Monthly Archives: August 2011

Burger Wars: Best burger in DC?

August 31, 2011

It used to be the case that a burger was just a burger.  It was greasy and cheap.  When did the burger become elevated to a gourmet food?  And when did opening a gourmet burger shop become the new thing to do?  Burgers and milkshakes are the focus of the newest burger joint to...
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Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This!

August 25, 2011

I recently downloaded Rocco DiSpirito’s Now Eat This!  In this cookbook, Rocco takes “150 of America’s favorite comfort foods” and remakes them into dishes that clock in at under 350 calories a piece.  Following each recipe, Rocco provides the calorie and fat content of both the traditional and revamped versions of each dish.  It’s...
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Bobby’s Burger Palace: Who’s been crunchified?

August 23, 2011

Last week, Bobby Flay’s long-awaited Bobby’s Burger Palace (a/k/a “BBP”) opened its 2121 K St. NW location.  As expected, the lines snaked down K Street as everyone wanted to get “crunchified” right away.  I usually steer clear of new places in the first few weeks after their grand opening because of the mayhem.  I...
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Adam Express

August 22, 2011

I first read about Adam Express on Prince of Petworth (a/k/a PoP).  It’s one of the reasons I love PoP! It always brings me news about places that I’d usually just walk right past without even giving them a first, much less second, glance.  It’s taken me a while to try Adam Express, but...
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Food truck review: The Rolling Ficelle — Another food truck, but not just another sandwich!

August 21, 2011


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