Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fun and informative, tequila tasting at El Centro may become a regular event!

October 25, 2011
Fun and informative, tequila tasting at El Centro may become a regular event!

Stay thirsty, my friends.  Ok, I’m not the Dos Equis guy (love him!) and I’m not writing about beer.  This post is about tequila – the sippin’ kind.  When my friend suggested going to a (free!) tequila tasting at El Centro tonight, I jumped at the opportunity.  Naturally.  The scoop is that El Centro...
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Review: ShopHouse, guilt-free and tasty fast food

October 18, 2011

To say that Chipotle changed the concept of fast food and how most people view Mexican food is no understatement.  Now, the founders of Chipotle are trying to do to Asian fare what they did with Mexican fare eighteen years ago. (I still can’t believe Chipotle has been around that long!)  The result is...
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Review: Smoked Meats & The Bacon Dream Cream at Smoke & Barrel

October 14, 2011

What do smoked meats and bacon creme brulee have in common? Me! I ate both the other day at Smoke & Barrel (“S&B”), the newest venture from the folks that have brought us Asylum and Meridian Pint.  I’m always happy to see another BBQ joint open in DC and, even happier, when it opens...
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Review: Oh Fish! was Oh My!

October 13, 2011

Usually the words “fast food sushi” evoke feelings of fear and my bowels cringe a little.  I’ve always steered clear of food court sushi or similar establishments because I’m an elitist and very picky about my sushi.  Yet, when Chef Kaz Okochi’s name is attached, I have no qualms about checking it out.  As...
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