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…

MetroCooking DC 2018

Over the weekend, I got out of the house and went to a cooking convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  I fortunately stumbled upon the event page on Facebook for MetroCooking DC earlier in the week or I would have missed it. I was intrigued by the general premise of it.  There were…

Truffle-Making Class at the Chocolate House

The Chocolate House is a small chocolate boutique in the Adams Morgan neighborhood in DC.  Sitting in an English basement, this small business sells chocolate bars and truffles from around the world.  They also have chocolate tasting classes and truffle-making classes. I booked a truffle-making class for $49 using a Travel Zoo voucher (normally $75…

Birthday Dinner at Sfoglina

I already spilled my heart and soul in my last post.  This one is more about the food.  Today was my 27th birthday, and Chris took me to an amazing birthday dinner at Sfoglina in DC. It is hard to believe that Chris has been in my life for nine birthdays now! I have had…