food + cooking

10 Questions for D.C. Central Kitchen's Michael F. Curtin, Jr.

Learn how the head of one of America's largest homeless shelters and soup kitchens found his dream job

Having a Grand Time, Washington, D.C.

We offered some of our favorite restaurant critics a theoretical $1,000 to spend dining out in their home city.
October 2009
food politics

Cooking School for Soldiers

Sick of dishing out heat-and-eat meals, a group of Army Special Forces cooks enlists the help of a civilian chef.
chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Rock Venues with Great Food

In the years I spent touring with the British rock band Electrelane, I sampled quite a few venue menus. Here are eight of my favorites.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: The Gibson

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Washington’s latest neo-speakeasy mixes up both classics and more modern inventions.
chefs + restaurants

Restaurants Now: The Gibson, Terragusto on Armitage, and Le Safari

Our roundup this week includes a Beltway bar worth the wait, killer pasta in Chicago, and perfect pizza in Nice.
chefs + restaurants

The Top Five Tastes of Inauguration Weekend

Chestnut pancakes with José Andrés and his daughters, Najmieh Batmanglij’s amazing chicken shish kebab, and more.
food + cooking

An American Minute, Ben’s Chili Bowl Edition

Election Day in Washington, D.C. is like the Super Bowl, Christmas, and Mardi Gras rolled into one. And then some.
chefs + restaurants

Washington D.C.’s Little Ethiopia

For years, white Washingtonians have been reluctant to embrace Ethiopian food. But that might be changing.
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