Stable: My Slow and Steady Ascent

When I first peruse the dinner menu at Stable restaurant, I feel… neutral. This is perfectly natural, as Stable is a Swiss American restaurant. It’s my husband’s birthday, and the one time during the year when the choice of a restaurant is solely his. I don’t relay my ambivalence over a menu that includes dishes […]

Arroz: Mem’ries

It is impossible to write about every restaurant I visit.  Sometimes great ones get past me because I don’t have time, and the details slowly slip away. (This is the case with Alma Cocina Latina in Baltimore, a restaurant I absolutely went crazy over, and highly recommend.) It’s been more than a month since I […]

Nycci Nellis: She’s Got Her Pulse on the DC Food Scene

She’s Got Her Pulse on the DC Food Scene by Lori Gardner for Jewish Food Experience It may be a Jewish stereotype to eat bagels and lox on Sunday mornings, but it’s something that I do weekly. What’s not stereotypical, but an essential part of my Sunday morning routine, is listening to Nycci Nellis on her […]

Tiger Fork: Don’t Miss Out!

I have a serious condition known as FOMO, and Instagram aggravates my symptoms.  Tiger Fork, the new restaurant in Blagden Alley featuring the cuisine of Hong Kong, is the subject of many, many Instagram photos.  The pictures alternatively intrigue and taunt me, as I plot out my visit. The no-reservations restaurant (unless you are a […]

Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que: Shaking Things Up in Silver Spring

When The Restaurant Group closed AG Kitchen in downtown Silver Spring and transformed it into Lincoln’s Bar–B–Que, they wanted to shake things up. Research pointed to potential for a barbecue restaurant in the area.  If a bustling dining room just weeks after opening Lincoln’s is any indication, the decision seems to be a fitting one. Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que offers up classic […]

Detroit: Seriously!

When my son and daughter-in-law announce they are moving to Oak Park, a suburb just outside of Detroit, I am stunned.  My daughter-in-law’s job necessitates the move, but their initial plan is to live in Ann Arbor. Who moves to Detroit? While it’s the city of my birth, I haven’t been compelled to visit in […]

Kobo: Out of Control

True confessions.  I like being in control. I am not an adventurer, am rarely spontaneous, and what comforts me most is having a plan. This character trait flies out the window when it comes to dining. I am perfectly willing to throw caution to the wind, to put my well-being in the hands of another […]

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