Tag Archives: Jose Andres

It’s Greek to Me (In a Good Way): A Taste of Greece and The Greeks Exhibit at the National Geographic Museum

The National Geographic Society is eclectic in its areas of expertise: photography, geography, exploration, science…they demonstrated their mastery of meteorology by having an outdoor event showcasing the Greek food of the Washington area on the least humid and most zephyric … Continue reading

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Playing Hooky Results in Celebrity Sighting

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

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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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More Is More: Tom Sietsema and Jose Andres at the Newseum

In the Newseum Auditorium on Monday, the restaurant critic and the chef held about 500 people enthralled for nearly two hours. David Hagedorn was there, too, but as moderator he was lagniappe: a nice surprise but not vital to the … Continue reading

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Up To New York City: The 2013 Fancy Food Show, Part 1: The Show Floor

After two years in Washington DC, the show moved back to its home in the renovated Javits Convention Center. We made the pilgrimage north to attend. It was totally worth it. The floor was full of exhibitors, there were after-hours … 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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Not the Civilian Conservation Corps

There’s an organization for every profession, and one of the world’s most exclusive has to be the Club des Chefs des Chefs – the club for chefs to heads of state.  I had a chance to meet many of them … 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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Body and Soul at the NGA

The National Gallery of Art is one of the unique treasures of Washington, DC and a major reason so many of us are spoiled rotten about museums.  It houses a world-class art collection and, like the Smithsonian, the NGA is … 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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