Taste Your Music Benefit Concert at the Hamilton

Thursday, September 3, 2015 The Hamilton Live Gourmet Symphony and Capital City Symphony co-host a celebratory evening of curated cocktails, cuisine, and music benefiting Taste Your Music, the community outreach project that feeds and inspires DC’s residents in need. A portion of the event’s proceeds benefit Bread for the City, Miriam’s Kitchen, and So Others Might Eat….

Meet DC’s Meat Man

Most children relish the thought of sweet treats, like rugelach or those festive chocolate-covered rainbow cookies. Not Douglas Singer, meat extraordinaire and owner of Singer’s Significant Meats. As a child growing up in Cleveland and Detroit, Singer made no bones about his favorite indulgences when visiting his grandparents. He wanted to go to the deli,…

Bacon & Bourbon Festival November 19

Pardon the puns and come out to support a great cause, the fight against Alzheimer’s, to the tune of bluegrass, bacon and bourbon. Join Washington City Paper for an evening of bacon, bourbon, beer and bluegrass. (Now that’s a mouthful. A delicious mouthful.) Your ticket provides you the opportunity to taste over 30 top whiskies…

Canstruction Build Out at the National Building Museum

Canstruction 2014 is almost here! Twenty-eight teams will have just six hours to construct their imaginative sculptures! This year’s theme “Play With Your Food” turns the childhood admonition on its head. A record number of teams will use cans of food to recreate giant versions of classic toys and games including chess pieces, roller skates, and tree…

The Red Hen: An Italian Gem with Jewish Roots

Food, family and personality. Jewish-American and Italian-American culture have much in common. But most Italian eateries don’t have the deep Jewish roots of The Red Hen, a new neighborhood gem in Bloomingdale. When Friedman decided to start his own restaurant, the nostalgic idea of soul-warming, homey Italian food with Jewish influences came to the forefront….

Buffalo & Bergen: Sweet Syrups and Knostalgic Knishes

One might be forgiven for thinking that the last creamy drops from yesteryear’s soda shop have long since been wiped clean from Formica countertops. But one intrepid New York transplant has enlivened the genre in DC at her space in Union Market: Gina Chersevani, owner, chef and master mixologist of Buffalo & Bergen, which also happens to…

Soupergirl: DC’s Mother-Daughter Souperhero Team

It’s common knowledge that Mom knows best—especially when it comes to cooking. But it’s certainly not as common to set up a business based on Mom’s wholesome, progressive and earth-friendly food. Meet Soupergirl, which is run by a mother-daughter duo that has brought the passion (not to mention healthfulness!) of a unique style of home cooking…

A Night of Beer and Cheese at Scion Restaurant 

This is a sponsored post. Because we already know that wine and cheese are good together If you haven’t got anything planned for Wednesday, May 7, then you will want to purchase tickets for Beer & Cheese: An Evening with Funkwerks, Odell, & Right Proper, which will be held at 5pm at Scion’s Restaurant in Dupont Circle (2100 P…