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.
Tag Archives: D.C.
The short answer: No. I have about 1,400 words around the long answer. In 2016, three events stood out as potential chocolate overloads. Fortunately, none managed to quell my love of the dark stuff, but not through lack of trying. … Continue reading
Melissa Clark dropped by Politics and Prose last week in honor of her latest cookbook, Dinner: Changing the Game. It’s the 38th book she’s written or collaborated on. Since her last book tour, in 2011, she’s been making videos with … Continue reading
Smithsonian Food History Weekend 2016: Bigger and Better, With Foodie Celebs – Part 2, Saturday: Food History Festival
“Deep-Dish Dialogs” was a fitting title to the Saturday program, with five intriguing personalities (and possibly a sixth, but I skipped the “Food on Film” talk to catch the rest of the festival). Jane and Michael Stern, authors of the … Continue reading
Smithsonian Food History Weekend 2016: Bigger and Better, And With (a Little) Food – Part 1, Friday: Food History Roundtables
I’m happy to report that there is now some food at the Food Weekend. Those dedicated enough to attend the Friday Roundtables got a nice bonus: a reception with beer, wine and munchies at the end of the day. Some … Continue reading
What genius decided that the National Book Festival would take place on the same weekend as the Baltimore Book Festival??? Friday’s heat and Saturday’s concrete floors darn near did me in, even as I limited my attendance in Baltimore to … Continue reading
Last Sunday, I sneaked out of school and visited another farmers market. I know, egregious, right? That’s what it felt like! But I had a good reason, and there was no chef demo to shepherd at the Olney Farmers and … Continue reading
What would you like to know about the eating habits of the Supreme Court? A peek behind the bench was revealed earlier this month when the Smithsonian Food History Program collaborated with the Supreme Court Historical Society to present a … Continue reading
Where can one find tastes of eighteen countries’ best dishes in one impressive light-filled atrium? At the Embassy Chef Challenge, an annual event sponsored by Events DC and Cultural Tourism DC, the folks who bring you the Embassy Open Houses … Continue reading
No, the title is not a typo, but echoes the clever type layout for one of the cookbooks authored by two of the panelists at the program, “Cooking Korean in America.” Last month, one of the History After Hours sessions … Continue reading