Monthly Archives: June 2012

Food truck roundup

June 22, 2012
Food truck roundup

Here’s the latest in my food truck adventures. **** I tried Tasty Kabob’s lamb platter, which came with rice, side salad, and chick peas.  The portions were generous.  I liked the chick peas.  I was a little disappointed with the lamb which was actually gyro-style meat, cut into cubes so as to look like...
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Economy gives local restaurants pink slips

June 21, 2012
Economy gives local restaurants pink slips

Today is the last day to check out Current as they are shutting their doors permanently! Times are tough as reflected by the number of restaurant closings in the last month – Casa Nonna, Heritage India, and Fruit Bat, to name a few. Eater DC has been compiling a list of closings taking place...
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Event: Take Flight with Bourbon Women

June 12, 2012
Event: Take Flight with Bourbon Women

Are you a bourbon girl? That was the question posed to me by Peggy Stevens, founding member of the Bourbon Women Association. Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking to Stevens about Bourbon Women Take Flight, the Association’s bourbon-tasting/networking event being held at Jack Rose on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 (5:30-8pm).  The event includes signature...
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Pepe Food Truck

June 9, 2012
Pepe Food Truck

I have to hand it to José Andrés and his Pepe food truck for making one hell of a sandwich even though it felt wrong to pay $14 for a food truck sandwich. I’m speaking of the Pepito de Ternera, made with seared beef tenderloin, sweet caramelized onions, piquillo pepper confit and blue cheese. All these...
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Tasty forkfuls!

June 6, 2012
Tasty forkfuls!

I’ve had some tasty treats on my fork lately.  Check them out! *** I love the simplicity of Boqueria’s pan con tomato that comes with the cheese plate and other dishes.  The albondigas are exceptional as is the tomato-based sauce in which they’re nestled.  The only thing missing was a huge hunk of crusty...
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