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  • Gino Troia speaks his mind

     
    If you haven't checked out the current issue of Style magazine, you should. It's the food issue, with some very interesting stuff in it. Thanks to Dahlink for pointing out the story about the Troias, who have been one of......
  • Next Sunday's review: Volt

     
    As some of you may have guessed from my bacon soap post, next Sunday I'll be reviewing Volt in Frederick. This is the restaurant suddenly made famous because owner/chef Bryan Voltaggio is a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef this season.We......
  • The chef as media whore

     
    I'm still working my way through the terrible trends, or at least the ones that affect us locally. No. 2 is 'The Chef as Media Whore.'Remember, these are 'in order of annoyance.' That surprises me. There are a lot more......
  • Free wine and beer at Woodberry Kitchen

     
    Here's a deal for you. Today and Thursday Woodberry Kitchen is celebrating its second anniversary by offering free wine and beer selections to those who arrive on foot, by bike or by light rail. I'm not sure how they can......
  • Why I like restaurants with one-word names

     
    If you knew how many rude e-mails I get every day, you would understand why I sometimes get cranky on this blog. It's like people who create computer viruses, as the Zen Master pointed out this morning when I told......
  • White House-FOX summit: No beer

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 8:15 pm EDT The president had his war cabinet in at the White House this week, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff are coming Friday, but today another combatant apparently stopped by the West......
  • White House: Making honey, honey

     
    by Mark Silva Apparently, the White House is minding its own bee's wax lately. In the gardens of the South Lawn, which has hosted a hive of activity since the new first family moved in, working bees are turning out......
  • 2 South Florida restaurants closed for health, safety violations

     
    Vermin infestations and other critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws found by inspectors at two South Florida restaurants last week prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to temporarily close them. La Nueva....
  • Top 10 Things You'll Find in the Restaurants in Hell

     
    This week's Top 10 is in honor of Halloween.For those of us who enjoy eating out more than we should, there is a special punishment reserved for us in hell. We will be forced to go out to eat over......
  • Obama donors, White House visitors

     
    by Mark Silva The White House maintains that it hasn't offered special treatment for political donors, following a report today that the president has "quietly rewarded scores of top Democratic donors with VIP access to the White House.'' High-dollar...
  • Next Sunday's review: Azul 17

     
    My daughter laughed when I told her we had just eaten at Azul 17 because the friends she had been with had spent time at two hot spots in Chicago that same evening: Hub 51 and Bin 36. Is it......