Indique: A Worthy Competitor

When you meet K.N. Vinod, co-owner and Executive Chef of Indique, it’s hard to imagine him as a fierce competitor. He’s a mild mannered man, who smiles easily and radiates with well-deserved pride about his restaurants, which also include Bombay Bistro in Rockville.  Chef Vinod appears on the Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay in an episode titled […]

Osteria Morini: Again (and again)

I don’t actually tabulate the number of times I visit a restaurant, but if I did Osteria Morini is in the running for the number one spot.  It has been quite some time since my initial post, so I’m putting my fingers on the keyboard once again to sum up why this Navy Yards Italian […]

Pineapple and Pearls: Fusing Fine Food and Fun

About halfway through our meal at Pineapple and Pearls I offer these words of wisdom to chef/owner Aaron Silverman to express how I feel about his new restaurant: “HOLY CRAP.” It’s hard to be articulate when your mind is in the midst of being blown. We are seated at the counter, only a few feet […]

Kinship: Feeling It

Kinship, the new Shaw restaurant from Chef Eric Zeibold, has an obvious mission that plays on its name. “Kinship is a feeling of being close or connected to other people.  Our menu is a reflection of what inspires us when we think about food.  We hope that our restaurant fosters camaraderie with the people you […]

Minibar: It’s Sensational

” One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” Luciano Pavarotti, as quoted on a wall in Minibar.  If any restaurant follows this credo, it’s Minibar. There is a great deal of eating involved, but it is so much more […]

Source: Re-Source

I’ve been wanting to try the lounge at The Source by Wolfgang Puck for some time.  I dined at the upscale restaurant last summer, right before I started blogging.  But The Source catapulted to the top of my list again after winning Best Fine Dining restaurant at last week’s RAMMYS.  I am nothing if not […]

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