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…

Around the World Cultural Food Festival

Today, I attended the Around the World Cultural Food Festival in Freedom Plaza.  I think it is better called ‘A Foodie Paradise.’  Local restaurants represented food from Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, EL Salvador, Greece, Guam, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Lebanon, Nigeria, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, New Orleans, and Vietnam.  This is one of my favorite things…

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

There are certain events or holidays throughout the year that people tend to look forward to in great anticipation:  Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, vacations, etc.  As a Foodie, I look forward to restaurant week or weeks really.  I have a terrible time tracking when it actually happens since there is DC restaurant week, Metropolitan Washington Restaurant…

Q by Peter Chang

My absolute favorite thing about food is sharing it with people. Food to me is about community and spreading joy.  My friends know I love to host people for dinner and parties so I can experiment with new recipes.  I also love to go to good restaurants with my friends to share a wonderful culinary…

Jetties Sandwich Shop

If you live in DC or even if you are just here visiting, I recommend making a stop at Jetties Sandwich Shop.  Jetties is a small regional chain restaurant with locations in Chevy Chase, Penn Quarter, Foxhall, Macomb, Bethesda, and Downtown DC (on I street).  I have been to a few of the locations, but…