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…

RIP Stomach, Hello Happiness

Oh, how it has been such a crummy weekend.  The dreary rain has been a damper on my spirit.  I have also been in a foul mood all weekend because I have been sleeping terribly due to intense work-related stress dreams all night.  I am really trying to do something about that, but it may…

Pasta Making Class at the Hill Center

Since I started my blog, I have been searching for all things food-related to do in DC.  I am no stranger to eating out in DC, but I wanted a more personal experience with food.  I was scrolling through the “food” tab on Facebook events looking for inspiration for my blog.  I marked “interested” on…

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…

Buena Vida – Silver Spring

Let’s talk about tacos. I love tacos!  Tacos are the light of life.  I’d lose my mind if I couldn’t eat tacos.  Tacos heal the soul.  I honestly can’t comprehend the fact that there are people who don’t like tacos. It makes me sad that they don’t experience the euphoria of chowing down on a…