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Gin and tonic, a Spanish obsession

“The Spaniards are obsessive about gin and tonics” espoused Chef José Andrés in an August, 2017 article in Food and Wine Magazine. He said, “Spanish bars can have upwards to 50 gins.” These gins vary with assorted aromatics and botanicals. […]

Gin and tonic, a Spanish obsession

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“The Spaniards are obsessive about gin and tonics” espoused Chef José Andrés in an August, 2017 article in Food and Wine Magazine. He said, “Spanish bars can have upwards to 50 gins.” These gins vary with assorted aromatics and botanicals. […]

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Signature Chefs Auction and Gala: March of Dimes

So many worthy causes and how does one choose which ones to support? One of my picks is the March of Dimes of Central Maryland that helps moms have

Authentic Hawaiian food at Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz

When you can’t get to Hawaii but crave a taste of these Pacific Islands, you don’t have to travel that far. Just make a reservation at Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz.

Landmark hospitality at Richmond’s Jefferson Hotel and Lemaire Restaurant

From the moment my car approached the impressive 19th century Jefferson Hotel, pulled into the cobblestoned drive lined with well-manicured topiary, greenery and flowers, I knew then that a

Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic’s Down on the Farm Celebration

Don’t save the date, buy your tickets now to an evening that will help make local children with life-threatening medical conditions wishes come true. The Franzoni Family present’s their 5th

Historic Cider Barrel’s resurrection

Single mom, hard working, award winning pastry chef Brandi Edinger reached out to me back in November asking my help should she go forward on a Kickstarter program, a

This little piggy went to market: Cochon555

They’re back; those delicious, plump heritage pigs will be making an appearance Sunday, August 6 at Cochon555 in Washington DC at the Watergate Hotel. An all out pig out and

Mi & Yu Noodle Shop expansion: Baltimore and Virginia

Mi & Yu Noodle Shop reminds me of Tampopo, a 1985 Japanese comedy of many subplots, but at its core, making that perfect bowl of slurpable ramen noodle soups

Le Bon Magot sampling at Eddies of Roland Park: Mark your calendar

So, I ran into Amy today who I haven’t seen in eons and we were playing catch up with our lives. We both discovered that we were at the

Virginia: True to Our Roots Wine and Dine

For a few weeks, I’ve been trying to focus on writing my story about a recent trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, finding a focal point. First, Virginia is core to our

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