Tag Archives: Alice Waters

Jose and Carla and Joan and Alice: Saturday Night Sips 2015

I don’t usually start an article by dropping names, but I couldn’t help myself. So many shining lights of the local and national firmament in one place! They almost outshone the food. Almost. New this year at Sips: alcoholic elevators. … Continue reading

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A Fowl Theme For This Weekend

It was a fun weekend for foodies!  It’s bazaar season again, and one of my sheros was in town.  Two of the best bazaars were held yesterday. I found an addition to my tea towel collection at one.  This towel … Continue reading

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Good Food and Drink for a Good Cause

This year’s Saturday Night Sips was held once again at the Newseum, and it once again featured an array of creative cocktails, nibbles from the area’s trendy restaurants, and artisanal, handcrafted food by hopeful, entrepreneurial purveyors.    Some new features: a … Continue reading

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR SIPS & SUPPERS

Last year, I reported on these two related events  in this space (see My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend Parts 3 and 4).  This year’s events promise to be just as enjoyable for participants and beneficial for the two charities doing such … Continue reading

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You Know You’re Old When…

(and this is NOT a joke!) when you see the stuff of your childhood behind glass at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History FOOD Exhibit, for which Julia Child’s kitchen is now the centerpiece.  Granted, it is subtitled “Transforming … Continue reading

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Natural Products Expo East, Part 2: Alice Waters, Blue Buddha, Made In Montana

Alice Waters gave the keynote address at the Natural Products Expo East.  She is an inspirational speaker, and the audience was there to be inspired! The young people in the chef’s whites are students at Stratford University’s culinary school.  They, … Continue reading

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My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend 4: Sunday Night Supper

I had the opportunity to volunteer for one of the Sunday Night Suppers sponsored by the “Sips and Suppers” event to benefit Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen.  This series of twenty or so simultaneous suppers took place in the … Continue reading

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My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend – Part 3: Saturday Night Sips

As I was walking down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Newseum, I heard rumbling behind me.  I turned to see a large ham mounted on an armature rolling past, flanked by two chefs from Zaytinya.  It was the twin of the … Continue reading

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My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend – Part 2: The Portrait Presentation and Reception

After the conversation part of the evening ended (too soon!), the portrait unveiling and reception commenced.  From the auditorium, we processed to the Kogod Courtyard – an awesome venue for a party.  I have been there in the daytime, but … Continue reading

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My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend – Part 1: The Conversation

It started on Friday evening, January 20, at the National Portrait Gallery. Alice Waters is one of the seminal influences on food in this country.  She sparked a food revolution with her Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley – it was … Continue reading

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