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…

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…

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…