Monthly Archives: April 2011

Restaurant review: My Volt experience felt more like a fizzle

April 17, 2011

I was so excited.  Just like many others who’d watched Bryan Voltaggio on Bravo’s Top Chef, I’d been trying to get a reservation at his restaurant in Frederick, MD — Volt.  My friend and I had heard it was easier to get in for lunch.  On a whim, I checked Open Table on Friday.  Surprisingly, there...
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Pork and kimchi dumplings — from scratch

April 4, 2011

My first attempt at making dumplings was a little frustrating.  I made the dumpling dough from scratch. It turned out to be quite difficult to keep it from sticking to my rolling pin unless I used a lot of extra flour to roll out each dumpling wrapper. Regardless, they turned out great! I think...
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Restaurant review: Ripple

April 4, 2011

A few days ago, three friends and I dined at Ripple in Cleveland Park.  It was our first experience there.  I think I speak for all of us when I say we were all pleased with both the food and service.
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