starbucks! Is this a contender for … Continue reading
I’ve been collecting odd food-related sightings since I’ve been writing (and carrying a phone with a pretty-good built-in camera). Here are three of them. Rude Scarecrows These scarecrows were sighted on Muncaster Road between Route 108 and Redland. They were … Continue reading
In case anyone is wondering why I have not posted lately, I suffered a heart attack and subsequent bypass operation in mid-February. I hope to resume my life and blog in the near future.
On Saturday, I decided to celebrate (or mourn) the end of the OFAM season by going to two other markets that I enjoy patronizing. Since my daughter has moved to Baltimore, it was convenient to visit the Waverly market. This … Continue reading