Fuse Taco Grand Opening – Bethesda

People who know me well know there is very little I love in life more than a good taco.  I also get upset when tacos are disrespected. I was rather excited to go to the Grand Opening of Fuse Taco in Bethesda today.   This is a brand new restaurant taking the place of Bold Bite…

Toro Toro DC

I swear that half of my friends were born in the last week of February.  It is already a short month, and then I typically have all these birthday activities packed into that one week.  That means I get in a ton of socializing, food, and booze into my schedule. My friend Andrew (not Andrew…

Founding Farmers DC

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to show some good friends one of my favorite DC restaurants, Founding Farmers.  My dear friend Amy, who was one of my supervisors during my on-campus job in the community service office at Dickinson, was in town with her daughter, Meg, who was interviewing for grad school.  Amy…

Cuba Libre DC

My stomach is full right now, and my heart is happy.  I met up with my dear friend, Anthony, for dinner at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.  Our original plan was to meet at Habana Village in Adams-Morgan.  However, they are not open on Tuesdays.  I was in the mood for Cuban food, so…

Le Diplomate DC

It’s been quite awhile since I have done a restaurant review, but this post is long overdue for multiple reasons.  Chris and I have been planning to have a night out at Le Diplomate for a little over a year now.  It was supposed to be our Christmas present to each other last year.  We just…

Gallo’s Italian Villa – Neshannock Township

The final stop on my culinary nostalgia during vacation was dinner at Gallo’s Italian Villa in Neshannock Township.  I wanted some of that classic, New Castle Italian American food before I left.  I had a serious craving for some cavatelli. Cavatelli (or cavats as we say in Little Italy) are my all-time favorite pasta.  They…

El Canelo – Shenango Township

Have I mentioned yet that I really love tacos?  I really, really do.  I could eat just tacos for the rest of my life and be happy.  I have always loved tacos.  I did not, however, always have an accurate understanding of Mexican food. Growing up in a very white area of Pennsylvania, it was…